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Memory Lane Heritage Village

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"Walk Through Bethlehem"

This local Heritage Village is the success of its many volunteers. On November 25, 2018 they had a... read more

Reviewed November 25, 2018
ScooterNovaScotia
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Nova Scotia
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 October 21, 2018
Tim M
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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 November 25, 2018

This local Heritage Village is the success of its many volunteers. On November 25, 2018 they had a recreation of what it may have been like when Joseph and Mary arrived in the city of Bethlehem. The event was by donation and monies raised when...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ScooterNovaScotia
1940sMemories, General Manager at Memory Lane Heritage Village, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We were blown away by the community support for this event and definitely have our hard-working volunteers to thank for making it such a huge success. Thank you for the review!

Reviewed October 21, 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Tim M
1940sMemories, General Manager at Memory Lane Heritage Village, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Our volunteers certainly know their stuff and love to share their stories. Thank you for taking the time to review us!

Reviewed October 1, 2018

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.

Date of experience: June 2018
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1940sMemories, General Manager at Memory Lane Heritage Village, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the review!

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!

Date of experience: August 2018
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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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Louise W
1940sMemories, General Manager at Memory Lane Heritage Village, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

When you walk into Memory Lane it's a walk back in time, with no barriers or ropes between you and the past. And, the car rides are definitely a visitor favourite. Thank you for taking the time to review us!

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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Meharibear
1940sMemories, General Manager at Memory Lane Heritage Village, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the review! Our museum is a community owned and operated non-profit, so it's always wonderful to hear feedback like yours.

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!

Date of experience: August 2018
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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

Date of experience: August 2018
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1940sMemories, General Manager at Memory Lane Heritage Village, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We're so glad you enjoyed your visit! I will pass on your comments to our kitchen staff, they'll be happy to know they made your extra enjoyable. We do bring in extra volunteer animators often, for group tours and special events, and we also offer...More

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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1940sMemories, General Manager at Memory Lane Heritage Village, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We're so glad you enjoyed the festival! Our kitchen team are well-practiced in the art of making fishcakes and we love adding them to the menu for special events. Thanks for the review!

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.

Date of experience: August 2018
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!

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JoeB2553
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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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