Parrsboro (2006 population: 1,401) is a Canadian town located in Cumberland County, Nova Scotia.

The town is known for its port on the Minas Basin, the Ship's Company Theatre productions and the Fundy Geological Museum.

As with much of rural Nova Scotia, the primary industry in Parrsboro is tourism. The town is known for its seasonal theatre productions, fossil and rockhounding attractions, museums and high tides. The coastline around Parrsboro is abundant with cliffs that contain fossils of prehistoric animals and plants. Many of these collectibles are visible in local museums.

Of the three museums in Parrsboro, two are dedicated to geological history. The Fundy Geological Museum, located along the eastern shore of Parrsboro Harbour, and the Parrsboro Rock and Mineral Shop and Museum, along the western shore, display many unearthed discoveries and provide information on the history of the region's landscape.


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Wind2.68 m/s
Cloudiness80 %
Temperature (min/max)12/15 °C
Pressure1002 hpa
Humidity82 %
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