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Bras d'Or Lakes and Watershed Interpretive Centre

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Address: Chebucto Street, Baddeck, Nova Scotia BOE 1B0, Canada
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Stunning scenery

We went here as part of a cruise ship excursion on the same trip as the Alexander Graham Bell National Site. It is well worth the trip from Sydney. There is an big, old bridge... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 August 2016
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Augusta, GA
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Augusta, GA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

We went here as part of a cruise ship excursion on the same trip as the Alexander Graham Bell National Site. It is well worth the trip from Sydney. There is an big, old bridge that you can get some good photos of, and there are plenty of swimming opportunities in this huge saltwater lake.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

The interpretive center closed 3 years ago. Some of its information can be found in the Alexander Graham Bell Museum. More information can be found at the info kiosk in town.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

This is a beautiful lake and listed as a UNESCO site; the lovely lake and surroundings is quite an interesting and educational visit;

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Aventura, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2015

Things change. The building now houses a gift shop but the area offers up some wonderfully scenic views of the lakes. Take a stroll along the waterfront and enjoy the fishing boats bobbing on the lake..

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015

A wonderful exhibit for all ages. Locally supported in an effort to attract tourism, they have done a good job and this should be a stop on your travels.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2015

No longer there - just another over-priced gift store; as if Baddeck needed another gift store. Not even any reference to the history of the Old Post Office.

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Villanova, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015

The Bras d'Or Lakes and Watershed Interpretive Center is no longer in this building.This summer it changed hands and became a cute higher end gift shop.

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Moncton , NB
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2014

drop in for a quick few questions, staff was good, there was a lot of locals willing to answer question in the surrounding area and attractions and places to visit as well. Almost like everyone knows everyone and wants to help there business. The lakes are beautiful especially with the sailing boats going buy.

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Pensacola, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2013

Empty place with no staff available, not much on display, not very impressive........................

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2013

Great stop to learn about the lakes, why there's called Bras d'Or and how they were formed. The Centre offers greats book about the area, the Cabot Trail and Nova Scotia as well.

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