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Margaree Salmon Museum

Address: 135 East Big Intervale, Margaree Valley, Nova Scotia, Canada
Phone Number: +1 902-248-2848 ‎
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Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
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Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Fairfax, Virginia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

It and the hatcheries were very interesting - you must like fishing! Out of the way but worth the drive. The Dancing Goat Bakery is nearby - great find.

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Whycocomagh, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 via mobile

It truly is amazing the collection of rare & antique and historically significant pieces in this museum. If you love fly fishing this is a must stop. The eloquent lady, Frances that runs the museum is a wealth of knowledge about the sport & the world class Margaree River. I can't say enough good things about it. It definitely qualifies... More 

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Perth, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

We were astonished at the size and age of the collection. Large numbers of historic fishing gear and photos going back maybe 100 years. An amazing collection, beautifully displayed.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

The docent Frances was wonderful -- so lovely and informative. The museum is full of everything you could want to know about Salmon and Salmon fishing.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Saw a roadside sign and decided to stop. Wow, are we glad we did! The museum is full of really special rods that are over 100 years old and many hand tied flies and pictures. Really worth the $2 entry fee.

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Cape Breton Island, Canada
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37 reviews 37 reviews
4 attraction reviews
98 helpful votes 98 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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54 reviews 54 reviews
21 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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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24 reviews 24 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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36 reviews 36 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
14 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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