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Memory Lane Heritage Village

5435 Clam Harbour Rd, Halifax, Nova Scotia B0J 1Y0, Canada
+1 877-287-0697
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What a wonderful place!

We so enjoyed this place. So much to see! Our little ones loved the kittens and pushing the old... read more

Reviewed yesterday
sthompson1045
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Rothesay, Canada
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a quick fly by.. will return

oh my.. so much to do and find in this little paradise.. dont miss the specialness of the place... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Susan B
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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.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“baked beans” (6 reviews)
“gift shop” (7 reviews)
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 yesterday via mobile

We so enjoyed this place. So much to see! Our little ones loved the kittens and pushing the old lawn mowers. We will be back next time we head to Clam Harbour!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

oh my.. so much to do and find in this little paradise.. dont miss the specialness of the place .. take time to visit all the little interesting adventures one can find.. thanks.. will return

Thank Susan B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We finally visited here for the first time after planning to for a number of years. It definitely exceeded our expectations. I'm not old enough to remember the 40s and 50s, but so many of the exhibits evoked strong memories of visiting my grandparents when...More

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Reviewed February 11, 2018

Tidy displays and little gift shop. Nice place to eat. Did a great job recreating the era. Staff were welcoming.More

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1940sMemories, Manager at Memory Lane Heritage Village, responded to this reviewResponded February 13, 2018

Thanks for taking the time to review us. We are happy that you found Memory Lane and enjoyed your visit. It is indeed a great place to stop on the way to the beach, or, if you get fogged in, a nice alternative to avoid...More

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Reviewed December 15, 2017

This spot is quite a drive outside of the city, but it is worth the trip if you are into this kind of recreation. They preserved a series of old buildings in order to suggest what life was like in rural Nova Scotia in the...More

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1940sMemories, General Manager at Memory Lane Heritage Village, responded to this reviewResponded January 11, 2018

History buffs definitely love Memory Lane since all 18 buildings are hands-on and there are almost no spaces that are off limits to visitors. Thanks for the review!

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Reviewed September 30, 2017

I am a history buff and a tour guide and director and Memory Lane Heritage Village is a must-visit. The old 1940s village lifestyle sure shows its presence here. Even to make sure I would not disturb the great old-time atmosphere, I shut my "old"...More

1  Thank Canada-TourDirector
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1940sMemories, General Manager at Memory Lane Heritage Village, responded to this reviewResponded January 11, 2018

So glad you enjoyed your visit! Giving our visitors full immersion into the time period is important to offering a truly authentic experience and we love hearing back from people. When you step into Memory Lane, you step back in time, with no ropes, barriers,...More

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Reviewed September 10, 2017

The owners were very pleasant. She showed us things in the store and took tome to tell us things. We walked around the entire place and enjoyed the history of the buildings and way of life. Starting talking to owner at the "gas station" and...More

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1940sMemories, General Manager at Memory Lane Heritage Village, responded to this reviewResponded January 11, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review our site! We are community owned and operated, with very dedicated staff and volunteers who love what they do. Our Model A is the first vehicle that many people on the Eastern Shore rode in, and now...More

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Reviewed September 9, 2017

Memory Lane is a great place for grandparents to show their grandchildren what life was like in the 1940's. It's a recreation of a Nova Scotia fishing village, complete with a church, school house, fisherman's storehouse, garage, old cars and gas pumps. Chickens and kittens...More

2  Thank Bob J
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1940sMemories, General Manager at Memory Lane Heritage Village, responded to this reviewResponded January 11, 2018

We love hearing stories of visitors sharing their nostalgia with younger generations! Thanks for taking the time to review!

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Reviewed September 1, 2017

A really interesting place to stop in an area that does not have many places to visit. We spent a very happy couple of hours here

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1940sMemories, General Manager at Memory Lane Heritage Village, responded to this reviewResponded January 11, 2018

Glad you enjoyed your visit! Thank you for the review!

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Reviewed August 31, 2017 via mobile

Very adorable attraction, true to the time period it's set in. Highly recommend seeing this little village.

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1940sMemories, General Manager at Memory Lane Heritage Village, responded to this reviewResponded January 11, 2018

Thanks for the recommendation and for taking the time to write a review!

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