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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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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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“his life” (128 reviews)
“his wife” (118 reviews)
“no idea” (107 reviews)
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559 Chebucto Street, Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0, Canada
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+1 902-295-2069
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"his life"
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"his wife"
in 118 reviews
"no idea"
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"his inventions"
in 68 reviews
"silver dart"
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"great museum"
in 64 reviews
"amazing man"
in 43 reviews
"white glove tour"
in 31 reviews
"alexander graham"
in 42 reviews
"rainy day"
in 41 reviews
"informative museum"
in 18 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 34 reviews
"interesting information"
in 16 reviews
"national historic site"
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"summer home"
in 22 reviews
"well worth the visit"
in 25 reviews
"on display"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Graham Bell site should not be missed. Everything about the place is well laid out and very interesting. Lots of well presented displays and informative insight into the life of a genius.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

His contributions in making the 20th century a time of great progress is very well documented and his work well displayed.

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Reviewed 11 March 2018

The museum is full of the wonders and inventions of an incredible Canadian inventor who is so much more than the inventor of the telephone. What a brilliant man and this museum explores his discoveries. The virtual reality driving a hydrofoil was quite the experience...More

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Reviewed 6 March 2018

Having worked in telecom most of my career, I was interested to see the A.G. Bell site. It was a bit disappointing, not really worth the time spent there. We stopped to see it because it was on the Cabot Trail. Unless you're really into...More

1  Thank AJS_the_traveler
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Reviewed 28 February 2018

Never knew that Alexander Bell had a hand in so many inventions. Every turn in this museum had something new to discover. He and his wife lived a full life by anybody's account. My three teenaged daughters were even impressed at what they saw and...More

1  Thank Darren L
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

My husband and I visited this Historic Site on our tour of Cape Breton Island this past summer. The grounds are lovely. It was fun to watch a busload of school kids playing outside after their visit and some were flying kites. The large building...More

1  Thank Barb P
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

We spent hours walking around, the old photographs were very interesting. My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed the experience.

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Reviewed 17 January 2018

Alexander Graham Bell is best known for inventing the telephone but our visit to this excellent museum opened our eyes to all the other things he was interested in - aviation, land speed vehicles and inventing methods for teaching deaf children (his wife was deaf)....More

2  Thank Vicky R
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Reviewed 17 January 2018

Great views! We enjoyed our visit very much and learned a lot! We never knew all of the other contributions AGB made to technology/aero science etc amazing.....

1  Thank Lucy P
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

We were somewhat disappointed with the museum part of this attraction. So much so that we didn't pay the fee to enter. Instead we sat up in the restaurant section, had a hot drink and overlooked all that was going on. The outside gardens were...More

Thank Natalie B
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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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