Cumberland County Heritage Network Society

Monday, May 11, 2009

Age of Sail Heritage Centre Season Opening

The Age of Sail 2009 season opening will get under way on May 30th.
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Age of Sail Heritage Centre Museum
8334 Highway 209
Port Greville, Nova Scotia
Phone 902.348.2030
Hours of Operation:
Open May 30 to October 12.
Open 7 days a week in July & August, 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. In June, September & October, closed Tuesday and Wednesday
Admission: Admission fee charged.
Located on the Ratchford River, on the site of the Red House Landing, this museum centre tells the story of the incredible shipbuilding history of the Parrsborough Shore. Home to over 700 tall ships and a leader in wooden vessels well into the 20th century, the museum shows through hands on displays and panels, various aspects of this rich history. Over 2000 artefacts and countless archives bring the history to life with the help of knowledgeable guides. Also on site is the 100 yr old Port Greville lighthouse and a functional blacksmith shop. The Port Hole Cafe & Gift Shop is located on site. This cozy maritime Tea Room is a great place to have a refreshing drink or even a light lunch made from the finest baking the Parrsboro Shore has to offer. Continuous addition of artefact and on going expansion means always something new to see!

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