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Nova Scotia Welcome Centre

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90 Cumberland Loop, Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Best souvenirs ever!

We stopped here to use the restroom and stretch our legs for a few minutes, but I ended up buying... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
pattilake
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Mechanicville, New York
Very helpful

We stopped here hoping to get assistance with a hotel reservation since our U.S. cell phone... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rodney_Marie_H
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Albion, Indiana
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“gift shop” (7 reviews)
“new brunswick” (5 reviews)
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90 Cumberland Loop, Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada
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"welcome center"
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"gift shop"
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"new brunswick"
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"helpful staff"
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"visitor center"
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"picnic tables"
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"off season"
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"large selection"
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"information"
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"souvenirs"
in 7 reviews
"province"
in 8 reviews
"visitors"
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"lighthouse"
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"questions"
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"sackville"
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"border"
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"canada"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here to use the restroom and stretch our legs for a few minutes, but I ended up buying beautiful things for myself and our family at this welcome center. I was so surprised that they had such nice merchandise. They had lovely Celtic...More

Thank pattilake
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here hoping to get assistance with a hotel reservation since our U.S. cell phone wouldn't work. The young man working here had to make 5 phone calls before finding a hotel that had rooms that night. He did a fantastic job. If you...More

Thank Rodney_Marie_H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very large welcome in fact it's huge. You would think the government had nothing but money to spend on these things. Oh wait a minute they do. My money! This is about average except for size of any Welcome Center I was...More

Thank Chuck B
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Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

Yes this tourist info center is open in the off season. Staff are knowledgeable and could point out what was open throughout the region. Gift shop washrooms and a lighthouse.

1  Thank Lesterbeach
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Reviewed October 18, 2017

Mainly stopped here because of nostalgia- used to stop at the border with our boys 50 years ago! Center is clean, modern, and the staff was friendly and helpful. Good selection of maps and brochures. Wonderful view of the historic Tantramar marshes. Enjoyable stop and...More

1  Thank TX2OBX
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Reviewed October 3, 2017

The scenic location is very inviting. The staff is very friendly and informative. The facilities were clean and well-maintained. A good supply of brochures and maps. A good location for a few snapshots.

Thank zapadapa
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Reviewed September 20, 2017

Jacob was out skirling the pipes when I arrived but came in to help at the desk. The centre has been completely re-organized since my last visit. At the end of season many brochures are no longer available and the remaining displays were rather skimpy....More

Thank Garth M
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Reviewed August 29, 2017

We were welcomed warmly. When I asked questions about Acadian sites Mackenzie offered information and printed lists of local census! Fantastic customer service!

1  Thank MrsDetail
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Reviewed August 27, 2017

Useful information centre set in a very pleasant location. Helpful staff as regards booking accommodation and literature.

Thank Chris H
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Reviewed August 13, 2017

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
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