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Shelburne's Historic Waterfront - Museums by the Sea

Located In Shelburne (town of)
Where To Find Us
20 Dock St
Shelburne, NS B0T 1W0
Areas Served Shelburne County
Phone 902-875-3219
Mailing Address c/o Shelburne Historical Society 
PO Box Box 39 
Shelburne, NS B0T 1W0
Description & Services
The waterfront Heritage District retains an aura of the 18th century.  
Enjoy a visit to Shelburne's Historic Waterfront - Museums by the Sea. The Ross-Thomson House & Store Museum, which has the oldest restored store in North America; the Shelburne County Museum, which has the oldest fire pumper in North America; the Dory Shop , where the art of dory-making is demonstrated each day during the summer, and the Coyle House, where Tottie's Crafts sell their wares.
Hours Please visit our website at or call us at 902.875.3219. Hours vary by season.
Special Information
Tags Recreation Categories ; South Shore Connect ; Visual Arts