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  • W.L. Sweeney Fisheries Museum
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W.L. Sweeney Fisheries Museum

112 Water Street, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia B5A 1L5
(902) 742-3457 |

Dive Into the Sport Tuna Fishing Capital of the World

The W.L. Sweeney Fisheries Museum was created by his son and daughters to tell the story of the men and women of Laurence Sweeney Fisheries Limited of Yarmouth, Nova Scotia.

Step across the threshold and back in time. Explore the Sweeney marine heritage through unique exhibits: a simulation of a traditional fishing wharf, complete with fishing, processing and ship repair sheds, wharf decks and even a coastal freighter. Nothing is roped off in this interactive museum. Visit W.L. Sweeney Fisheries Museum for a unique and authentic hands-on experience!

Hours of Operation

  • June - October:
  • Monday : 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday : 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday : 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday : 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday : 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday : 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Sunday : 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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