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The Dory Shop

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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We wanted to see how they are built

We got to watch someone working on a dory they were building as part of a course there. One of the... read more

Reviewed September 8, 2018
Shelley9999
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Toronto, Canada
Great Place to Stop for a Chat

Builders Bub and Andrew are nearly always on hand to have a chat about the Dory Shop, the history... read more

Reviewed April 26, 2016
TrudiPetersen
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Mahone Bay, Canada
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Sep 8, 2018
“We wanted to see how they are built”
Apr 26, 2016
“Great Place to Stop for a Chat”
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For more than 90 years, The Dory Shop has been building traditional Banks dories and other classic wooden boats for fishermen and recreational boaters. Located on the waterfront in Old Town Lunenburg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, it is one of the...more
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175 Bluenose Drive, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia B0J 2C0, Canada
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Reviewed September 8, 2018

We got to watch someone working on a dory they were building as part of a course there. One of the men who works there was very helpful in explaining how they are built and what reference materials we could research if we wanted to...More

Thank Shelley9999
Reviewed April 26, 2016

Builders Bub and Andrew are nearly always on hand to have a chat about the Dory Shop, the history of dory building, and about the town of Lunenburg in general. They hold dory building classes throughout the year which are always lots of fun and...More

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Reviewed September 26, 2015

We were very fortunate to stop by when the dory builder, Jay, was there, and he chatted about the big dory that he was fixing for the ship the Picton Castle, in the harbour . A definite "must see" for anyone interested in dory history....More

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Reviewed September 30, 2012

We went whale watching in Cape Breton and the weather was not acceptable enough for us to do it here. We spent our time wandering around town. It is filled with galleries and mostly higher end restaurants. Not what we expected for what we thought...More

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