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Margaree Salmon Museum

135 East Big Intervale, Margaree Valley, Nova Scotia, Canada
+1 902-248-2848 ‎
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Type: Specialty Museums
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- Jan 31, 2014
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Cape Breton Island, Canada
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33 reviews 33 reviews
3 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

This is a very neat museum that is as much about the history of the "Margaree" as it is about salmon fishing. When people travel the Ceilidh Trail ,and the Cabot Trail, they often do not allow enough time to travel inland along both sides of the Margaree River , and to see such things as this museum nor the... More

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

Great museum to visit, even if you're not into fishing. Loads to learn and see, and the old photos of the area are not to be missed. The lady there is lovely and so full of information.......

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Beaufort, SC
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3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

This is a "must see" if you're in the Maritimes and are interested in the history of the sport of fly fishing, particularly for salmon. Near the Great Margaree River, the beautifully done little museum offers fabulous displays of flies, rods, reels, historical memorabilia, equipment, paintings, books, and just about everything related to salmon fishing in this area. Every item... More

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Mattawamkeag, Maine
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

If your looking for a rich history of salmon fishing from the past to the present this place has it all. It has a history story to tell how salmon fishing progressed through the years from bamboo poles to the many different styles of flies and materials and of course the seedier side of poaching tools. Great place for adults... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

Lovely place to visit. nestled in one of the most beautiful places in the world. Great place to take kids and to have a family outing.

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Burlington, Canada
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7 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

Another one of these surprising stops in Nova Scotia, of which when you leave you say, wow that was worthwhile, again we learned so much. Lots of history of the area, the lady in attendance was great to talk to. We spent a fair bit of time, lots to look at and absorb. Loved the story about the major (forgot... More

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Senior Contributor
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2012

A place for anybody who is a fisherman. Cool old fishing gear and filled will lots of local history. Stop in. You'll find it very informative.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2012

Lovely historic collection, information and very knowledgeable lady showing us around.. not much in this world you can do for a toonie!.. go and visit and maybe buy a few flies for the Margaree.

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Basking Ridge, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

Ask Dave at Normaway Inn how to get there. We spent over an hour there and enjoyed very minute. Don't miss it.

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Mississauga, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012 via mobile

This is a very nice little museum that showcases the history of the salmon fishery in the Margaree area. Some of my ancestors are on display there, so I had to stop in. The lady that works there is a local and very knowledgable. The $2 charge is well worth it. If you're into fishing, this place is for you.... More

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