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Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site

559 Chebucto St, Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0, Canada
+1 902-295-2069
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The accomplishments of Alexander Graham Bell are many and noteworthy. The museum is very... read more

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to_travel_is_my_life
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Trenton, Canada
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Worth the time to stop

We all think that Bell was an American who invented the telephone, but we know little of is... read more

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This museum chronicles the life and career of Alexander Graham Bell with its rich collection of artifacts and documents accumulated by Dr. Bell and his family during their time in Nova Scotia.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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559 Chebucto St, Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The accomplishments of Alexander Graham Bell are many and noteworthy. The museum is very informative and I learnt a lot. For an additional cost, there are daily activities in the program. My daughter enjoyed completing the kids' booklet to receive a free medallion. However, there...More

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Reviewed yesterday

We all think that Bell was an American who invented the telephone, but we know little of is influence in the aviation industry of Canada. The museum takes you through a little know part of his life, I only wished that we could have viewed...More

Thank Clarina P
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

First class appreciation of the inventors life and discoveries. Superb photograph collection really added to the experience. The tour de force is the hall containing the replica Silver Dart and Hydroplane.

Thank twozerouk .
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Enjoyed learning about this very interesting and historically significant man and his quest for flight. We really didn't do much investigating before going. This is more about aviation than anything. We noticed many exhibits and hands on activities for children, but we were travelling as...More

Thank mrsplum90
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Nothing against Baddeck, but when you think of Alexander Graham Bell, the first airplane flight in Canada, and early 20th century r and d ... Baddeck would not come to mind. But this museum shows Baddeck was indeed the place. Family enjoyed this stop. The...More

Thank Deamsglobetrotter
Reviewed 3 days ago

I wish we had more time for this place. I thought I knew so much about Alexander Graham Bell, yet learned so much more. It's a real gem.

Thank HappyCat990
Reviewed 3 days ago

Enjoyed finding out all about Alexander Graham Bell and his wife. I didn't realise just how much he had invented! Very interesting and well worth a visit.

Thank julschof
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Interesting history to see, HUGE museum... you could spend hours here. Lots of scheduled activities (especially for kids) and beautiful views over the water.

Thank LizfromCanada
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I really enjoyed our trip to this museum. It's a nice site, is well maintained, and has some interesting exhibits. There are some interactive exhibits and videos that make the museum good for all ages - including kids.

Thank Megan B
Reviewed 6 days ago

When I think Of Alexander Graham Bell I think of the telephone. That man never stopped inventing things. I don't even know when he had time to sleep. He started young and never stopped. The museum is just a nice size to enjoy but not...More

Thank Freckles2212
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Everything is close by. As you can see from Toni's answer, google says 3 minutes.
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