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Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site

559 Chebucto St, Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0, Canada
+1 902-295-2069
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A day visit to appreciate History.

This facility is in Baddeck. A nice community that shares the history of this National Park... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2016
michaelmaloney
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Dartmouth, Canada
Well worth the stop!!

The grounds of the museum and the view to the lighthouse and the lake are spectacular. A family... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2016
Jancypress
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Cypress, Texas
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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.
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  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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559 Chebucto St, Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0, Canada
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Reviewed 7 September 2016

This facility is in Baddeck. A nice community that shares the history of this National Park Location. My Father, 90yrs., walked slowly through all the displays and took in all the literature. He was very happy, as it seamed that all present were, in the...More

Thank michaelmaloney
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

The grounds of the museum and the view to the lighthouse and the lake are spectacular. A family friend recommended we stop at this attraction and we were all so glad we did. We thoroughly enjoyed the museum and learning about Alexander Graham Bell's not...More

Thank Jancypress
Reviewed 6 September 2016

lovely place with a nice view, museum is very interesting with lots more than just how the phone was invented. Good lix of models and artifacts, info boards and movies. Nice kids area too.

Thank OntarioFoodie1974
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Don't be misled by the pictures of the building. Most of the exhibit space is built into the side of a hill. The largest room contains his 70-mph hydrofoil boat powered by twin 350-hp Liberty aircraft engines. It also contains a full-size reproduction of the...More

Thank Robert E
Reviewed 4 September 2016

The Alexander Graham Museum is a great stop for all age groups. Learning about the history and background of a fascinating individual who ranks with Telsa, Edison and other 19th century greats. You can learn about his role in the aviation industry, telephones, air conditioning,...More

Thank JHChicago2014
Reviewed 4 September 2016

The Alexander Graham Bell Museum is a must visit when in Baddeck. It is an extremely comprehensive museum devoted to all the inventions of this incredible inventor. When making plans to visit Baddeck, I did not realize there was this incredible museum devoted to AGB....More

Thank mac32655
Reviewed 4 September 2016

If you have an interest in great inventors then do not miss this museum. Alexander Bell is famous for inventing the telephone (my kids are eternally grateful) but he was more passionate about flight and speed. This museum outlines his life and achievements without getting...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Very neat and clean and well organized museum and grounds. Bell was an amazing person and this really brings it to light. Staff in the museum were very friendly and knowledgeable. Takes at least a couple of hours to see it all.

Thank Gene R
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

It was a good rainy day activity while we were in Baddeck. Easy to follow and tons more than just Alexander graham Bell.

Thank jkc712
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

A lot of reading to do at this museum so probably not the best for families with little children. The amount of information about Bell is amazing and the number of photos and items from his lifetime make the information very interesting.

Thank Tove L
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Gail F
I would like to know the distance from The Alexander Graham Bell Site to the Boadwater Inn & Cottages 975 Baddeck Bay, Baddeck NS
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
Does your Canada Parks Discovery Pass get you in for free?
10 July 2016|
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Response from WinsomeTraveller | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I'm pretty sure it does!
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joelj1848
how do you get from sydney to baddeck
25 April 2016|
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Response from Toni D | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest using an online direction site (like Google Maps) so you may tailor the route to meet your interests for sight seeing and any route options. I put in your request to Google Maps and this is what is give me... More
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