Skip to Main Content
Today in Island History
1944 The second HMCS Charlottetown, this one a River-class frigate, is commissioned for service in the Royal Canadian Navy. Her namesake was the victim of a German submarine two years earlier.
print small medium large 

HOME / LOCATIONS /


Basin Head Fisheries Museum

Situated on the bluff overlooking the Northumberland Strait, Basin Head Fisheries Museum tells the story of PEI’s historic inshore fishery with all new displays and exhibits that will take you back in time. Visit the Cannery for a glimse at what the fishing industry really looked like!

While at Basin Head, wander the boardwalk and stroll along the magnificent white “singing” sands.  Discover Sun, Sand and Suf, the large museum gift shop, right on the boardwalk. Also located on site is The Scoop for icecream treats and cold drinks and there are beach services and a children's play village.


 



OUR MAIN PHONE LINE 
(902-357-7233)

 



  PEI Museum and Heritage Passport

Hours of Operation

  

Opening June 4th, 2018                   

June

Monday - Friday
9:30am - 5:00 pm

July and August

Daily 
9:30am - 5:00 pm

September


Monday to Friday 
9:30am - 5:00 pm


Admission 



Seniors receive a 10% discount off regular adult admission

Adults $4.00

Students  $3.50

Pre-schoolers are free

Family (including 2 adults and 2 children)  $11.50

School tours $3.00 per student

Group tours (of 20 or more people) $3.50 per person
 
Prices do not include HST of 15%

Events and Exhibits

Visit our Events and Exhibits page

Follow us on Facebook or Twitter to learn about upcoming events

Contact Information

Phone: (902) 357-7233

Off Season Phone: (902) 368-6600

Fax: (902) 357-7232

Email: basin_head@gov.pe.ca

Location

336 Basin Head Road, Souris PE

GPS N46 22.734 W-062 6.594

Get driving directions