Northumberland Fisheries Museum, Pictou

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  • 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 »
  • Great info about lobsters and NS fishery. They also have excellent version of a Swampscott dory and explanation of how it was used.  more »
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  • 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.
  • Well designed addition in keeping with the setting

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