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This museum chronicles the life and career of Alexander Graham Bell with its rich collection of artifacts and documents accumulated by Dr. Bell and his family during their time in Nova Scotia.
559 Chebucto Street, Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0, Canada
+1 902-295-2069
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 20 October 2009

The museum is nicely done and it gives a good perspective on the life of AGB. About 2 hours maximum should cover it. Great option for a rainy day.

4  Thank derrick6
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 29 September 2009

This national historic site was easy to find. It has some interesting information on Alexander Graham Bell and some of his original drawings and models. We spent about an hour here. Unless you have a big interest in his inventions, I can't imagine spending more...More

3  Thank Sharon K
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Alexander Graham Bell achieved so much in hi lifetime, much of which I had no idea about until my visit to this thoroughly modern and impressive museum. His work developing sign language for the deaf and his involvement on the first aircraft were very humbling....More

Thank HPerry_10
Reviewed 1 week ago

Much more interesting than we had expected. We spent a lot longer than we had anticipated because we were enjoying it so much. An excellent museum.

Thank pollyoppy
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were very intrigued by all the things that Mr. Bell did during his life. And right there in little Baddeck! The museum is very well put together will good information on the man's life and many artifacts to check out. We attended a presentation...More

Thank Brenda F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a very nice museum well laid out, and showing the accomplishments and pursuits of Alexander Graham Bell. His interests did not just include the telephone but hydrofoil design for speed boats, and aerilons for airplanes. His life had a strong emphasis on speech...More

Thank 4cents-worth
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was raining, so we chose an indoor activity. We made a good choice. This museum is very nicely set up and shares a lot of information about Alexander Graham Bell. We learned things we didn't know and that always makes for a successful morning....More

Thank Robin P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So much history here with some superb exhibits covering the life of this inventor. As an entrepreneur there were so many inventions attributed to this man and his complete history is on hand. There are interactive videos and a cafe if you need a snack....More

Thank Ray R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum is so interesting in that the exhibits, photos, models, artifacts and replicas depict the lives of Alexander Graham Bell and his wife, Mabel. Most people are not aware of the depth and scope of their interests and accomplishments. Mabel was hearing impaired and...More

Thank Maryann L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum is fairly small. You can easily go through it in an hour. It is very interesting though, we learned quite a bit about Alexander Graham Bell that we didn't know.

Thank Lovetraveling99
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I learned so much more about Alexander Graham Bell by going through this museum. He was a communication and transportation pioneer as well as a teacher, family man and humanitarian. His Silver Dart airplane is on display as is the boat he and associates designed...More

Thank MariaP1779DE
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On our trip to Nova Scotia, we stayed in Baddeck for a few days as we explored the Cabot Trail. We were actually thrilled the day it rained so we could visit Alexander Graham Bell site (and Big Spruce...but that's another review...) MUCH larger inside...More

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Response from Chaperoneguy | Reviewed this property |
I could do it in 1 hr and my wife in 2 hrs
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Response from jcc98199 | Reviewed this property |
Their web site says yes
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Response from Freckles2212 | Reviewed this property |
This is a historic site like our national parks. It’s open every day 9am till 5 pm until October 30th. I don’t know if they have limited hours after that or if the weather dictates the hours. Our tour guide said he leaves... More