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Address: 389 Avon Street, Windsor, Nova Scotia B0N 2T0, Canada
Phone Number: 902 798-8213
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Unfortunately the museum was not open, without any explanation.

My only complaint about my visit to Windsor is that this museum, which is widely advertised and recommended was not open during the early afternoon of a mid-September Saturday... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed October 3, 2013
Steffi O
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Ottawa, Canada
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Hantsport, Nova Scotia, Canada
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

I have visited the house twice and both times was given interesting information about the family who lived here and their involvement in the community. (one of my tour guides had met Mrs Shand, when she was a girl--it added to the enjoyment of the stories she shared with us) I find it interesting to see conveniences, that were 'new'... More 

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Oviedo, Florida
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59 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

We were told the house fell into disrepair and was shut down. We only learned this after driving all the way from Truro. Their voicemail says open daily except Tuesday and Wednesday. Sad.

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Ottawa, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

My only complaint about my visit to Windsor is that this museum, which is widely advertised and recommended was not open during the early afternoon of a mid-September Saturday, when one would have expected it to be open.

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Truro, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

My husband and I decided this year to keep our tourist dollars in NS,so we made a trip to the valley. Our first stop was Windsor and the Shand House. The tour guide was a big plus because if it wasn't for him we wouldn't have enjoyed it near as much. It was nice to see that everything was original... More 

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