Northumberland Fisheries Museum, Pictou

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  • We visited this museum to learn more about the area's fishing culture and lobster management. The staff person was most welcoming and entertaining as she explained how they help protect the baby lobst...  more »
  • When we decided to spend a night in Pictou I read about the Fishery Museum and the "adopt a lobster" program. We had already gone to a fisheries museum in Maine, so we didn't do that. I paid $5 and ad...  more »
  • Lots of fun to take the container with the baby lobsters in the water and pour down the tube into the rocks below the pier. (They are safe and sheltered there from predators)  more »
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  • We learned SO much about lobsters at this museum. The lovely Ruby was so enthusiastic and informative. We are truly thankful for the information she provided us (including a relish place to eat!) Worth the stop.
  • Great little museum and Canada's ONLY lobster hatchery run by volunteers. You can tell they put a lot of time and effort into the place and they love doing it. Pay the $5 and "adopt" a lobster; very interesting for both kids & adults.
  • Great interactive displays! Go learn about the hard work and innovation behind the fish on your plate.
  • Lots of interesting live lobsters (different colours) and lobster larvae here. Heard it's the only lobster hatchery opened to the public so it's a must see! Staff were friendly and informative. The adopt a lobster program ($5) is a must do here and they will give a certificate and send you and email of the lobster you adopted when they release it.
  • An interesting place to learn about lobsters and their conservation efforts.

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