Lobster Hatchery!

Open for the 2012 June Hours 9 - 5pm Monday to Fridays July & August 10am - 6pm Everyday . Come down to the Pictou waterfront and learn more about this great initiative.


Lighthouse Museum

Is here and it now contains a beautiful Gift Shop with the most extensive lobster products in Pictou.

About Us

The Northumberland Fisheries Museum is currently housed in three areas 1) a former Canadian National Railway Station in downtown Pictou housing the main displays 2) Is a new Lobster Hatchery on the waterfront and 3) A new full size lighthouse also on the waterfront housing the Rip Irwin collecting. The CN Station was built in 1904 and passenger trains came there until the 1950's. The museum has been located here since 1978, however, due to a devastating fire in 1996 the building remained closed for three years.

Although there have been some changes over the years the goal of the museum remains the same. The museum is here to pay tribute to the hardworking fisher folk of the Northumberland Strait who have made fishing into the great industry it is today.

The three phase project will see the completion of a new museum on the waterfront which will not only house the main displays but also connect the lighthouse and hatchery into one large exhibit area.

 























 


Hours Of Operation 2012

Main Museum

June
9am-5pm

July & Aug

10am-6pm

Lighthouse Museum

June
9am-5pm

July & Aug

10am-6pm

 



 

Open Now

Please call for appointment for school tours

 


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