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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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Morning visit

We visited here one morning while staying in Baddeck. Very informative National Historic site... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Cantal
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Lethbridge, Canada
Excellent Museum

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

Reviewed 1 week ago
Monte S
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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.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“his life” (128 reviews)
“his wife” (116 reviews)
“no idea” (106 reviews)
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559 Chebucto Street, Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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

Thank SteveDonna S
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

1. I had no idea this museum was even in Baddeck, a lovely town on Bras d'or lake, 2. Nor did I know about all of his inventions that had an impact on everyday things used today. 3. His work and contribution to the betterment...More

Thank Hils51
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Museum is filled with wonderful information and is laid out very nicely. It probably can be seen in about 3 hours. We learned so much about his life that we had not known before. Typically, you only think of him as the inventor of...More

Thank akajoanie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was informative and well laid out museum. I didn't know half the stuff about Alexander, a must see if you are in the area.

Thank Christine T
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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
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
10 July 2016|
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Response from dkorwood | Reviewed this property |
Yes!!! Just used it today
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