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Prescott House Museum

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Good guided tour

The guided tour was just for the two of us, so very personal and well worth doing. The history of... read more

Reviewed September 30, 2018
Stevethearchitect
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Benfleet, United Kingdom
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A View of the past!!

Was driving to Wolfville, saw signs for the Museum and decided to stop. It was a great choice! This... read more

Reviewed August 15, 2018
Rich S
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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Come calling at “Acacia Grove”, an elegant Georgian house in the picturesque Annapolis Valley. Here, horticulturalist Charles Prescott cultivated Nova Scotia’s apple industry from 1811 to 1859. Discover how his great grand daughter, Mary Allison...more
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1633 Starrs Point Rd, Port Williams, Nova Scotia B0P 1T0, Canada
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Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

The guided tour was just for the two of us, so very personal and well worth doing. The history of the house and how its use changed over the years before returning to its former glory was well worth knowing. The guide was very open...More

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Kristy T, Heritage Interpreter at Prescott House Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 6, 2018

We loving giving guided tours to two, or one, or as many as we can! So glad you enjoyed the experience and delighted to hear you'd like to stay longer to enjoy a warm drink. We will have to see what we can do in...More

Reviewed August 15, 2018

Was driving to Wolfville, saw signs for the Museum and decided to stop. It was a great choice! This is a historic home of the area. It is very inexpensive, $3.90 for adults!! A whole family is only $8.65 a real bargain! It was neat...More

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Kristy T, Heritage Interpreter at Prescott House Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 6, 2018

We are so thrilled you took the time to stop by and enjoy our museum! Feel free to stop by again for a visit, or to simply enjoy the grounds and stroll through our beautiful gardens.

Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

My mother and I visited this beautiful museum that her father had brought me to 32 years ago. The staff member who met us at the door was Incredible! She took us on a detailed tour and showed us all the levels while talking of...More

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Kristy T, Heritage Interpreter at Prescott House Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 6, 2018

We're thrilled you enjoyed our house and grounds! Thank you for visiting!

Reviewed July 29, 2018

Set back off a secondary road East of Williams Port, the house is a god example of late Georgian architecture and a colonial estate. It is not as large as other prominent homes but is a bit unique in its design. It is furnished in...More

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Kristy T, Heritage Interpreter at Prescott House Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 6, 2018

Thank you so much for visiting and enjoying our museum! We're so glad to hear you appreciated the style and displays. If you were wanting to bring any children to the property, our grounds are perfect for a picnic or stroll. Inside the house, we...More

Reviewed July 24, 2018

This is a fine example of a Georgian home, and its builder contributed to the apple growing in the Annapolis Valley. The house interprets the whole history of the family who built it, sold it, eventually got it back when a great-granddaughter reacquired it after...More

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Kristy T, Heritage Interpreter at Prescott House Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 6, 2018

We're so glad to hear you enjoyed the house and its history!

Reviewed December 2, 2017 via mobile

Over the summer my kids went to a children’s program at the Prescott House. They had a wonderful time, staff where friendly and patient. Our local museums are a treasure to be explore. Unplug your family and add a visit to Prescott House to your...More

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Reviewed November 9, 2017

The furniture, beautiful rose gardens, and history of early settlers are amazing. Tour guides are knowledgeable and kind. Tabes are set for dinner with authentic period china from England where Charles Prescott was born, apple farmer extraordinaire. No line ups, quiet and peaceful property.

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Reviewed October 11, 2017

A good intact Georgian house interesting furniture and fittings. Situated in a remote area but a have to see if you're a history buff. Knowledgable friendly staff. Enjoyed my visit.

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Reviewed August 10, 2017

Had some time and signs led us out in the country to this place. It is a beautiful home with local flavor. They took the time to give us a tour which is helpful. Worth the ride out and for seniors it is about $3.00...More

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Reviewed August 4, 2017

I was exploring Port Williams area when I happened upon this museum mid-week. I lucked out on a personal tour and it proved a highlight of this visit to Nova Scotia. The museum gives you a real feel for the planters whose energy and initiative...More

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