Fisherman's life museum

Cast iron stove and kettle


Museum closure update | Fall 2023

Fisherman's Life Museum is currently closed to visitors. Work is underway to improve infrastructure and enhance the visitor experience for when the site does reopen to the public. Until then, please stay in touch and follow our progress through museum social channels. 

Safety Notice

Fisherman's Life Museum grounds and infrastructure have been heavily impacted by our prolonged public closure. Museum grounds are currently closed pending repair of exterior pathways, stairs and property access points. 

Fisherman's Life Museum

From the crackle of wood burning in the cook stove, to the smell of the saltwater breeze, come experience the warmth and welcome of Nova Scotia’s Eastern Shore in a traditional fishing family’s home.

Located only 40 minutes east of metro Halifax, this simple wooden house once belonged to Ervine Myers, his wife Ethelda and their 13 daughters. Like many other families who resided along Nova Scotia’s shores in the early 1900s, the Myers’ made their living off both the land and sea; fishing throughout the summer and working the woods in the winter.


Museum is closed


Child - Free
Youth - $2.80
Adult - $3.90
Senior - $2.80
Family - $8.65

*Subject to change



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