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Perkins House Museum

Address: 105 Main Street, Liverpool, Nova Scotia B0T 1K0, Canada
Phone Number: (902) 354-4058
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Ranked #7 of 14 Attractions in Liverpool
Type: Museums
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Nova Scotia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

A small but impactful museum with hologram ghosts throughout the house, and lots of information about how early Nova Scotians lived in Liverpool. A real treat.

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St Albert AB Canada
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74 reviews 74 reviews
41 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

The Interpreter really brought to life the life and times of the Perkins family. Although little in the Home was actual Perkins furniture the era was well represented. Take time to visit the Museum if you are in Liverpool, Nova Scotia. Also visit Queens Museum next door

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Hamilton Parish, Bermuda
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163 reviews 163 reviews
111 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

The guide was dressed in period costume and gave good tour. Lots of stuff of the period in this home. Well set out with great information. Most enjoyable.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Liverpool was settled by New Englanders in the mid 1700's and the historic district still reflects this heritage. The owner of this old house kept a famous diary that makes for interesting reading.

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Calgary, Canada
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147 reviews 147 reviews
111 attraction reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

We really enjoyed our stop at the Perkins House Museum. Only $4pp and it was a definite highlight. The tour guides are super informed and told us the function for numerous objects in this 1770s era home; it was like wandering through a Country Living magazine spread. There are "ghost" holograms that answer a series of pre-recorded questions. Admission gets... More 

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Liverpool, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2012

A must stop in Queens County, so much to see and enjoy. My first visit was as a child and haven't stopped. If you want to learn about our history stop in.

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