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

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Interesting ! 5 bucks well spent!

Many many interesting items donated by local people who have fished at the Margaree River. Friendly host. Convenient location. $5 per ticket for adult and free for children.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Calgary, Canada
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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Many many interesting items donated by local people who have fished at the Margaree River. Friendly host. Convenient location. $5 per ticket for adult and free for children.

Thank Onthewings
Flagstaff, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our previous night's B&B pointed us here, and I'm so glad! First of all, the lady who works there was just a delight in showing a quick video and pointing out some special items. She brought so much interest and enthusiasm to our visit. We love learning about the history and current information of places we visit, and this did... More 

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Mukilteo, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

I am not a fisherman, but loved the completeness of this tribute to the Atlantic salmon. Complete with historical artifacts.

Thank Richard R
Cape Breton Island, Canada
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

A true gem in the gorgeous Margaree! An extraordinary collection of fishing items and history of them and their owners can be found here. And the lady who works here is one of the most knowledgeable and entertaining I have ever encountered anywhere! A must see in my opinion!

Thank Susan C
Vermont, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016

This museum, devoted entirely to salmon fishing, is a delightful stop, just off the Cabot Trail. The admission fee is only $2 and there is a very knowledgeable volunteer staff person to help guide visitors through the exhibits which are all very well executed. I highly recommend this place!

Thank VermontTeacher44
Monterey Park, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2016

I received a personalized tour from Frances Hart whose parents and grandparents were involved in salmon fishing and flies. I learned so much from her, and you could tell that she lived the museum. Museum entry fee is a mere $2.00 but what I received was much more than that. Because of the personalized tour, I got a feel of... More 

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Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

A Margaree must do. Low key, not fancy but well worth the visit to this former schoolhouse to learn the rich history of salmon fishing in the beautiful Margaree.

Thank BrWo
North Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2015

I visit this museum usually every year..this year I took another visitor to the area and they loved it. Of course it holds more interest if you are a fisherman but it is also part of the culture of Margaree. You can see the people from all over who visit and fished...Salmon fishing is part of the history of this... More 

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Denham Springs, Louisiana
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2015

This is a quaint, out of the way museum in the Margaree Valley, the Margaree River is a popular fly fishing River in the area. The museum is run by one local resident. It contains an interesting collection of flys for fly fishing and a collection of antique fly rods, along with several really old, large poorly preserved salmon. She... More 

Thank Ann P
Dartmouth, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2015

Great little museum with wealth of knowledge that showcases the famous local Margaree River. Only two dollars well worth it

Thank Tligta

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