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Wallace and Area Museum

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Address: Sunrise Trail 13440 Highway 6, Wallace, Nova Scotia B0K 1Y0, Canada
Phone Number: +1 902-257-2191
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13:00 - 16:00
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Sun 13:00 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 17:00

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Our volunteer guide, Ryan, was careful to explain the important exhibits in an engaging way. When we showed particular interest, he would elaborate. Otherwise, he gauged our level... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 July 2016
DENISE W
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

Our volunteer guide, Ryan, was careful to explain the important exhibits in an engaging way. When we showed particular interest, he would elaborate. Otherwise, he gauged our level of interest and tailored his presentation to suit. In 2016 the museum has a special exhibit relating to the lobster catching and processing industry. We found this very informative as we had... More 

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Truro, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2015 via mobile

Visited here and was really surprised at the history on display. Maps, boats, war medals, stories, and so much more! There was a yard sale that day so also enjoyed this.

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Alpharetta, Georgia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2015

Lovely grounds. Horrible map that was hard to follow and not to scale. Trails were not well marked. There are several walking trails but they didn't seem to have a point, focus, or theme. The staff person made a big deal of the "beaver dam" and we never found it. If I had it to do over again then I... More 

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Wallace, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2015 via mobile

This place offers lots of history. They also hold working shops like quilting. They hold out door yard sales in the summer.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2014

Well curated local artifacts. Excellent knowledgeable guides keen to tell you the Wallace story. Beautiful gardens near the museum building. Enjoyed seeing the local rug hookers working away that day on their crafts.

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Arviat, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2011

This was a very lovely and informative museum with a lot of facinating history and artifacts from this shipbuilding area. The museum staff were friendly and VERY knowledgeable, adding personal stories of what they heard and had been told by other local people. I'm not even a huge history/museum buff and I really enjoyed our stop at the Wallace and... More 

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