Top ChoiceMuseum in Parrsboro

Fundy Geological Museum

If you want to understand the geological history of the Bay of Fundy this excellent museum should be your first port of call. It has a wide range of interactive exhibits, but inevitably the highlights are the...

Bistro in Parrsboro

Black Rock Bistro

New owners have brought fresh flavors to this downtown bistro, pretty much the pick of Parrsboro's eating places. Steak-frites, handmade burgers, slow-roasted ribs, and the odd pasta and risotto dish will make...

Theater in Parrsboro

Ship's Company Theatre

Surely the most unusual theater space in Nova Scotia, this place is built around the MV Kipawo, the last of the Minas Basin ferries. There's a summer season of plays, plus kids' shows, comedy, readings and music...

Museum in Parrsboro

Ottawa House Museum By-the-Sea

This 21-room mansion was once the summer home of Sir Charles Tupper (1821–1915), who served as premier of Nova Scotia and also as prime minister of Canada. The museum has exhibits on shipbuilding, rumrunning and...

Arts Center in Parrsboro

Main & Station Nonesuch

In an imposing brick building that's served as a post office, a customs house and an armoury, this arty place is now a combined workshop venue, vegetarian cafe, secondhand bookstore and occasional performance...

Canadian in Parrsboro

Harbour View Restaurant

If it's fish-and-chips, homemade chowder, delicious pies and supersize club sandwiches you want, this homey diner down by the water will definitely fit the bill. Zero pretension, checked tablecloths, bottomless...

Museum in Parrsboro

Age of Sail Museum

This museum on the banks of the tidal Greville River, about 20km west of Parrsboro, memorializes the age of sail and the area's shipbuilding past. A restored church and a working blacksmith shop are also on-site.

Cultural in Parrsboro

Nova Scotia Gem & Mineral Show

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

Microbrewery in Parrsboro

Two Islands Brewing

This newly opened microbrewery has four core ales: a blonde, an Irish red, a porter and an American pale ale. It also runs a small cafe next door.

Gifts & Souvenirs in Parrsboro

Tysons' Fine Minerals

This place is more like a museum than a shop, displaying some of the most sparkling, massive and colorful minerals you're likely to see anywhere.

Museum in Parrsboro


Discover the science behind in-stream tidal energy at this research center, which uses the incredible tides of the Bay of Fundy to create electricity.