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Nova Scotia : Parrsboro
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Parrsboro is a small city in Nova Scotia

Get In[edit]

  • From the East (Halifax, Truro), Take High way 2 to Main Street

From the North (Amherst), Take Highway 2 to Main Street

From the West, take Highway 209 to Main Street

Get Around[edit]

  • Main Street runs the length of town, most attractions are right off this road.

See[edit][add listing]

Parrsboro Rock & Mineral Shop and Museum

This delightful shop features a gallery of rare fossils of prehistoric dinosaurs, reptiles, and amphibians. See the world's smallest dinosaur footprint, rocks and minerals; Agate, amethyst, stone gifts, hand-made jewelry, paintings. Prospector supplies, books and maps are available. Tours by appointment only.

349 Whitehall Road.PO Box 395.Parrsboro, NS B0M 1S0


Ottawa House Museum

Address: 1155 Whitehall Road, Parrsboro, NS, Canada B0M 1S0

Telephone: 1 902 254 2376

Hours of Operation: Daily: 10:00 - 6:00 24th of May weekend to mid September

Admission Adults: $2.00 Children accompanied by an adult: free

Donations always accepted.

Age if Sail Heritage Center

Through pictures, videos, story telling, models, artifacts and hands on exhibits, the museum brings to life the history of shipbuilding and lumbering and community lives.

Museum Hours of Operation for 2010: May 29th - October 11th 10:00am - 6:00pm, (closed Tues & Wed in June) Cafe Hours Jun 6-Oct 5 (same hours as Museum)

Operated by: The Greville Bay Shipbuilding Museum Society Contact: Ohra Colins 902.348.2060 or Oralee O'Byrne (Curator) 902.254.2079 P.O. Box 14 8334 on Highway 209 Port Greville, NS B0M 1T0 Ph:1.902.348.2030

Joy Laking Gallery

6730 Hwy #2 Bass River, Nova Scotia, Canada B0M 1B0 902-647-2816 or 800-565-5899 fax 902-647-2816

Tyson’s Fine Minerals Inc.

T: 902.728.TFMI (8364) F: 902.728.3399

PO Box 634 Parrsboro, NS Canada B0M 1S0

Do[edit][add listing]

  • -Play a round of Golf at the Parrsboro Golf Club

The Parrsboro Golf Club is a challenging 9 hole, 2,343 yard, par 33 course, situated on the shores of the Minas Basin & only 4 miles from Parrsboro. Golfers and visitors will enjoy a spectacular view of Bay of Fundy. The course borders a 100 foot cliff to the beach below number #2 fairway and #3 tee.

Parrsboro Golf Club, Box 430, Parrsboro, N.S. Canada, BOMISO phone 1 902 254

-See a show at the Ships Company Theater

Box Office: 1-800-565-SHOW

-Visit the Fundy Geological Museum

Fundy Geological Museum 162 Two Islands Road Parrsboro, NS B0M 1S0 t. 1-902-254-3814 toll free - 1-866-856-DIN0

-Take a nice walk along the Bay of Fundy

Home of the world's highest tides, the Bay of Fundy is a unique ecosystem that attracts millions of migratory birds, whales and abundant marine life. It is one of the great natural places left on earth. Twice daily the bay empties exposing broad sweeping tidal flats, gem stones and fossils

Buy[edit][add listing]

  • -Shop for groceries and treats at the Co-Op

228 Main Street, Parrsboro, NS B0M 1S0, Canada(902) 254-2174

-Search for trinkets and souvenirs at the Sweet Brier Boutique

29 Main st. Parrsboro, NS, BOM 1SO

phone 902 254 2853

Eat[edit][add listing]

-Bare Bones Cafe & Bistro

-Tim Horton's

(Canada's Dounkin Doughnuts)

-Harbour View Restaurant

-Glooscap Restaurant and Lounge

-Lightkeeper's Kitchen

(located about 40 minutes outside of town in Advocate)

Drink[edit][add listing]

Sleep[edit][add listing]

-The Parrsboro Mansion Inn

-Gillespie House Inn

-Fox River School House

(Located about 20 minutes outside of town in Fox River)

-Coach House B&B

(Located about 20 minutes outside of town in Port Griville)

-The Beach House on Hatfield Road

(Located about 20 minutes outside of town in Fox River)




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