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Address: 135 East Big Intervale, Margaree Valley, Nova Scotia, Canada
Phone Number: +1 902-248-2848 ‎
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Quaint, informative and should be on your must see list if in Margaree.

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 10, 2015
710brucem
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North Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
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North Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
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34 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 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 

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Denham Springs, Louisiana
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 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 

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Thank Ann P
Dartmouth, Canada
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37 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 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

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Thank Tligta
Carbondale, Illinois
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71 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 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 

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Thank LHinkle
Bracey, Virginia
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 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 

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Thank Audra K
Fairfax, Virginia
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40 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 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.

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Thank Iris H
Whycocomagh, Canada
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9 reviews
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 

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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.

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Thank 109Phil
Philadelphia
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

The docent Frances was wonderful -- so lovely and informative. The museum is full of everything you could want to know about Salmon and Salmon fishing.

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Thank Carol W
Denver
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44 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Saw a roadside sign and decided to stop. Wow, are we glad we did! The museum is full of really special rods that are over 100 years old and many hand tied flies and pictures. Really worth the $2 entry fee.

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