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Sweeney Fisheries Museum Now Open

The W. Laurence Sweeney Museum of Fisheries opens on July 20th at 112 Water Street in Yarmouth! 

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. 

The museum hours are Monday to Saturday, 9 am to 5 pm, until August 31st.

To learn more, visit the website

Town of Yarmouth

 This is an exciting time for the Town of Yarmouth. By working together, we can meet today’s challenges and build a better future.”

Pam Mood


Town of Yarmouth
400 Main Street
Yarmouth, B5A 1G2

  (902) 742-2521
  (902) 742-6244

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