For a small town, we have plenty of things to do to keep you occupied. We have museums that tell the story of our culture and history, and we have outdoor attractions to explore our nature. Allow yourself to be curious and explore our Town.
See below and to the right for a selection of places available to you.
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119 Old Birchtown Road, Shelburne, Nova Scotia B0T 1W0, Canada
Enjoy the view of Birchtown Bay when you climb up the Shaw Turret. Enter the Centre's Lindsey Gallery and dive into the multimedia presentation; Explore the virtual copy of the Carlton's Book of Negroes and search for an ancestor who may have experienced this incredible journey.
11 Dock Street, Shelburne, Nova Scotia B0T 1W0, Canada
Watch as Master Dory Builder Milford Buchanan practices his craft onsite in this historically outfitted dory shop. Also unleash your inner folk artist, join a whirligig-making workshop and take home your very own whimsical creation!
Dock Street, Shelburne, Nova Scotia B0T 1W0, Canada
Shelburne’s historic waterfront retains the look and feel of a bustling 18th-century port and it is edged by 33 original United Empire Loyalist homes dating from 1783, walking paths and wildflowers. Take a stroll!
9 Charlotte Lane, Shelburne, Nova Scotia B0T 1W0, Canada
Find yourself at home and at work in the store with the Ross family in early Shelburne. Join us for an authentic 18th Century Living Experience! Dress in authentic 18th century clothing as you carry out daily chores and make your own keepsakes from your journey back in time.
168 Water Street, Shelburne, Nova Scotia B0T 1W0, Canada
Trace your roots; you never know if you have a Shelburne County connection! Research in the library and archives to learn the history of the earliest citizens of Shelburne County.
20 Dock Street, Shelburne, Nova Scotia B0T 1W0, Canada
Get to know the heart and soul of Shelburne Town and surrounding County through exhibits of its founding peoples, the Mi'kmaq, British Loyalists, Black Loyalists, Acadian, and Welsh.Discover the glorious age of sail shipbuilding era and the fishery as Shelburne County Museum tells all through fascinating artifacts.
1822 Sandy Point Road, Shelburne, Nova Scotia B0T 1W0, Canada
Enjoy being bathed in sound and frequencies, as you get up close with stunning Planet Gongs, tuned to the planets in our universe. Relaxing, mesmerizing, amazing and a personal ride through the Universe, either in a beautiful Yome next to the Ocean or on the white, sandy beach itself.