Salt Store Gift Shop

The Salt Store Gift Shop offers an exciting array of items attractive to every shopping desire and budget. Located at the entrance to the Museum, located on the first floor of the oldest building in the Museum complex. Originally built by W. C. Smith and Company Limited in 1899, the structure was used as a salt storehouse for the fishing industry, as well as a warehouse and cooperage.

Now Shop Online! 


10 am to 5 pm 

Art & Home Decor

  • Lovely variety of local, traditional, nautical and whimsical items that are a perfect gift for yourself or someone else.
  • Amos Pewter
  • Locally produced brass ware by Lunenburg Industrial Foundry Engineering.
  • Prints by local artist Buzz Baker and photographer Peter Zwicker, works by local craftspersons and artisans.
  • A section of nautical and whimsical accent pieces, pillows and throws.

Clothing & Accessories

  • We carry a large and diverse selection of clothing and accessories to satisfy the most discerning visitor.
  • Tilley hats, handbags, hoodies, t-shits, socks, jackets, wraps and more
  • Jewelry selections by amos Pewter, Chelsea, Designs by Heather, and more.

New!  Pet Boutique

  •  Fashionable & Organic Pet accessories to pamper your fur babies at home and on the road.
  • Whimsical pet themed tote bags, travel mugs, leashes, scarves, Nova Scotia Fisherman pet balm and soaps plus more.


We carry a wide variety of books for all ages and interests featuring many local Nova Scotia authors. Historical, fiction, non-fiction, instructional, children & youth.

  • Check out some of our newest additions.
  • Amazing Black Atlantic Canadians
  • Inspiring Stories of Courage and Achievement
  • The Dutch Oven Cookbook
  • Everybody’s Different on Everybody Street
  • Stay the Blazes Home
  • Hope for Wildlife
  • A Portrait of Lunenburg County

Kid's Corner

A great selection of children’s t-shirts, hoodies, jackets, sun hats, toys, nautical themed stuffed animals, books and more.Sizes infant - 12


You’ll find a wide assortment of mugs, magnets, t-shirts, ball caps, post cards tote bags good selection of candy, maple products & more including Plus a fun  selection of nautical christmas ornaments, tea towels, and home decor for both inside and out.


U.S Currency, Visa, Master Card, Interact accepted

CAA/AAA 10% discount

Dory Mate 10% discount

10 am to 5 pm