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Charles MacDonald Concrete House Museum

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Worth a stop

The house itself is worth the stop. The history and the story of Charles and Mable are very... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2017
grmisner
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Kentville, Canada
Tiny beauty

A very interesting place with an awesome person dedicated to the arts thru his sculptures and... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2016
Sheryl Anne F
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5 Apr 2017
“Worth a stop”
2 Jul 2016
“Tiny beauty”
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19 Saxon St, Centreville, Nova Scotia B0P 1J0, Canada
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Reviewed 6 April 2017

The house itself is worth the stop. The history and the story of Charles and Mable are very interesting. The displays of Charlie's work are not up to what I expected however.

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

A very interesting place with an awesome person dedicated to the arts thru his sculptures and paintings. I am going back to see more of the houses he built in the valley.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Sheryl Anne F
Reviewed 1 February 2016

What an amazing person he was. An industrialist who was concerned about the welfare of his workers, and a person with a very playful sense, as well as a talented painter. If you can, go and see his fairy cottages at Huntington Beach- they are...More

Date of experience: January 2016
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Reviewed 10 September 2014

Sadly the home itself was closed for visiting and there was no information on their hours of service. Nonetheless the grounds were accessible and we were able to take a peek at the wonderful concrete sculptures that were lovingly created by the artist. One could...More

Date of experience: August 2014
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Reviewed 10 August 2014

While visiting the Annapolis Valley region of Nova Scotia on our way to Hall's Harbour for a delicious lobster lunch by the water, we discovered the home of Charles MacDonald. His history is a fascinating one of a self-made man who not only created a...More

Date of experience: August 2014
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marktite
25 August 2016|
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Response from Sheryl Anne F | Reviewed this property |
The museum is opened from late June to late August. But this time it is already closed as their student volunteers are getting ready to go back to school.
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