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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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" A Lot of History in a Small Place"

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Monterey Park, California
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Monterey Park, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

Thank alkeni
Ontario, Canada
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58 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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 

Thank 710brucem
Denham Springs, Louisiana
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars 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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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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
Carbondale, Illinois
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88 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Excellent museum for fishing, fishing artifacts and local history. The very knowledgeable lady who works here can tell you about each piece in the collection. You can learn something about fly fishing, see a myriad of fly patterns and fishing equipment, and get a feel for how fishing is interwoven in to the fabric of this region. You can also... More 

Thank LHinkle
Bracey, Virginia
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15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We stopped here our last day on Cape Breton Island. What a cool place. They have so many different things to discover inside. The so, so sweet lady working that day gave us many historical facts and insight into the local fishing culture. The museum is very well maintained and informative. It was really cool to see the personal items... More 

Thank Audra K
Fairfax, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

It and the hatcheries were very interesting - you must like fishing! Out of the way but worth the drive. The Dancing Goat Bakery is nearby - great find.

Thank Iris H
Whycocomagh, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 via mobile

It truly is amazing the collection of rare & antique and historically significant pieces in this museum. If you love fly fishing this is a must stop. The eloquent lady, Frances that runs the museum is a wealth of knowledge about the sport & the world class Margaree River. I can't say enough good things about it. It definitely qualifies... More 

Thank anvil14
Perth, Australia
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

We were astonished at the size and age of the collection. Large numbers of historic fishing gear and photos going back maybe 100 years. An amazing collection, beautifully displayed.

Thank 109Phil

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