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Quaker House

Address: 57-59 Ochterloney St, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 1C3, Canada (Dartmouth Centre)
Phone Number: +1 902 464 2253
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Ranked #12 of 24 things to do in Dartmouth
Type: Historic sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Historic sites, Sights & Landmarks
Tue - Fri 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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English first
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127 reviews 127 reviews
47 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We found this small Quaker House by accident looking for something to see having come over on the ferry from Halifax. It is charming and interesting and the guides were helpful and informative. Just lovely.

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Dartmouth, Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

This is a wonderful little museum about the Quaker times in Dartmouth. Lots of period furniture, a garden typical of a house garden and the friendliest hosts anywhere. Take the tour. It's short and you will learn a lot.

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Pictou, Canada
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54 reviews 54 reviews
14 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

The story of the Quakers is very interesting the staff are very good at explaining how and why these folks came to Dartmouth.This house is like a maze inside there are many bedrooms and very small stairs.They also have a garden out back where they grow the herbs etc.This is a great place to visit if your interested in history.

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Nova Scotia
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65 reviews 65 reviews
28 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2012

This little house with its friendly staff is really worth a visit.

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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2012

And I'm a Quaker!! Great tour guides describe the Society of Friends, the house (and it's quirks), the history of the Quakers in Dartmouth and how they came to be there (and left), and the whaling industry in Nova Scotia. Admission charged (cheap, about $2)

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2010

This is supposedly the oldest house in Dartmouth having been built some time during the 1700s. It is interesting to see how people lived during that era. The young girl who gave us the tour was dressed in the clothing of that period and was very knowledgable about Quakers and their history. For $2 a person, this is a good... More 

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