Top 8 Things to do in Amherst, Nova Scotia
Discover the best top things to do in Amherst, Canada including Nova Scotia Welcome Centre, Amherst Point Bird Sanctuary, Cumberland County Museum, Amherst Farmers Market, Amherst Artisan Gallery, Trider’s Craft Beer, HD Coins & Collectibles, Dayle's Grand Market.
1. Nova Scotia Welcome Centre
4.5 based on 74 reviews
Reviewed By TX2OBX - Dallas, TxDallas, Tx
Fine visitor center
Mainly stopped here because of nostalgia- used to stop at the border with our boys 50 years ago! Center is clean, modern, and the staff was friendly and helpful. Good selection of maps and brochures. Wonderful view of the historic Tantramar marshes. Enjoy
2. Amherst Point Bird Sanctuary
4.5 based on 36 reviews
Reviewed By mj e
Went for a snowshoe hike found out there was still birds around.We met another group of people who told us where they spotted a couple groups of birds, we only can find one of those them.
3. Cumberland County Museum
5 based on 6 reviews
Reviewed By lovetravellivetravel - Nanaimo, CanadaNanaimo, Canada
Super friendly volunteer staff - step back in time & learn about the early days of Amherst, and look up family history....this museum is a wealth of help.
4. Amherst Farmers Market
4.5 based on 5 reviews
Reviewed By frameworks - torontotoronto
Charming & local
Vendors from the area have their crafts and yummy treats for sale. Family friendly and clean bathroom. Homemade marmalade, preserves, wonderful dog treats, warm woolens, and delicious chocolates. There is also lots of prepared food so come hungry... the b
5. Amherst Artisan Gallery
4.5 based on 5 reviews
Amherst Artisan Gallery you will find photographs, pottery, paintings, carvings, metal art, rugs, jewelry, fabric works, stained glass and folk art.
Reviewed By dgg123 - Halifax, CanadaHalifax, Canada
You must stop by
this place is a great place to view great local art and crafts and the quality of the pieces speak to you. Weather you are in to paintings, rug hooking and pottery. Do stop by to have a look and support the local artists and crafts people.Thank you for y
6. Trider’s Craft Beer
5 based on 3 reviews
Reviewed By Damon A - Halifax, CanadaHalifax, Canada
A great place to hang out
Stopped in to break up a short road trip on a sunny Saturday afternoon and we were glad we did. Located in part of an industrial building, the outside entrance hides a fantastic little hangout inside. There is no separation between the bar and brewery so
7. HD Coins & Collectibles
5 based on 2 reviews
Reviewed By 843allanv - Amherst, CanadaAmherst, Canada
Great service, fair prices.
Small privately owned and operated by Hal Davidson. Hal buys and sells coins, silver, gold and certain collectables offering top prices when purchasing and great prices when selling. Although this is a business it’s much more than that to him, it’s his pa
8. Dayle's Grand Market
4.5 based on 2 reviews
This historic 1906 landmark emporium with sweeping staircases and original tin ceilings, offers 3 floors of shopping enjoyment.
Reviewed By Long-lost-dog - Sackville, CanadaSackville, Canada
What a surprise! Antiques, crafts, & nice shoes
I am still mourning the demise of Dayle’s (who else has such a great selection of cooking tools in the area?) but the little antique and craft market that has taken over its location has won me over. The wide variety of vendors is fabulous! Not just craft