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Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site

559 Chebucto Street, Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0, Canada
+1 902-295-2069
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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.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“his life” (129 reviews)
“his wife” (119 reviews)
“no idea” (108 reviews)
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559 Chebucto Street, Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0, Canada
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+1 902-295-2069
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"his life"
in 129 reviews
"his wife"
in 119 reviews
"no idea"
in 108 reviews
"his inventions"
in 68 reviews
"silver dart"
in 73 reviews
"great museum"
in 64 reviews
"amazing man"
in 43 reviews
"white glove tour"
in 31 reviews
"alexander graham"
in 41 reviews
"rainy day"
in 41 reviews
"informative museum"
in 18 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 35 reviews
"national historic site"
in 31 reviews
"interesting information"
in 16 reviews
"summer home"
in 22 reviews
"well worth the visit"
in 25 reviews
"on display"
in 23 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We learned a lot about his life and inventions we had not known before. He was a gifted inventor with an ever curious mind that seemed to never stop questioning things as they are. Nice entertainment on a very rainy day.

Thank Layla13
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A contemporary museum with much to offer about the genius of Alexander Graham Bell. Entrance fee was nominal - about 7.50 but we paid extra to get the additional “talk”... well worth it. You will need about 2 hours there. Great thing to do on...More

Thank BeatriceToronto
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Reviewed 5 days ago

One of the best museums I have toured. The Bell story is one of dedication to the hearing impaired and then to devoting his entire life to create and collaborate. The displays and narrative are excellent. Restoration and duplication of artifacts is wonderful. A must...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We toured through the Alexander Graham Bell museum and was greeted by a very friendly person at the front desk. We thoroughly enjoyed all the artifacts and displays at this wonderful museum. The view is spectacular as well. There are also treasures in the gift...More

Thank Wendy P
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a small museum but has lots of info to learn! We didn't know Bell was into so much stuff! (telephone, deaf teaching, kites, silver dart, etc!) My kid really enjoyed the VR boat ride. Give yourself a couple of hours to really enjoy...More

Thank MLEMRT
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I found this a different place to visit. I wasn't aware of all the things he was involved in, so I learned a few things. I wouldn't make a special trip to visit this place, but it is worth checking out if you are in...More

Thank craigb31
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Who knew that Bell did so much. An amazing very bright guy. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit. Also enjoyed our visit to the gift shop and the guides who offered so much information!

Thank lynnandmike1234
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My grand parents were deaf mutes. They both benefited from Dr. Bell. They both went to schools when they were young. I never knew until I came here how much he did for the deaf. The place is laid out so you walk through. It...More

Thank Chuck B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum is interesting and well-designed in terms of display. However, it is really small. I wouldn't recommend making a special trip to visit it, but if you are in the area, you would enjoy learning about Mr. Bell.

Thank 836StephanieG
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a great museum with lots of learning and fabulous exhibits. I recommend going when kids are in school, the building has an echo and can be disruptive to reading and little movies.

Thank Sheila A
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regaljudy
October 17, 2017|
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Response from Freckles2212 | Reviewed this property |
This is a historic site like our national parks. It’s open every day 9am till 5 pm until October 30th. I don’t know if they have limited hours after that or if the weather dictates the hours. Our tour guide said he leaves... More
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Gail F
August 12, 2016|
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Response from Elyse B | Reviewed this property |
Everything is close by. As you can see from Toni's answer, google says 3 minutes.
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Bill M
July 9, 2016|
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Yes!!! Just used it today
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