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Nova Scotia Welcome Centre

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90 Cumberland Loop, Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Stop and stretch!

Nice place to stop, take a break, enjoy the smell of sea and grassland. Nice views! A man was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ann M
McMinnville, Tennessee
Knowledgeable, Friendly Staff, Outstanding Gift Shop

We stopped here on a cross country road trip and were very impressed with this visitor center... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
David B
Saint-Lambert, Canada
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“gift shop” (6 reviews)
90 Cumberland Loop, Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice place to stop, take a break, enjoy the smell of sea and grassland. Nice views! A man was there playing his bagpipe. Browse the souvenirs. Nice personnel to visit with and ask questions/get answers. Well kept up.

Thank Ann M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here on a cross country road trip and were very impressed with this visitor center. Staff are very friendly and knowledgeable and we received information about Nova Scotia and they also had Newfoundland Information, travel maps and ferry schedules. We also spent a...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful information center . Newly redone Awesome wheelchair accessible washroom with push button opener :) A Nova Scotia Must even in the smartphone age and the age of the GPS

Thank J Albert C
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

If you are coming off the Confederation Bridge from PEI, skip the New Brunswick welcome center and drive to Nova Scotia's. They have a beautiful garden, picnic tables, a view of the Bay of Fundy, a small souvenir shop, clean bathrooms and a helpful staff.

Thank Cathy R
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

We were greeted immediately by John a nice and knowledgeable young man who helped us navigate and plan our Nova Scotia trip.

Thank Kelly S
Reviewed 22 May 2017

I call by the Welcome Centre every so often after travelling down the highway from Sackville, New Brunswick. Why you ask? To but a post card or two, to buy a new Nova Scotia embossed full length sleeved sweat shirt, to pick up the latest...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

We visited in hopes of getting suggestions on where to visit while in town. We found a few things, but the the attendants had no suggestions or recommendations.

Thank PickyMomm
Reviewed 15 April 2017

This is one of the more prominent visitor centres in Canada, as it sits on Nova Scotia's main approach (there are not many ways into Nova Scotia compared to other provinces) and entices with its overlook of surrounding areas. Always worth stopping into for a...More

Thank Edward W
Reviewed 30 December 2016

The staff are very friendly and the spot is worth the trip either leaving the province or just wanting to find someplace to start to explore. Nice gardens and good a little stroll.

1  Thank dgg123
Reviewed 19 November 2016

Stopped through on our way to a friends camp. While there we listened to a local bagpipper & walked through the small gardens. Nice spot.

Thank Tyler B
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