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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 was a surprise - we did not know most of the things about Alexander Graham Bell. Well presented and easy to navigate. Full size models of some of his amazing inventions. Beautiful grounds with excellent views. Take a picnic lunch. Closes at 5...More

Thank ruth s
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went to Baddeck which is a quaint little town with lots to see. We decided to go to the Alexander Graham Bell Museum at the last minute and are so glad we did! It was absolutely Stellar! So well done! The grounds were beautiful...More

Thank KMTH2014
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was a wonderful place, very educational and we learnt a lot about Bell we didnt know about him and his family.

Thank sheilaguelph
Reviewed 4 days ago

There is so much about Alexander Graham Bell that you will learn and experience from this exhibit. His life, his inventions - and not just the telephone. His life work with the deaf and aviation is amazing and the lives he touched and enriched during...More

Thank VanCpl
Reviewed 5 days ago

Thoroughly enjoyed our visit to this museum, in fact we took one of the paid presentation as well as the VR. Had to go back to see what we missed the first time. Beautiful grounds as well. Nice views of the Baddeck Harbour and Kinston...More

Thank Diane K
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had to go visit the museum and learnt a lot more about Alexander Bell. What a career he had . Well worth a visit.

Thank Patricia O
Reviewed 6 days ago

Our main take-away from this museum that AGB was a self-directed inventor and innovator who spent his time pursuing whatever interested him. Great perspective on a man that I would previously have lumped into a pure inventor category, and I loved learning about his interest...More

Thank couperine
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed the exhibits especially of the collaborative process Bell had. He exhibited leadership in that he knew no one accomplishes anything useful by themselves. It took and takes teamwork. He also made full use of all he had available in recording the process of his...More

Thank Lydia R
Reviewed 1 week ago

The many interpretive centers you'll find along the way in Cape Breton are charming and worth checking out. But this is a true museum and it's worth going out of your way to see. Beautifully sited above Baddeck, the museum sets out Bell's biography and...More

Thank Caitlin855
Reviewed 1 week ago

I wasn’t sure what to expect on visiting here, thought it would be about telephones, got that wrong then! It is about his life and time in NS and Canada and how he assisted other people in primarily developing flight in its early years. The...More

Thank John Z
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July 7, 2018|
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Response from jcc98199 | Reviewed this property |
Their web site says yes
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regaljudy
October 17, 2017|
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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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Gail F
August 12, 2016|
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Response from Elyse B | Reviewed this property |
Everything is close by. As you can see from Toni's answer, google says 3 minutes.
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