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Memory Lane Heritage Village

5435 Clam Harbour Rd | Lake Charlotte, Halifax, Nova Scotia B0J 1Y0, Canada
+1 877-287-0697
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Nice attraction

The owners were very pleasant. She showed us things in the store and took tome to tell us things... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
WillyTRock
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Prince George
Step into the 1940's

Memory Lane is a great place for grandparents to show their grandchildren what life was like in the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
bjproducts
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Old Saybrook, CT
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Memory Lane Heritage Village is an award winning living history museum depicting coastal rural life in Nova Scotia during the 1940s, including life during and after the Second World War.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good39%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“baked beans” (5 reviews)
“gift shop” (7 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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5435 Clam Harbour Rd | Lake Charlotte, Halifax, Nova Scotia B0J 1Y0, Canada
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+1 877-287-0697
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The owners were very pleasant. She showed us things in the store and took tome to tell us things. We walked around the entire place and enjoyed the history of the buildings and way of life. Starting talking to owner at the "gas station" and...More

Thank WillyTRock
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Memory Lane is a great place for grandparents to show their grandchildren what life was like in the 1940's. It's a recreation of a Nova Scotia fishing village, complete with a church, school house, fisherman's storehouse, garage, old cars and gas pumps. Chickens and kittens...More

1  Thank bjproducts
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A really interesting place to stop in an area that does not have many places to visit. We spent a very happy couple of hours here

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very adorable attraction, true to the time period it's set in. Highly recommend seeing this little village.

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Though rather out of the way for many this is truly a place to visit and spend an hour or so taking a tour around the exceptionally neat 1940 Nova Scotia village that has been built and run by the local community. There is something...More

1  Thank RichardElder
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

We went to Memory Lane Heritage Village to go on their new clam digging tour followed by a steamed clam lunch. A self- guided tour of the 1940's era restored village was included. The clam digging on the mud flats of Clam Harbour was fantastic,...More

1  Thank Françoise V
Reviewed 29 July 2017

I certainly disagree with the gentleman who complained about the food. I have been there many times and the food has always been amazing, from the homemade beans, soup, homemade bread and gingerbread to the Christmas dinners that are spectacular. The staff and volunteers are...More

2  Thank Happyhounds345
Reviewed 29 July 2017

I would have given a 4 except we did the combo ,which gets you the food and the self guided tour. $8 for the tour $8 for the food that is discounted($12 without the combo purchase) because it was a combo purchase . Don't bother...More

1  Thank brassie00
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

We visited Memory Lane Heritage Village yesterday. They offer a package that includes a "Cookhouse Lunch" and we decided to try it. The cookhouse is very clean, set up with wooden tables and benches. There was a choice of baked beans, bread, chicken soup, muffins...More

1  Thank Singent
1940sMemories, General Manager at Memory Lane Heritage Village, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2017

Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your visit. We are glad you enjoyed the details that we have put into our community owned and operated museum. We are sorry you found the soup tasteless, as we do take the time to...More

Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

We attended a wedding here and thoroughly recommend it. The 1940s village is a great setting for a wedding, with a beautiful chapel and lots to explore after the ceremony. Plenty of photo opportunities, especially with the vintage cars. The staff were incredibly friendly and...More

1  Thank SAHoulwood8284
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