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“Great museum” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site

Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site
P.O. Box 159, Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0, Canada
902 295-2069
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Ranked #3 of 12 attractions in Baddeck
Type: Historic Sites, History Museums
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Owner description: This museum chronicles the life and career of Alexander Graham Bell with its rich collection of artifacts and documents accumulated by Dr. Bell and his family during their time in Nova Scotia.
trinidad, TX
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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“Great museum”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

This is a great museum where you will learn things about Alexander Graham Bell that you never dreamed. You always hear about his invention of the telephone, but he invented so many other things in the fields of aviation, boating, medical, and many others. He was a true servant to mankind. This is a must see when you are anywhere in the area.

Visited September 2013
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Calgary, Canada
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“A must see”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

This museum is extremely well laid out and has done a marvellous job of showing the life of Alexander Graham Bell and his many inventions. Everything was very interesting laid out and I learnt a lot.

Visited October 2013
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Los Angeles, California
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“More than the telephone”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

This impressive museum, "tucked away" in Baddeck, Canada, is a memorable visit into the life of a man that most Americans think only of having invented the telephone. Inventor, teacher, adventurer, scientist, aviation researcher, creative thinker, loving husband and father all describe this dedicated man. This historical site has done a marvelous job of assembling all these parts of this man, with no loss of the man himself. The exhibits were well done, in varying formats using video, hard displays as well as old photos and drawings. It is out off the beaten path, I think, but a must to visit in northeast Canada.

Visited October 2013
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Bedford, United Kingdom
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“Excellent....”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

Excellent museum, one of the nicest we have been to! Full of interesting memorabilia, photos etc. Suitable for all ages. Great little cafe there as well, serving great home made cakes.

Visited October 2013
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“Very informative.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

Until I toured this very informative museum, I was unaware of the extent to which Mr. Bell was a leader in many areas of research, particularly early aviation. Anyone interested in aviation should spend a few hours at this site.
Additionally, the old interviews of Bell's children and employees were interesting and enlightening.

Visited October 2013
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