Fisherman’s memorial

It is located on the waterfront between Adams and Knickle and the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic. The monument shaped as a compass rose, comprises eight three-sided columns at each compass point. Inscribed on these black granite columns are the names of mariners, primarily fishermen from Lunenburg County who lost their lives at sea from 1890 until the present. Learn more >>>


Halifax and Southwestern Railway Museum

Just outside Lunenburg, towards Bridgewater. Displays showing the history of the railway on the South Shore and local artifacts from the H&SW Railway; replicas of 1950s ticket office and passenger car; extensive model railroad (1/64 scale) with turntable, roundhouse, wharfs, depictions of various South Shore scenes. Many new interactive displays & activities. Learn more >>>

St. John's Church

St. John’s Church

St. John’s Church is the second-oldest Anglican church in Canada and an extraordinary example of Carpenter Gothic architecture. Substantially destroyed by fire in 2001, the building has been fully restored to its magnificent beauty. A National Historic Site, St. John’s features an underground crypt; a repatriated “Vinegar Bible” printed in 1717; and an Interpretive Centre. Learn more >>>


Blue Rocks

A small village about a six minute drive from the Town of Lunenburg. The little community of Blue Rocks is advertised as “Lunenburg’s answer to Peggy’s Cove”. Known as one of the best Kayaking spots on the South Shore of Nova Scotia. Learn more >>>


Tancook Island

Big Tancook and little Tancook are 2 islands located 6 miles off the southern coast of Nova Scotia in Mahone Bay. These two islands are accessible by passenger ferry – the William G. Ernst is stationed at Big Tancook and makes daily runs to and from the historic yachting community of Chester. Learn more >>>