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Memory Lane Heritage Village

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A fun afternoon

I had a great time here. The gift shop is very nice with some unique products. The cookhouse style... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Tim M
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Halifax, Canada
Great little historic park

I would strongly recommend visiting on the Father's day weekend when they have the antique car... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
bdp01
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Halifax, Canada
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Memory Lane Heritage Village is an award winning living history museum depicting coastal rural life in Nova Scotia during the 1940s, including life during and after the Second World War.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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5435 Clam Harbour Rd, Halifax, Nova Scotia B0J 1Y0, Canada
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+1 877-287-0697
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I had a great time here. The gift shop is very nice with some unique products. The cookhouse style eating area was really a nice highlight with excellent food. I enjoyed hearing the history from the local people who volunteer and are a wealth of...More

Thank Tim M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would strongly recommend visiting on the Father's day weekend when they have the antique car show. My grand kids love building the 'cub cars' and they have a great little track to race them on. Great way to spend a few hours.

Thank bdp01
Reviewed September 14, 2018

Lots of memorabilia and artifacts remembered from 1940-50s growing up years. Great t for wearing to fitness center—Better to be an old Artifact Than a Buried Treasure!

Thank anndave2015
Reviewed September 5, 2018

A lovely collection of buildings full of real life objects from the 1940s. The family house complete with a pink fridge, massive boiler style washing machine and mangle is fabulous and being allowed to walk into the rooms was a bonus too. I was taken...More

Thank Louise W
Reviewed September 2, 2018

We went here for a tri-generational summer family day out and everyone had a wonderful time. This is a collection of buildings and businesses from the immediate area around the current site assembled as a working village to demonstrate and illustrate how we lived only...More

Thank Meharibear
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Discovered this wonderful place on our way to Cape Breton! Wonderful owners, and a great place to tour thru! Has a wonderful little shop to purchase items! A must see on your travels!

Thank disappointedMarnie
Reviewed August 27, 2018

We spent a lovely Saturday touring the Heritage Village. We really enjoyed all the building and artifacts displayed. We found it very serene and relaxing, just what we needed. All the people we met there were very nice and great to share information about the...More

Thank Travellingc0uple2
Reviewed August 25, 2018

We visited the village to attend the annual Atlantic Canada Hamonica Festival and had a great time. The museum buildings and grounds were alive with actors and had many interesting tools as well as toys that were touchable. Our lunch was included and had two...More

Thank Vini_B_53
Reviewed August 21, 2018

We visited this site, and really enjoyed it. It presents a view of history, especially what life was like for those living in rural Nova Scotia.

Thank JenCanadian
1940sMemories, General Manager at Memory Lane Heritage Village, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2018

We're glad to hear you enjoyed your visit. Thanks for the review!

Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

A look at life in Canada in the 1940s. Had the place to ourselves. The buildings and artifacts made history come alive. A nice trip down memory lane...interesting to see what “antiques” are in my mother’s kitchen.

Thank Lori W
1940sMemories, General Manager at Memory Lane Heritage Village, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2018

Some "antiques" just keep going strong, don't they. Those old kitchen tools were certainly built to last!

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JoeB2553
July 25, 2018|
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Response from 1940sMemories | Property representative |
Hello Joe, Since we have livestock on site we do no allow pets. However there are several shady areas in which you can park your car, and we are happy to provide water for your pet. There is Clam Harbour beach 10 minutes... More
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