Our Story

OUR STORY

We are located at 647 Main Street in Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia.  We are in the old Mader Family building, on the edge of Maders Wharf, that was hone to the town Hardware store since the turn of the century.

Mahone Bay is a bay located on the Atlantic coast of Nova Scotia, Canada along the eastern end of Lunenburg County. Mahone Bay was named after the French mahonne (English: Barge), which referred to a type of boat used by local privateers.

About Mahone Bay

Settled in 1754 and founded on the shipbuilding and logging industries, the history of Mahone Bay is rich in tradition. Discover the story at the Settlers Museum and pick up a free historic walking tour pamphlet, then find your favourite spot along the historic harbourfront to capture one of the most photographed views in Canada: the Three Churches of Mahone Bay.

Mahone Bay is open year round and boasts a simple yet extraordinary quality of life. You will want to experience it all from, history, to unique shops, artisans and culinary experiences, to outdoor adventures. Recently named as one of Canada’s top ten most beautiful towns by culturetrip.com, Mahone Bay is a must-see town on the coast of Nova Scotia.

Location

44.44° N, 64.38° W, located on Nova Scotia’s spectacular South Shore:

  • 50 minutes from downtown Halifax or the Annapolis Valley
  • 2 hours from the Yarmouth ferry or the Digby ferry
  • 15 minutes from Lunenburg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site