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Knaut-Rhuland House

125 Pelham Street, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia B0J 2C0, Canada
+1 902-634-3498
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Very interesting and informatice

This house has been very well maintained and provides a great insight in to the town’s history... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2017
Mike594
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New York City, New York
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A little disappointing

From the advertising "see how people lived at the time" , I was expecting to see lots of furniture... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2017
Catriona T
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125 Pelham Street, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia B0J 2C0, Canada
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Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

This house has been very well maintained and provides a great insight in to the town’s history. The rooms are well laid out and you can move around quite freely. There are some interesting exhibits on topics like commerce and social life in the town....More

Thank Mike594
Reviewed 14 August 2017

From the advertising "see how people lived at the time" , I was expecting to see lots of furniture, dishes, etc, from the era, but most of the rooms were full of printed informational posters about the history of the house rather than having them...More

Thank Catriona T
Reviewed 28 July 2017

This provided a very useful introduction to the town, explaining much about the early residents and bringing the history to life with displays of costumes etc.

Thank Twickerstourist
Reviewed 25 July 2017

We were given an excellent free guided tour of this house by a very pleasant girl in period costume. It was very interesting to hear of its history and how people used to live in Lunenburg. They also have an excellent display of historic clothing...More

Thank Christine W
Reviewed 10 July 2017

The flax spinning weaving display with in period actors is stunningly good, not to be missed. This house is a quick inexpensive (donations only) way to view how folks lived in the day.

Thank Richard W
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Period dress docents offer interesting facts of the family and their descendants in the area. Costume exhibit.

Thank Mary S
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Small museum highlighting some of the important historical information of Lunenburg. This is a self guided tour so I'm not sure this would be the best acitivity for small kids, but for adults that enjoy stopping and reading infromation it's very informative. Admission is just...More

2  Thank Kathy K
Reviewed 14 October 2016

We were a bit let down by our experience here, since there wasn't a guide to provide information concerning the house. We were glad we had already visited the Ross-Thomson House in Shelburne where we were provided with loads of information concerning this type of...More

Thank TNKaz
Reviewed 26 September 2016

An interesting gem of information on how British settlements were created in the 1700's and particularly how Lunenburg was created and settled in 1751. Has rooms of period clothing over the centuries, plus original settlers and their families, why this is a UNESCO Heritage site...More

Thank Glidr
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Many wonderful objects and a grand way to learn more about the history of Lunenburg. Guides are there to help direct visitors.

Thank arctic09
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