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Shelburne Museum Complex

Dock St., Shelburne, Nova Scotia B0T 1W0, Canada
+1 902-875-3219
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Three Museums by the Sea

Its great to have and experience the activities that are boasted by this trio of Shelburne Museums... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Pat D
Shelburne, Canada
Very interesting small museum

We bought the three pack entrance to the museums in Shelburne. Fun little museum. One of its... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2017
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Dock St., Shelburne, Nova Scotia B0T 1W0, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Its great to have and experience the activities that are boasted by this trio of Shelburne Museums. The workers seem to really enjoy the opportunity to share their knowledge. There's always interesting bits of history to be learned. The location, close by the Shelburne Harbour...More

Thank Pat D
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

We bought the three pack entrance to the museums in Shelburne. Fun little museum. One of its current exhibits is the history on women's undergarments which was interesting. Very knowledgable and friendly staff.

Thank MarlaCToronto
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

We really loved this simple yet informative museum which consists of three different locations all very close to each other. Worth visiting

Thank thedove88
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

We visited the museum complex which is made up of 3 sites. We particularly enjoyed the Dory museum. The staff there were very informative and took the time to interact with visitors. The Ross Thompson home was interesting and the staff person provided some interesting...More

Thank GaspesianGirl
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Stopped here whilst driving around Nova Scotia. The array of buildings was excellent and provided an opportunity to have a good walk amongst historical buildings.

Thank travellover077
Reviewed 31 July 2017

We loved the Dory Museum and the Ross Thomson home. They were very informative. I would skip the Shelburne County Museum. Nobody asked if we had any questions - they were too busy eating cake !

Thank paul O
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Of the museums, I liked the Dory the most. Seeing one in the midst of construction was very interesting.

Thank Daverblond
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

The tour was okay - the best part was the tour of the Ross house. The tour guides knew their history and made the tour especially good.

Thank npdteach
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Shelburne museum is the worst of the 3 museums in Shelburne.Save some money and just visit the other two attractions in the area. There was very little to see in this museum.I was very disappointed with what I saw here.I will not be going back...More

Thank gooilersLeduc
Reviewed 11 September 2016

part of a great complex Shelburne Museum[s ] have a mix of animators and real craftsman building traditional dories. A place to step back in time. Shelburne is a beautiful little town situated on the 3rd LARGEST NATURAL HARBOUR IN THE WORLD - [ Sydney...More

Thank philandrita
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