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Wallace and Area Museum

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Helpful staff and Informative Displays

We were in Wallace today to see the monument dedicated to Simon Newcomb. We happened by the Wallace... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2018
Halifax, Canada
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Exhibits brought to life by guide

Our volunteer guide, Ryan, was careful to explain the important exhibits in an engaging way. When... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2016
Melbourne, Australia
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29 Aug 2018
“Helpful staff and Informative Displays”
23 Jan 2018
“Local History”
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13440 Route 6, Sunrise Trail,, Wallace, Nova Scotia B0K 1Y0, Canada
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Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

We were in Wallace today to see the monument dedicated to Simon Newcomb. We happened by the Wallace Museum and decided to drop in. The staff were friendly and there is a small gift shop, with some really nice items. The gift shop also had...More

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Reviewed 23 January 2018

Moved to Wallace and found this Museum to have many items, not only concerning British Empire Loyalists but having a good knowledge of the home we had purchased. Admission free. Its worth the time.

Thank Benjuul
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Our volunteer guide, Ryan, was careful to explain the important exhibits in an engaging way. When we showed particular interest, he would elaborate. Otherwise, he gauged our level of interest and tailored his presentation to suit. In 2016 the museum has a special exhibit relating...More

Reviewed 4 September 2015 via mobile

Visited here and was really surprised at the history on display. Maps, boats, war medals, stories, and so much more! There was a yard sale that day so also enjoyed this.

Thank paulaw937
Reviewed 17 August 2015

Lovely grounds. Horrible map that was hard to follow and not to scale. Trails were not well marked. There are several walking trails but they didn't seem to have a point, focus, or theme. The staff person made a big deal of the "beaver dam"...More

1  Thank Trek-Always
Reviewed 22 April 2015 via mobile

This place offers lots of history. They also hold working shops like quilting. They hold out door yard sales in the summer.

Thank Liz P
Reviewed 1 September 2014

Well curated local artifacts. Excellent knowledgeable guides keen to tell you the Wallace story. Beautiful gardens near the museum building. Enjoyed seeing the local rug hookers working away that day on their crafts.

Thank M L
Reviewed 28 July 2011

This was a very lovely and informative museum with a lot of facinating history and artifacts from this shipbuilding area. The museum staff were friendly and VERY knowledgeable, adding personal stories of what they heard and had been told by other local people. I'm not...More

1  Thank justmy0pinion
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