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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.
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559 Chebucto Street, Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0, Canada
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+1 902-295-2069
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Reviewed yesterday

This museum is fairly small. You can easily go through it in an hour. It is very interesting though, we learned quite a bit about Alexander Graham Bell that we didn't know.

Thank Lovetraveling99
Reviewed 2 days ago

I learned so much more about Alexander Graham Bell by going through this museum. He was a communication and transportation pioneer as well as a teacher, family man and humanitarian. His Silver Dart airplane is on display as is the boat he and associates designed...More

Thank MariaP1779DE
Reviewed 2 days ago

On our trip to Nova Scotia, we stayed in Baddeck for a few days as we explored the Cabot Trail. We were actually thrilled the day it rained so we could visit Alexander Graham Bell site (and Big Spruce...but that's another review...) MUCH larger inside...More

Thank Bee778
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We stopped at this Museum on the recommendation of a friend. It was a delightful surprise and a lovely way to spend a few hours. Who knew Alexander Graham Bell had so many interest in his life? We learned that he use the money from...More

Thank JCPCG
Reviewed 3 days ago

The museum is a fascinating account of Alexander Graham Bell's life and work. Lots of artifacts and really interesting stories. Old filmclips of hydrofoils were really good!

Thank polartraveller
Reviewed 4 days ago

A lot of history here. Capture more videos and interactive storytelling. There was a lot of reading in the beginning.

Thank HotelLover71
Reviewed 5 days ago

We were very impressed by the number of his various inventions and mechanical designs for aircraft, speed boats and sound recording devices. Displays cover his extraordinary range of interests. The landscaped grounds offer a view of the Bell estate across Baddeck Bay. I was particularly...More

Thank Don M
Reviewed 5 days ago

We stopped here on a very dreary day and spent a couple of hours learning more about Bell, his inventions, and his life in Nova Scotia. I think the museum is very well done and we learned a lot. I especially enjoyed the large picture...More

Thank wans2travel
Reviewed 1 week ago

Even if you don't know much about Alexander Graham Bell and you're not that interested in science, this is still a good stop off. Kids can fly kites. People can learn about Bell's interests and discoveries. There are photos and models and videos to watch....More

Thank Ann T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everyone knows that Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone but how many knew of his contributions to the hearing impaired community and various gliders? The small museum has many exhibits on Mr. Bell's lesser known inventions and on his life starting in Scotland and ending...More

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Karen B
September 2, 2018|
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Response from Chaperoneguy | Reviewed this property |
I could do it in 1 hr and my wife in 2 hrs
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Response from jcc98199 | Reviewed this property |
Their web site says yes
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Response from Freckles2212 | Reviewed this property |
This is a historic site like our national parks. It’s open every day 9am till 5 pm until October 30th. I don’t know if they have limited hours after that or if the weather dictates the hours. Our tour guide said he leaves... More
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