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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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We were somewhat disappointed with the museum part of this attraction. So much so that we didn't... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Natalie B
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Oakville
Alexander Graham Bell was quite genius & this museum was fantastic.

Friends told us about this wonderful museum about this great Canadian who was ahead of his time... read more

Reviewed 28 November 2017
220Hank
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Mississauga
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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%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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559 Chebucto Street, Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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
Reviewed 28 November 2017

Friends told us about this wonderful museum about this great Canadian who was ahead of his time. All the exhibits, talks, tours, are excellent & the staff are so good at their job & knowledgeable. We spent 2 days there as there is so much...More

Thank 220Hank
Reviewed 24 November 2017

We were on a ships excursion and only made a photo stop at the statue. It is a nice statue set in a lovely area overlooking the water.

Thank parrottdize
Reviewed 22 November 2017

We visited here one morning while staying in Baddeck. Very informative National Historic site demonstrating Bell's love of the area and his innovative approach for his era. Full size model of the Silver Dart is in the showroom.

Thank Cantal
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

I never knew that Bell invented so many things. Museum had more than I expected to see. Trip was well worth it.

Thank Monte S
Reviewed 12 November 2017

One of the many outstanding stops on our visit. The history of Bell and Baddeck are skillfully presented in a user friendly environment.

Thank john g
Reviewed 11 November 2017

A must visit on your trip to Baddeck! Can see entire museum in one to two hours. Alexander Graham Bell was a fascinating man!

1  Thank SteveDonna S
Reviewed 10 November 2017

The Bell museum is a great place to visit. My grandfather used to work for Alexander Graham Bell. There are a lot of attractions there. He was a great inventor and a great man and so was his wife The museum is in beautiful Baddeck...More

Thank Donna A
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Been coming here since I was a kid and now have taken my kids here. They liked it so much that they insist we return every time we come to Cape Breton. There are activities for the kids and gorgeous views of Baddeck Bay too.

Thank Slainted
Reviewed 8 November 2017

This museum was a real surprise. There is so much more to Alexander Graham Bell than the telephone. He was involved in many scientific endeavours and each one is represented by fascinating displays of original artefacts and photographs and full-scale replicas

Thank RaeB941
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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
12 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
9 July 2016|
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Response from dkorwood | Reviewed this property |
Yes!!! Just used it today
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