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Le Village Historique Acadien de la Nouvelle-Ecosse

91 Old Church Road, Lower West Pubnico, Nova Scotia B0W 2C0, Canada
+1 902-762-2530
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A beautiful historic site, that makes me proud to be Acadian

We visit this beautiful village every year. And every time we visit Pubnico, we HAVE to visit "le... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Coconutmolly
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snowtosand
Drop by for a visit

We were here in June shortly after the site opened for summer visitors. This site consists of... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Claire O
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New Glasgow, Canada
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Situated on a beautiful 17-acre site overlooking Pubnico harbour, Le Village historique acadien de la Nouvelle-Écosse (Historical Acadian Village of Nova Scotia) invites you to step back in time and discover the heart, life and work of the Acadians in the early 1900s.
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  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“blacksmith shop” (13 reviews)
“nova scotia” (29 reviews)
“lobster” (11 reviews)
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91 Old Church Road, Lower West Pubnico, Nova Scotia B0W 2C0, Canada
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"molasses cookies"
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"le village"
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"boat building"
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"acadian history"
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"boat shop"
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"wood stove"
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"great visit"
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"post office"
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"step back in time"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We visit this beautiful village every year. And every time we visit Pubnico, we HAVE to visit "le Village Historique Acadien". It is located in lower West Pubnico. (What makes this community of Pubnico so unique is that it's the only Acadian community where the...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were here in June shortly after the site opened for summer visitors. This site consists of buildings moved there because of their historic value. Each building has a knowledgeable guide waiting to explain the building , its history and/or purpose. The woman in the...More

2  Thank Claire O
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Roger d, General Manager at Le Village Historique Acadien de la Nouvelle-Ecosse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for such a wonderful review of our site, with all the details. We are pleased to hear that you had a great visit.

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Reviewed 10 October 2017

Excellent village to learn more about the history of early Nova Scotia. The buildings depict how the Acadien people would have lived and worked. Very knowledgeable tour guides in the buildings and on the grounds. Nice gift shop and snack bar are located in the...More

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Roger d, General Manager at Le Village Historique Acadien de la Nouvelle-Ecosse, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review our site and that your visit educational as well as enjoyable.

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Reviewed 1 October 2017

Interesting to visit ... great view. It's been a while since I visited the one in NB but I seem to recall it was larger.

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Roger d, General Manager at Le Village Historique Acadien de la Nouvelle-Ecosse, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Thank you for doing a review of our site.

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Reviewed 28 September 2017

We were amazed with the beauty of this site. All of the staff are very knowledgeable about the history of the area, the buildings and the work that would have been done at the time. They are dressed in period costume. There are places with...More

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Roger d, General Manager at Le Village Historique Acadien de la Nouvelle-Ecosse, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review our site and that you enjoyed your visit. Regarding your comment on the gift shop item, we realize that it's important to have products that are made locally and we will look into this matter before we...More

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Reviewed 19 September 2017

This museum brings to life the local Acadian history via people of all professions e.g. fisherman, blacksmith and dory boat maker describing life as it was. The views from the museum over the bay are spectacular and there is a nice cafe and gift shop...More

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Roger d, General Manager at Le Village Historique Acadien de la Nouvelle-Ecosse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Sorry for not responding to you before now, but I still want to thank you for taking the time to review our site and for the positive comments.

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Reviewed 16 September 2017

We visited in mid-September so the interpreters had time to carry on a conversation. It started with the young woman in the Visitor Centre who greeted us, explained the experience, & gave the history lesson some modern context. We talked to 5 interpreters & were...More

1  Thank Happy_Dad102
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Roger d, General Manager at Le Village Historique Acadien de la Nouvelle-Ecosse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Sorry for being so long in responding to your review, but I want to thank you for such a detailed explanation in what we have to offer. Glad that this was a memorable part of your visit to Nova Scotia.

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Reviewed 8 September 2017

Excellent place to visit. All staff are knowledgeable, friendly and welcoming. As you first enter "le village" you will be met by beautiful scenery. We got to see some cows and a calf. Loved the way they built the chicken coop enclosure. In one of...More

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Roger d, General Manager at Le Village Historique Acadien de la Nouvelle-Ecosse, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

I want to thank you for taking the time to write such a detailed review of our site. You covered pretty well everthing that we have to offer and I'm happy to hear that your visit was a pleasant one.

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Reviewed 13 August 2017

This is a must see stop for visiting Nova Scotia. If you are interested in history, this village has it. Authentic homes and village with wonderful interpreters that know what they are talking about. And very friendly! We spent most of a day here and...More

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Roger d, General Manager at Le Village Historique Acadien de la Nouvelle-Ecosse, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2017

So glad to hear that you had a good experience at our Village. Thank you.

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Reviewed 10 August 2017

The blacksmith shop, the boat building shop, and the modest homes that housed large families are all presented by local Acadians dressed in period clothing. It brings to life the hard conditions under which they lived in the early 1900's

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Roger d, General Manager at Le Village Historique Acadien de la Nouvelle-Ecosse, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2017

I want to thank you for taking the time to review our site.

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Response from Allan H | Reviewed this property |
How long is a piece of string? I spent 6 hours including a light lunch break but, some people, a lot less. The village is so redolent of the 1900's Acadian history that if so minded you can spend an hour in each of the... More
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