history of Yarmouth's Fishing Industry
The museum houses a collection of artifacts from companies owned by the late W. Laurence Sweeney as well as information Yarmouth's marine heritage. These objects provide a glimpse into the history of Yarmouth's fishing and freight industry. The fisheries museum contains seven reproduced buildings, an 18.5-m (60-ft) replica coastal freighter and a 30-m (100-ft) wharf, which allows visitors to experience a historical waterfront from the 20th century.
Learn the Story of the Men and Women of Laurence Sweeney Fisheries Limited, of Yarmouth, Nova Scotia
Hours of Operation
Monday to Saturday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
(May 24th to October 7th, 2022)
112 Water Street
Yarmouth, NS, B5A 1L5