2021 Season and COVID Measures

Updated: Jul 22

Shelburne’s Museums by the Sea – the Shelburne County Museum, Ross-Thomson House & Store Museum and the Dory Shop Museum – are open from 1 July until 15 October. Our hours of operation are Tuesday to Saturday, 10 am - 12 pm and 1 - 4 pm.

There will be free admission to all three museums for the months of July and August.

Wearing a non-medical mask is mandatory in all three museums. Children under two are exempt, as are children aged two to four when their parent or caregiver cannot get them to wear a mask. We ask that you be prepared and bring a mask with you when you are visiting our museums.

The Museum gift shop is open. Online shopping and curbside pick-up will continue to be available.

To contact the Shelburne County Museum or the gift shop, call 902-875-4141. You can also send us an e-mail at, contact us on Facebook or use the Contact Us form on this site.

Please take a look at the "What You Need To Know" document below for further health protocols that are in place at our facilities.

Enjoy your visit!

What You Need to Know 2021
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