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Address: 578 Main Street, Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia B0J 2E0, Canada
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+1 902-624-6263
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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A community museum located in the heart of beautiful downtown Mahone Bay,...

A community museum located in the heart of beautiful downtown Mahone Bay, providing visitors and locals alike with an in-depth understanding our community's heritage. Open Hours: May-September 7 days a week 10am - 4pm

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Nice community museum now closed for the season

The museum is full of interesting stories and pictures about the development of Mahone Bay and the area, but I came in late September and caught them in the midst of closing... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 September 2016
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Nanaimo, Canada
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Nanaimo, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

The museum is full of interesting stories and pictures about the development of Mahone Bay and the area, but I came in late September and caught them in the midst of closing. Worth a visit if you come between May - late September

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Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

This museum is very informative, and offers a detailed look into the history of this wonderful town. Lots of fascinating displays. Staff was very helpful and friendly. If you are a history buff, and you want to learn more about this charming area, make sure you drop in to this museum.

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Cerritos, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

We were driving through the area and decided to stop here. We gave a donation, but the museum itself is actually free. They had several interesting exhibits on the town and its immigrant history. Definitely worth a stop!

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Mahone Bay, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

A great little community museum that remains focused on the history of a great little town. They work hard to change up some of the subjects each year.

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Mahone Bay, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

If your local and seeking more information about local history, family Geneology or just passing through from away and want a taste of the local history and life style this is a good place to start

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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

We were passing through Mahone Bay on our way to visit family in Fall River and planned to spend some time looking round this beautiful little town, I had read about the museum so put in on our list of things to do. It was free to enter but suggested a donation, which is worth giving. A lot of work... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Went to visit this house museum and expected to have to pay an entrance fee but it was free! Enjoyed learning about the various people in town and what life was like in the days gone by. I found it interesting that the ceilings were decoratively painted in the style of that time. And when you visit you will learn... More 

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Mahone Bay, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016

Great displays and the knowledge of the museum staff was incredible. A great place to visit and worth your time. A second visit Is in order.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016

We have an old Cape from 1784 and found some interesting items when renovating. The staff at the museum was very helpful in finding out the meaning behind the straw doll.

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Halifax, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2015

this tells the story of the area and it was all decked out for Christmas as well and is worth the time to visit. Loving maintained and really shows the life of the community.

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