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Cole Harbour Heritage Farm Museum

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Great LookAtThe Past

Fun place to walk around, see a few animals & the way of life of grandparents. Perfect place in the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
lynnsurette
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Halifax, Canada
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Lovely & unexpected!

Cute little farm located in the middle of a housing development. Great for young children (the... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2017
VAnge514
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Montreal, Canada
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1 week ago
“Great LookAtThe Past”
3 Sep 2017
“Lovely & unexpected! ”
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The Cole Harbour Heritage Farm Museum, "The Farm Museum", is an original Cole Harbour farm, cultivated continuously for over 200 years. It began public programming in 1978 with one week of farm anima exhibits and heritage demonstrations. In the...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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471 Poplar Dr, Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia B2W 4L2, Canada
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+1 902-434-0222
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fun place to walk around, see a few animals & the way of life of grandparents. Perfect place in the city for kids to burn off energy and learn a few things without knowing. Little cafe with amazing biscuits.

Thank lynnsurette
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We just happened to be visiting family nearby so we dropped by while in the area and enjoyed a quick visit. We probably would have been a little disappointed had we traveled any distance specifically for this simply because it is quite small. It is...More

Thank SparkyLady2013
Reviewed 9 January 2018

We live just down the street from the Heritage farm, and like to walk over in the summer to see the animals. We also love to get lunch at the quaint Rose & Kettle Tea room.

2  Thank Kristi H
ColeHarbourFarm, General Manager at Cole Harbour Heritage Farm Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

Thank you Kristi! We are so pleased that you enjoy the site. Enriching our neighbourhood and quality of life for our community is vitally important to the Cole Harbour Rural Heritage Society.

Reviewed 21 December 2017

Looking for something fun to do with my grandchildren when they visited us in Cole Harbour. We decided to visit the farm. Its a great place for small children to visit, see the animals and some of the Heritage from a farm. Its free but...More

1  Thank Keith R
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Cute little farm located in the middle of a housing development. Great for young children (the animals) and for grandparents (all the history)

Thank VAnge514
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

A great attraction for all ages. The children will love the animals and the adults will appreciate the historic aspect of the farm. The Rose & Kettle Tea Room had a delicious lunch ... the scones with cream and home made jam were to die...More

Thank JeanYHZ
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

A friend and I enjoyed an hour or so wandering around the farm after having lunch in Tearoom. It's so interesting & a great place to bring children.

Thank lynnsurette
Reviewed 15 October 2016

It's like a little oasis in the middle of the city. I couldn't believe this amazing little spot exisited, and after never hearing about it, we had a amazing family adventure. From checking on the animals, (cows, sheep, chickens, pigs) to walking through the garden...More

1  Thank Regan A
Reviewed 5 October 2016

We love coming to the farm museum, whether it's for a little peaceful walk through the gardens and the barn, or into the Rose & Kettle Tea Room for tea or lunch (and always with dessert!), or to attend one of the events. We always...More

1  Thank Sherri T
ColeHarbourFarm, General Manager at Cole Harbour Heritage Farm Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2016

Thank you very much Sherri for your review. We are glad to hear that you enjoy so many aspects of the Farm Museum. "Refreshed", along with relaxed, restorative....these are some of our favourite adjectives to hear from visitors. There is something very special about reconnecting...More

Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Had lunch food is good quite hot in Restaurant no air conditioner. Noticed a lot of ants in the restaurant. Farm area is good to see inside city.More

Thank Bruce H
ColeHarbourFarm, General Manager at Cole Harbour Heritage Farm Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2016

Thank you for your recent visit and review. We are very glad you were pleased to see this piece of farming history preserved in what is now an urban area. We do work hard to combat ants in our 175 year old farmhouse which houses...More

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