Museum in Pictou

Northumberland Fisheries Museum

In the old train station, this museum explores the area's fishing heritage. Exhibits include strange sea creatures and the spiffy Silver Bullet, an early 1930s lobster boat.
Museum in Pictou

Hector Heritage Quay

Ticket price includes admission to the good ship Hector. The Quay has an interpretive center, a re-created blacksmith shop, a collection of shipbuilding artifacts, and displays about the Hector and its passengers.
Ship in Pictou


A replica of the ship Hector, which carried the first 200 Highland Scots to Nova Scotia, is tied up for viewing. Descend into the large hull crammed with bunks to get a feel of how challenging the crossing would hav…