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Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site

559 Chebucto St, Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0, Canada
+1 902-295-2069
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Surprised at all we have Mr. Bell to thank for

We had a wonderful visit to the museum. I wasn't aware of all the thing Mr. Bell had been involved... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2017
Jelena G
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Mississauga, Canada
Informative and interesting

Very informative about a whole range of discoveries and in a lovely setting. However, I felt I... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2017
Poole11
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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.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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559 Chebucto St, Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0, Canada
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Reviewed 29 June 2017

We had a wonderful visit to the museum. I wasn't aware of all the thing Mr. Bell had been involved in other than the telephone. If you have children they may not find this fun but the information is present in a way that it...More

Thank Jelena G
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Very informative about a whole range of discoveries and in a lovely setting. However, I felt I could have learnt more. Free entrance this year as the Canadian park pass is free this year to celebrate 150 years. Small cafe and gift shop which I...More

Thank Poole11
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

This was a lovely way to spend a rainy morning ! There is a lot to see and read but there are also terrific videos presenting the same and more info. Lots of models to see ! You will learn just how brilliant this man...More

Thank lduquettenh
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

We didn't have a lot of time (40 mins) so wish we had more time. I'd give this at least 60-90 minutes depending on your speed of reading signs and interests.

Thank Mainecowboy
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

We visited the museum on a rainy day. It was small but had a lot of reading information. We learned a lot about Alexander Graham Bell's history and involvement in the Baddeck area. The staff at the front desk was friendly but no other staff...More

Thank GS3Lionz
Reviewed 27 June 2017

The museum offers the visitor some keen insights into Bell's broad interests and innovations. His early interest and support of flying machines are well documented, and an excellent reproduction of his early airplane is exhibited. A surprise was his interest in high-speed watercraft. His 1919...More

Thank swissbass
Reviewed 27 June 2017

It was informative and very well organized. What was presented was great but it would appear that they have removed many items from the public viewing for semi-private access. I took my mom and deaf uncle here 25+ years ago for to visit and there...More

Thank Vini_B_53
Reviewed 26 June 2017

A great museum about a very interesting man. I only knew of his telephone invention, but he was so much more!

Thank ppan2
Reviewed 25 June 2017

We were waiting for our room to be ready so we took a walk to the Bell site. I learned a lot about the man, his work and his family. This is well worth the time to visit and in 2017 it is free!!

Thank David_S6627
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

We spent an hour here at the end of the day. Learned a lot about this modest man and his many inventions. Could have spent another half hour here.

Thank BJM52
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Everything is close by. As you can see from Toni's answer, google says 3 minutes.
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I would suggest using an online direction site (like Google Maps) so you may tailor the route to meet your interests for sight seeing and any route options. I put in your request to Google Maps and this is what is give me... More
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