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Le Village Historique Acadien de la Nouvelle-Ecosse

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Acadian Living History village

Learn about the Acadian way of life in the early 1900’s from the costumed interpreters. Well worth... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
billrennie
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Calgary, Canada
Serendipity to the Max

We were driving through Nova Scotia from Yarmouth to Halifax and saw the road signs. Being somewhat... read more

Reviewed September 5, 2018
DrDanD
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Windsor, Maine
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Situated on a beautiful 17-acre site overlooking Pubnico harbour, Le Village historique acadien de la Nouvelle-Écosse (Historical Acadian Village of Nova Scotia) invites you to step back in time and discover the heart, life and work of the Acadians...more
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91 Old Church Road, Lower West Pubnico, Nova Scotia B0W 2C0, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Learn about the Acadian way of life in the early 1900’s from the costumed interpreters. Well worth spending a half day.

Thank billrennie
Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

We were driving through Nova Scotia from Yarmouth to Halifax and saw the road signs. Being somewhat adventurous, we stopped in and were SO glad we did! A charming recreation of a turn-of-the-century Acadian village with costumed re-enactors who were very knowledgeable about the place...More

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Roger d, General Manager at Le Village Historique Acadien de la Nouvelle-Ecosse, responded to this reviewResponded September 6, 2018

Thank you for such a wonderful review and we are so happy that you had an enjoyable visit.

Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful place. Fantastic staff.knowledgeable staff.blacksmith and fisherman really great guys. Cool souvenirs . Initial stamped nails a great momentum.

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Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

We were excited to go to the village and talk with the people there. Everyone we talked with was very friendly and And informative. They actually took time to answer any questions and you could touch most of the items on display. Highly recommend.

Thank Kelli M
Roger d, General Manager at Le Village Historique Acadien de la Nouvelle-Ecosse, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2018

Thank you for this review. We are glad to hear that you visit was an informative and positive experience.

Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

This was our first place to visit upon arrival to Nova Scotia and it did not let us down. The women and men were informative about the way of life long ago. The blacksmith making a nail was a hit with my friend's daughter, while...More

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Roger d, General Manager at Le Village Historique Acadien de la Nouvelle-Ecosse, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2018

I wish to thank you for taking time to do a review of our site and for the wonderful comments.

Reviewed August 5, 2018

This village of how the Acadian people lived was a wonderful stop. As my ancestors are Acadian I was particularly interested in seeing how they lived and worked. There are guides in some of the buildings explaining what went on there from building dinghies to...More

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Roger d, General Manager at Le Village Historique Acadien de la Nouvelle-Ecosse, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2018

I want to thank you for doing a review of our site. The whole idea is to offer the visitor an interactive experience into the way of life of the Acadians of this region, like it would have been like in the early 1900's. We...More

Reviewed August 4, 2018

The Village showed what life was like around 1900 in the area. The docents in period costume were very friendly and knowledgeable about their duties. We really enjoyed our visit and recommend this site for those interested in learning about the Acadians who were among...More

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Roger d, General Manager at Le Village Historique Acadien de la Nouvelle-Ecosse, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to do a review of our site.

Reviewed July 30, 2018

Our motor trip to Nova Scotia was all about learning and specifically learning about the Acadian way of life and their history. It was the folks in the Yarmouth Tourist Information Center who recommended that we drive out and find this living museum. What a...More

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Roger d, General Manager at Le Village Historique Acadien de la Nouvelle-Ecosse, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2018

I want to thank you for doing a review of our site and happy to hear that you had a pleasant experience.

Reviewed July 28, 2018

Was visiting friends in the area, stopped in for the afternoon. So glad we did!! A very quaint little historical village that represents the Acadien people of the area. Learned quite a bit bout the history of the people in the area. They had people...More

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Roger d, General Manager at Le Village Historique Acadien de la Nouvelle-Ecosse, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2018

Thank you so much for doing a review of our site and for the wonderful comments. All our staff are from the community and are Acadian descendants, so it's like showcasing our personal history.

Reviewed July 24, 2018

We had a delicious lentil soup for a late lunch and "the best biscuits I have ever had". The tour was full of history and pleasant well-informed staff who made us so welcome and answered all our questions about blacksmithing, the setting, fishing, building a...More

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Roger d, General Manager at Le Village Historique Acadien de la Nouvelle-Ecosse, responded to this reviewResponded July 26, 2018

I want to thank you for taking the time to do a review of our site and for the nice comments.

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Response from Allan H | Reviewed this property |
How long is a piece of string? I spent 6 hours including a light lunch break but, some people, a lot less. The village is so redolent of the 1900's Acadian history that if so minded you can spend an hour in each of the... More
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