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Step across the threshold and back in time at the W. Laurence Sweeney Fisheries Museum. Explore the Sweeney marine heritage through unique exhibits: a simulation of a traditional fishing wharf, complete with fishing, processing and ship repair...more
112 Water St, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia B5A 1L5, Canada
The museum for its unique approach to exhibiting the past in realistic format Today is to be applauded for This Excellent result. Coming from a fishing community and large fishing area in Newfoundland I was thrilled to have visited this stunning museum. I have to...More
Adults would appreciate this museum honoring the seafaring past of Mr. Sweeney. Exhibits are hands-on and appear "just like they left them". The craftsmanship in the detail of the 2/3 scale replica of a period Coastal Freighter was incredible and children (and adults) can climb...More
Thoroughly enjoyed this museum. Guide was so helpful. We were the only visitors at the time and he was a wealth of information. If you want a true taste of Yarmouth history then this is a must place to visit.
This museum was a gem of a find. Staff were very knowledgeable. Great insight into an important man for the area. All artifacts could be touched and enjoyed. Can not say enough about the amazing staff that works here.
No question.....the best thing about this museum it's that you can touch and feel the artifacts. Tour the boat, flip through the books and paper articles, photos etc. 35 teens and they all enjoyed it very much.
Great little place. This little museum was a highlight of our stay in Yarmouth. It is an original Fish Plant, reduced to a scale of 1/3 original size. There is no such thing as "Don't Touch" here - as you can - within reason -...More