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Top Choice Bistro in Parrsboro

Black Rock Bistro

Friendly, attentive service and beautifully executed meals – from delicate homemade pastas to fresh seafood (seared scallops, lobster lollipops!) and tender juicy steaks – are complemented by an excellent wine list …
Top Choice Museum in Parrsboro

Age of Sail Heritage Centre

This fascinating museum in a postcard-perfect spot about 20km to the west of Parrsboro on Rte 209 memorializes the age of sail and the area's shipbuilding past. There's also a restored church and working blacksmiths…
Theater in Parrsboro

Ship's Company Theatre

This innovative theater company performs new Canadian and Maritime works 'on board' the MV Kipawo, the last of the Minas Basin ferries, now integrated into a new theater. There's high-quality theater for kids, impro…
Canadian in Parrsboro

Harbour View Restaurant

Hang out with the local fishers devouring Parrsboro's best 'I worked hard all day' portions of fish-and-chips, along with chowder, homemade pies and more at this casual, family-friendly restaurant, right on the wate…
Museum in Parrsboro

Fundy Geological Museum

This award-winning museum got a million-dollar makeover in 2010 and uses interactive exhibits to help its visitors 'time travel' to when the fossils littering Parrsboro's beaches were living creatures. You can see a…
Gifts & Souvenirs in Parrsboro

Tysons' Fine Minerals

This place is more like a museum than a shop, with some of the most sparkling, massive and colorful minerals on display you're likely to see anywhere. Sometimes Helen takes visitors in to see the Tysons' own private…
Museum in Parrsboro

Ottawa House Museum

This 21-room mansion was once the summer home of Sir Charles Tupper (1821–1915), who served as both premier of Nova Scotia and prime minister of Canada. The museum has exhibits on shipbuilding, rum-running and the f…
Museum in Parrsboro

FORCE

Science and environment buffs will get a kick from this fascinating leading research center for in-stream tidal energy, which welcomes visitors. It's best to phone ahead to express your interest.
Cultural in Parrsboro

Nova Scotia Gem & Mineral Show

This annual three-day event is the biggest in Parrsboro's calendar, when rock hounds from far and wide descend on the Fundy Shore in search of treasure.