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Black Cultural Centre for Nova Scotia

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1149 Main St | Westphal, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Z 1A8, Canada
+1 902-434-6223
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Here you will learn about the wonderful Black culture, historic people/events. A great centre for... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2017
CarolynV52
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Dartmouth, Canada
I believe this to be short on funding... I'm interested but it's rarely open.

I guess it's an opportunity missed... I grew up in Nova Scotia and my children grow up here. We... read more

Reviewed 19 December 2016
rob19321
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Halifax, Nova Scotia
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A museum, gift shop, auditorium, RCMP Community Office, and reference library comprise the Black Cultural Center for Nova Scotia.
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good45%
  • Average17%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“african” (3 reviews)
“artifacts” (3 reviews)
“slaves” (2 reviews)
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1149 Main St | Westphal, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Z 1A8, Canada
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Reviewed 18 April 2017

Here you will learn about the wonderful Black culture, historic people/events. A great centre for all to visit, enjoyable time.

Thank CarolynV52
Reviewed 19 December 2016

I guess it's an opportunity missed... I grew up in Nova Scotia and my children grow up here. We do as much as we can... but whenever we stop here, it is not open.

Thank rob19321
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Race and slavery are very sensitive topics for public discourse. However the Black Cultural Center made the topics accessible, facilitated pleasant discussion among attendees, and engendered ethnic and national pride. I spent an afternoon there and could have stayed longer to absorb all the exhibits...More

Thank Lorraine B
Reviewed 24 August 2016

The artifacts in the centre and the different posters take you back to a darker time. But it's a time we all need to understand so that we know where we want to go in our future. The staff took the time to speak to...More

Thank Judie P
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

I visited the center as part of a family reunion event. Very informative, all questions asked were immediately answered. Received a very warm reception from the employees and the layout of the center was open and inviting. If you haven't been there, make this a...More

Thank estar_357
Reviewed 17 July 2016

I have a keen interest in the black history of Nova Scotia and how Black Loyalist slaves helped to build communities in this area and chose to make this their home. Well worth finding, lots of information backing up already gained knowledge, interesting video which...More

1  Thank Diane C
Reviewed 13 July 2016

The Black Cultural centre is not a large museum, but it is rich with history. There is lots to read and many pictures. I highly recommend this museum.

Thank Gail I
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Extremely well documented story of the experiences of the Black peoples of Nova Scotia. Makes us reassess our level of tolerance in this province and appreciate the contribution that the Black Nova Scotians have made to our history, culture, and legacy.

Thank becamil
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Our group was welcomed warmly. Very well done. Can tour at your own pace. Gift shop on site. Excellent display of stories and black history in NS.

Thank travellingNSmom
Reviewed 12 February 2016

This is a good place to see first hand how much this Community here in Nova Scotia has contributed to our varied History and the place is well maintained and is very informative.

2  Thank dgg123
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