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Rendez-Vous De La Baie Visitor Centre

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Great experience!

This was one of our more surprising and enjoyable quick stops as we made our way all around Nova... read more

Reviewed June 30, 2017
Richard M
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St. Augustine, Florida
An excellent introduction to Acadia

This small museum is really well-done. The displays are professionally done and give a broad... read more

Reviewed June 14, 2017
Arlabob
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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10 Nov 2017
“Easy quick lunch”
30 Jun 2017
“Great experience!”
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The Rendez-vous de la Baie Visitor Centre, located on the campus of Universite Sainte-Anne in Church Point, is a vibrant hub where residents, students and visitors meet. The Centre houses an artist-run gallery, a visitor information centre, a...more
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23 Lighthouse Rd | Unit 1, Church Point, Municipality of Clare, Nova Scotia B0W 1M0, Canada
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Reviewed November 10, 2017

Nice atmostphere to meet friends or co-workers to have a quick lunch. Situation at University Sainte-Anne in Church Point, NS along St. Mary's Bay in the french community.

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Reviewed June 30, 2017

This was one of our more surprising and enjoyable quick stops as we made our way all around Nova Scotia. The Visitor Centre is located at Universite Sainte-Anne, pretty much on the other side of the wooden church. When we first got their we spoke...More

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Larry P, Manager at Rendez-Vous De La Baie Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded July 3, 2017

Thank you for your nice review. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your experience at our Visitor Information counter and the Acadian Interpretive Centre/museum! Should you be in our area again, we encourage you to explore the trails behind the centre that lead to...More

Reviewed June 14, 2017

This small museum is really well-done. The displays are professionally done and give a broad overview of the history and culture of Acadia. We were really glad we stopped to take a look. A highlight of the day.More

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Larry P, Manager at Rendez-Vous De La Baie Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded June 25, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We are very pleased to read that your visit to our Acadian Interpretive Centre/museum was a highlight of your day! Should you drop by again, we encourage you to explore the trail network behind...More

Reviewed October 3, 2016

This Visitor Center/Museum is located at Saint Marie University in Church Point, NS on scenic highway 1 between Digby & Yarmouth. Look for the building with the RED ROOF! The Visitor Center has lots of brochures for the area. They also have Provincial Maps in...More

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Larry P, Manager at Rendez-Vous De La Baie Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded October 6, 2016

Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We are pleased you enjoyed your visit at the tourist bureau and in the Acadian Interpretive Centre/museum. Should you drop by again, we encourage you to explore the trail network in the back of...More

Reviewed September 3, 2015

This is a wonderful place to stop and get information at the visitor centre and grab a coffee and snack at the Lisa T cafe. People are super friendly. There's also the Tre-carre art gallery.

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Larry P, Manager at Rendez-Vous De La Baie Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded September 7, 2015

Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We are pleased that you had a positive experience at our Visitor Centre. Our staff takes great pride in welcoming and helping visitors. We look forward to seeing you again in the future.

Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

This museum is very informative. I used it as an intro to Acadian culture in Nova Scotia. I learned a lot, but I really wanted to gain more knowledge about the actual deportation. I guess I'll have to read a book.More

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Larry P, Manager at Rendez-Vous De La Baie Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded August 17, 2015

Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your experience and found our museum very informative. To answer your comment as to why there is not much information on the Deportation -- it was a deliberate...More

Reviewed June 26, 2015 via mobile

The museum is a history of Acadia, and it gives an ode to those who continue to make it a reality. What I think is neat, is that some of the face you see on the wall in the art and culture section work for...More

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Larry P, Manager at Rendez-Vous De La Baie Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded June 29, 2015

Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We very much appreciate hearing that you had a positive experience visiting the Acadian Interpretive Centre and especially learning about the local arts & culture community. Many talented local musicians and artists are employed...More

Reviewed April 29, 2015

Very friendly staff ready to help you. There are many things to do in the area therefore this is the place to stop to get info on activities going on.More

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Larry P, Manager at Rendez-Vous De La Baie Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded May 5, 2015

Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We appreciate hearing that you enjoyed interacting with our friendly staff, as they take great pride in sharing their knowledge of Acadian culture/history and local tourism activities. We encourage all visitors to pick up...More

Reviewed September 24, 2014

It can be a bit hard to find, but this place is tops. We found the interactive exhibit on Acadian culture and history fascinating. The staff are knowledgeable, passionate, and top notch.More

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Larry P, Manager at Rendez-Vous De La Baie Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded October 5, 2014

We are very pleased that you enjoyed the interactive exhibits in the Acadian Interpretive Centre. Also appreciate hearing you highlight the quality of our staff, as they take great pride in informing visitors about the Acadian culture/history and tourism activities in the area. We look...More

Reviewed August 26, 2014

This is the place to stop to get information on the region. The staff are friendly and informative. There is a small cafe for a light snack/lunch and a display from local artisans. For those interested in Acadian history, the museum was a fantastic experience....More

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Larry P, Manager at Rendez-Vous De La Baie Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2014

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are very pleased that you so thoroughly enjoyed your experience learning about the Acadians in the Interpretive Centre. During a future visit (we hope), you may be interested in taking a guided (or self-guided)...More

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