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“a very interesting and informative place”

Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site
Ranked #1 of 20 things to do in Baddeck
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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.
Reviewed November 5, 2012

lots of things to see and read a totally enjoyable experience for the whole family.
nice to see a gift shop with acceptable prices to.
the location is quit spectacular as well

Thank Ken W
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Reviewed November 1, 2012

This is a fabulous museum...just did not have enough time on our tour to soak all in....of course we knew about Alexander Graham Bell and the telephone but learned to much more about the talents and contributions of this great contributor and inventor. A beautiful spot on this earth was found by him to spend time on his many projects. A great visit. A well-don museum!!!!

Thank Gran7
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Reviewed October 28, 2012

August is a good time to visit this area. Beautiful facility, friendly people and great signage to find this park. We returned for their 'fall market' and enjoyed the second visit more than the first. This is a 'kid friendly' facility, great displays to encourage children 'hand-on' in their interest for this man.

Thank Julie972
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Reviewed October 27, 2012

Lots of good information for you to read and some videos to watch if you like history.
The average kid might find it boring.

Thank A-847
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Reviewed October 21, 2012

I was surprised with how big and well-done this museum is. The size is deceptive at the reception area - it looked quite small and I was wondering if it would be worth the entrance fee; it sure was. I thought we'd spend maybe half an hour here, but my husband and I easily spent two hours!

The museum has an interactive display on Bell's various inventions and interests, a comprehensive time-line, a couple of theatres, and lots of displays, write-ups and artifacts (small and big!). I had no idea Bell was involved in so many different things. This museum is packed with information and interesting do-dads that you can easily spend a couple of hours wandering through.

There's also a good coffee/sweets spot here (good cupcakes!) and small gift shop. You can even fly a kite!

Thank Cora05
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