451 Main Street, Yarmouth.
Experience the fascinating history of firefighting in
the province through photographs, recollections, and
artifacts. Presenting a collection of vintage equipment
including pumpers, hose wagons, and ladder trucks - as well
as an 1863 Amoskeag Steamer, one of the oldest surviving
steamers in Canada.
Yarmouth County Museum &
Archives, 22 Collins Street, Yarmouth.
Award winning museum with over 20,000 artifacts that
document Yarmouth County's heritage. Featuring the third
largest ship portrait collection in Canada, and one of the
largest costume collections in Nova Scotia. The Yarmouth
archives is the largest non-institutional archives in Nova
Pelton-Fuller House, 20
Collins Street, Yarmouth.
This Victorian home, located next to the Yarmouth County
Museum, was the summer home of Mary Primrose (Pelton) Fuller
and her husband Alfred C. Fuller, the original Fuller Brush
man and founder of the Fuller Brush Company in Hartford,
CT. The home features various examples of period furniture,
glassware, silver and art. The Society provides guided tours
of the home during the summer months, and by appointment.
W. Laurence Sweeney
Museum, 112 Water Street, Yarmouth.
A simulation of a traditional fishing wharf, complete
with fish processing, ship repair sheds, wharf decks, and a
reduced scale coastal freighter. It is on the site of the
former Laurence Sweeney Fisheries, which was from 1923 until
1994 one of the most significant fishing and shipping
enterprises in Southwest Nova Scotia.
Killam Brothers Shipping
Office -Water Street, Yarmouth
Canada's oldest shipping office. During Yarmouth's
golden age of sail the Killam Brothers Shipping Office
played a major role in Yarmouth's financial growth.
Historic Acadian Village, 91 Old Church Road, Pubnico
Step back in time and discover Acadian life from the
mid-1600s to the late 1800s. In this reconstructed Acadian
village, discover the life and work of the Acadians.