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Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site

559 Chebucto Street, Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0, Canada
+1 902-295-2069
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What a phenomena, man. Perfect Rainy Day Activity

We were in Nova Scotia to hike and see the beautiful fall colors. However one morning we had rain... read more

Reviewed yesterday
carolgregory3
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Queenstown, New Zealand
World Class Museum

Nova Scotia is full of surprises, and this museum in near the top of the list. Allow several... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
SkykomishBob
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Olympia, Washington
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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.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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559 Chebucto Street, Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

We were in Nova Scotia to hike and see the beautiful fall colors. However one morning we had rain. What to do? Visit this gem of a museum. Of course I knew Alexander Graham Bell and the story of how he invented the phone but...More

Thank carolgregory3
Reviewed 4 days ago

Nova Scotia is full of surprises, and this museum in near the top of the list. Allow several hours, as there is a lot to be astounded at here. We were with a tour group, and we all said more or less the same: what...More

Thank SkykomishBob
Reviewed 4 days ago

This place is a treasure. Exhibits are well done, and full of models, inventions, prototypes and actual airplanes, boats, devices from his creative mind. So much more than the telephone. It is also a family history and their history in Baddeck. My travel companion was...More

Thank dickanddoug
Reviewed 4 days ago

I thought I knew what Alexander Graham Bell invented and gave to the world. But was pleasantly surprised that I did not know quite a few things about him. The artifacts and exhibits were well laid out and the place was very interesting.

Thank Nitpicker2015
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What we knew about Alexander Bell is hos invention of the phone, but this museum shows what else Bell done after that invention. It was amazing to see that he built an aeroplane, a way to transmit voice using light beams, an aircondion system and...More

Thank Yoram L
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We arrived on a cold wet morning not long after they opened. We were greeted by a friendly face and were made to feel very welcome. The Canada 150 scheme helps you to take more interest and get in for free. There ware lost of...More

Thank 542rich
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Driving up to Cabot Trail and picked up tourist info about this place - don’t miss it. Fascinating to know his history and genius and how he summered here with his family because it reminded him of Scotland. Free in 2017 but would have paid.

Thank suzannesg
Reviewed 6 days ago

A well documented history of Bell's era. The interpretive panels are terrific. Take a few hours and then come back the next day for more.

Thank RosemaryRowntree
Reviewed 1 week ago

I wasn't planning to visit the museum but my sister was keen, and I was delighted that we went. We watched the film about his life and house which was very well presented. I loved the artifacts and all the information. It inspired me to...More

Thank Cassandra A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had no idea that his interest and achievements were so diverse. The facility is top notch, the displays and written narratives very well done. Physical location gives a panoramic view of the lake and valley.

Thank rick w
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regaljudy
18 October 2017|
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Response from Freckles2212 | Reviewed this property |
This is a historic site like our national parks. It’s open every day 9am till 5 pm until October 30th. I don’t know if they have limited hours after that or if the weather dictates the hours. Our tour guide said he leaves... More
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Gail F
13 August 2016|
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Response from Elyse B | Reviewed this property |
Everything is close by. As you can see from Toni's answer, google says 3 minutes.
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Bill M
10 July 2016|
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Response from dkorwood | Reviewed this property |
Yes!!! Just used it today
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