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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.
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559 Chebucto Street, Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

If you want to learn about Alexander Graham Bell, or if you want to learn about a really interesting man, then this is your place. The exhibits and films are very good and you lots f information in an say to digest and understand way.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was so much better than I dared hope. I had no idea what a brilliant man he was, his many diversified interests and abilities and his brilliant wife and their beautiful love story. Definitely worth the time. Not to be missed.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We paid for the white glove tour. That was a good experience to get up close with some of the artifacts and learn even more. Had no idea Mabel his wife was such an integral part of his successes. Had no idea the Bells were...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank snakatac
Reviewed 3 days ago

Not expecting too much, but just showed how little we knew about the man. Very interesting insight into his genius and his generosity. Worth a visit.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Richard B
Reviewed 3 days ago

Whilst on holiday with friends from the U.K., we spent a few hours in this great museum dedicated to the life, work and family of Alexander G Bell. We knew some details of his life and work, but did not realise the extent of his...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Michael A
Reviewed 4 days ago

I am not always a museum kind of person. But this museum of Alexander Graham Bell held my interest for over 2 hours. An absorbing museum dedicated to Baddeck's most famous resident on a multi-acre site with views of the Bras d'Or Lake. If you...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago

If you are anywhere near the NationalHistoric Site in Baddeck Nova Scotia you should make the effort to see this . It is well displayed and shows what a talented man Alexander Graham Bell was.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Linda H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Story and artifacts great, we never knew he worked so much with the deaf or about his work with hydrofoils. Very interesting and informative! Lots of parking outside and beautiful view from museum. Inside there was a children’s activity center and a small coffee shop...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We barely had time to run through this fascinating museum about AGB. Highly recommend. What a man! Aviator as well as telephone inventor. Lovely individual apparently.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank MaxineKentfield
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a very interesting museum on the life of Alexander Graham Bell. I didn't know that much about him but the info provided was both informative and interesting. Well worth the visit. The grounds are also quite nice to just sit and relax and...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Terri S
August 26, 2019|
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Response from JimH85641 | Reviewed this property |
It will take a minimus of one hour just to skim the museum. There is so much about Alexander Graham Bell that most of the public does not know. To fully take it in you should plan on 2-3 hours minimum
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Karen B
September 2, 2018|
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How long will the tour take? As in most things, that depends! There is a lot of information available and if your are interested in history and how it was made, reading the information and observing the exhibits. will take... More
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DeniseVV
July 7, 2018|
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Response from jcc98199 | Reviewed this property |
Their web site says yes
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