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Shelburne Museum Complex

Dock St., Shelburne, Nova Scotia B0T 1W0, Canada
+1 902-875-3219
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The Dory museum/workshop was the best part

We visited the museum complex which is made up of 3 sites. We particularly enjoyed the Dory... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Toronto, Canada
via mobile
A good stop

Stopped here whilst driving around Nova Scotia. The array of buildings was excellent and provided... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Canberra, Australia
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Dock St., Shelburne, Nova Scotia B0T 1W0, Canada
+1 902-875-3219
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 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 10 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
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Tottie's Store is a handcraft shop operating on Dock Street, within the museum complex. A portion of the sales proceeds go to supporting museum operations. I don't know if anyone really knows about it, but the selection of items available for purchase is outstanding --...More

Thank BluenoseQueen
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Visit this straight after the Dory Museum - it is right across the street. Not quite as good but still a 4 star attraction which you really shouldn't miss.

1  Thank Meharibear
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Small local museum included interesting Micmac artifacts History on slavery would benefit from inclusion of overview summary

Thank Maria S
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