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Age of Sail Heritage Museum & Archives

Located In Port Greville
Where To Find Us
Age of Sail Heritage Museum
8334 Highway 209
Port Greville, NS B0M 1T0
Areas Served Nova Scotia
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Phone 902-348-2030
Contact Ohra Colins, President, Greville Bay Shipbuilding Museum Society; Phone: 902-254-2079
Alternate Contact Oralee O'Byrne, Curator/Manager
Mailing Address PO Box 214 
Port Greville, NS B0M 1T0
Description & Services
Information The Age of Sail is a museum complex consisting of six display buildings, including a re-purposed 1854 Methodist Church; a newer uniquely built ship building; an original working blacksmith shop, 1908 lighthouse, wharf walkway, and more. There is also a cafĂ©, gift shop, archives and genealogy database as well as a public space for meetings or rentals. Professional exhibits; videos and interpretive tours teaching the history of lumbering, shipbuilding, and sailing history of the Parrsboro Shore as well as the communities that supported them. Archival research is available and genealogical help from our genealogy database of over 50000 names. Special activities are available for children and self-tour guides in French and German are available. 
Groups are welcome.
Hours May thru October, 10:00 am to 6:00 pm Thursday thru Monday, open 7 days a week in July and August
Meetings Society general meeting last Wednesday of the month March-Oct, Take a break Thursday 10 April-Nov
Accessibility Partially Accessible- Parking, washrooms, cafe, main floors of 2 display buildings
Special Information
Tags Classes/courses ; Family-friendly ; Fundy Connect ; Museum ; Recreation Categories ; Tourism