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Fantastic!

We just though we would "quickly pop in" to this little museum and have a look - but wow, we ended... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2018
Elizabeth C
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London, United Kingdom
Splendid museum

take a walk into Bridgewater's industrial past when machines eased the burden of domestic... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
peter o
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Bridgewater, Canada
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242 Victoria Rd, Bridgewater, Nova Scotia B4V 2P1, Canada
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Reviewed 7 July 2018

We just though we would "quickly pop in" to this little museum and have a look - but wow, we ended up staying much longer and were we ever impressed! We had a wonderful tour by Linda (ably assisted by Karen), and we learnt so...More

1  Thank Elizabeth C
Reviewed 25 June 2018

take a walk into Bridgewater's industrial past when machines eased the burden of domestic work...witness machinery that made wool easier to turn into clothing...done by women.

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Reviewed 12 October 2017

A little gem that allows you to experience the life of our fore fathers. Remarkable that it's been preserved. Excellent staff who really know their history. So glad to have experienced it.

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Reviewed 27 September 2017

My wife and I enjoyed our visit and experience with our bygone history.We would even consider a return visit

1  Thank derykmcgrath
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

You may not think that a couple of girls aged 4 and 7 would list this as their favourite part of their day but ours couldn't stop talking about the mill following their guided tour. To say the ladies working their were great would be...More

1  Thank Lee B
Reviewed 2 October 2016

I e-mailed the museum before we left on our trip and found that they were closed around Sept 15. Very disappointing since many people still travel in September to the eat coast. It looked interesting but cannot really review.

2  Thank Whiskerskip
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Our tour guide did a fabulous job of explaining the mill and giving us anecdotes. We started off planning to stay 15 minutes and probably stayed 45. Very informative and entertaining! We also got to try our hand at carding and spinning (and could have...More

Thank Nancy S
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

In the mid 1800s, Dean Wile opened a carding business using water from what was later called Sandy Brook to power his mill. Wile brought machines and built the mill to automate carding, which is the act of untangling, cleaning and fluffing sheep's wool and...More

1  Thank Susan and Vinh N
Reviewed 14 August 2016

This is a small museum, but with the personal tour given by the guides it offers a lot about not only the mill but the wider community. It is definately worth the stop if you are nearby, and goes well with the Woollen Museum in...More

1  Thank David G
Reviewed 26 July 2016

This has been one of the highlights of our 2 week Nova Scotia vacation. The tour was informative, interesting and hands-on which even made it more fun and enjoyable. We agree with all the positive comments posted by other reviewers. Don't miss it! Well worth...More

1  Thank William W
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