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Le Village Historique Acadien de la Nouvelle-Ecosse

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Small site but excellent interpretive staff

This is a small site that is a bit off the beaten path but it offers some interesting insights into... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
trainfan2000
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Hamilton, Canada
Acadian Living History village

Learn about the Acadian way of life in the early 1900’s from the costumed interpreters. Well worth... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2018
billrennie
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Calgary, 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...more
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91 Old Church Road, Lower West Pubnico, Nova Scotia B0W 2C0, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a small site that is a bit off the beaten path but it offers some interesting insights into Acadian culture around the 1900's. There is a very nice welcome center with souvenirs, washroom and refreshments available. Once past the entrance the village is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 15 September 2018

Learn about the Acadian way of life in the early 1900’s from the costumed interpreters. Well worth spending a half day.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank billrennie
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

We were driving through Nova Scotia from Yarmouth to Halifax and saw the road signs. Being somewhat adventurous, we stopped in and were SO glad we did! A charming recreation of a turn-of-the-century Acadian village with costumed re-enactors who were very knowledgeable about the place...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Roger d, General Manager at Le Village Historique Acadien de la Nouvelle-Ecosse, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

Thank you for such a wonderful review and we are so happy that you had an enjoyable visit.

Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Wonderful place. Fantastic staff.knowledgeable staff.blacksmith and fisherman really great guys. Cool souvenirs . Initial stamped nails a great momentum.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

We were excited to go to the village and talk with the people there. Everyone we talked with was very friendly and And informative. They actually took time to answer any questions and you could touch most of the items on display. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kelli M
Roger d, General Manager at Le Village Historique Acadien de la Nouvelle-Ecosse, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Thank you for this review. We are glad to hear that you visit was an informative and positive experience.

Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

This was our first place to visit upon arrival to Nova Scotia and it did not let us down. The women and men were informative about the way of life long ago. The blacksmith making a nail was a hit with my friend's daughter, while...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Roger d, General Manager at Le Village Historique Acadien de la Nouvelle-Ecosse, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

I wish to thank you for taking time to do a review of our site and for the wonderful comments.

Reviewed 5 August 2018

This village of how the Acadian people lived was a wonderful stop. As my ancestors are Acadian I was particularly interested in seeing how they lived and worked. There are guides in some of the buildings explaining what went on there from building dinghies to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Roger d, General Manager at Le Village Historique Acadien de la Nouvelle-Ecosse, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

I want to thank you for doing a review of our site. The whole idea is to offer the visitor an interactive experience into the way of life of the Acadians of this region, like it would have been like in the early 1900's. We...More

Reviewed 5 August 2018

The Village showed what life was like around 1900 in the area. The docents in period costume were very friendly and knowledgeable about their duties. We really enjoyed our visit and recommend this site for those interested in learning about the Acadians who were among...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Roger d, General Manager at Le Village Historique Acadien de la Nouvelle-Ecosse, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Thank you for taking the time to do a review of our site.

Reviewed 30 July 2018

Our motor trip to Nova Scotia was all about learning and specifically learning about the Acadian way of life and their history. It was the folks in the Yarmouth Tourist Information Center who recommended that we drive out and find this living museum. What a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Roger d, General Manager at Le Village Historique Acadien de la Nouvelle-Ecosse, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2018

I want to thank you for doing a review of our site and happy to hear that you had a pleasant experience.

Reviewed 29 July 2018

Was visiting friends in the area, stopped in for the afternoon. So glad we did!! A very quaint little historical village that represents the Acadien people of the area. Learned quite a bit bout the history of the people in the area. They had people...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Roger d, General Manager at Le Village Historique Acadien de la Nouvelle-Ecosse, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2018

Thank you so much for doing a review of our site and for the wonderful comments. All our staff are from the community and are Acadian descendants, so it's like showcasing our personal history.

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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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