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Interesting Museum - History of Mahone Bay

If you have some extra time in Mahone Bay, you should check out the museum. It's clear that the... read more

Reviewed September 2, 2018
Sarah B
Toronto, Canada
Fun history lesson

Wandering around Mahone Bay, stopped into the museum. Greeted by the young gentleman working there... read more

Reviewed September 1, 2018
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A community museum located in the heart of beautiful downtown Mahone Bay, providing visitors and locals alike with an in-depth understanding our community's heritage. Open Hours: May-September 7 days a week 10am - 4pm
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
578 Main Street, Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia B0J 2E0, Canada
+1 902-624-6263
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Reviewed September 2, 2018

If you have some extra time in Mahone Bay, you should check out the museum. It's clear that the curators have put a lot of love into the exhibits, and you learn a fair bit about the history of Mahone Bay - early settlement, etc....More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Sarah B
Reviewed September 1, 2018

Wandering around Mahone Bay, stopped into the museum. Greeted by the young gentleman working there. Talked briefly about this being our first visit to Nova Scotia and how much we were enjoying it so far. The museum itself is quite small, but packed with a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank wh1teshark
Reviewed August 16, 2018

We were visiting my husband's family and decided to go to Mahone Bay. What a beautiful and quaint little town. The museum is free to browse with lots of local information about the first families in the area.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Maureen D
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

We were intrigued by the historical building right on the main street near the bay & stepped in for a minute but spent much longer! So many historical artifacts & stories told by the two young volunteers kept our interest! Good for little kids too...&...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank ellep0ste
Reviewed July 18, 2018

Well worth a visit. Very informative and interestingly presented, lots of photos. Spans local history from the early settlers to present day, though focusing on the original families and why they came here. Free entry, but donations welcome. Even has free wifi.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Chris D
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

This free local museum was a nice stop on a Sunday afternoon. The young ladies who were running the place were knowledgeable and very friendly. They were able to answer our questions and it appeared to be a very interactive place for children. Had good...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 16, 2018

I stopped into this museum for a quick look around (I wasn't really in a museum frame of mind at the time so wasn't sure I would read much of the material presented ). The young attendant offered to describe some of the history in...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed October 1, 2017

People were always willing to help, share information and explain everything. I had a wonderful visit and cannot wait to return. Follow the museum online !

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed September 25, 2017

I enjoy going to small local museums as you learn a lot about the history of the community. This museum has many attractive and readable displays and lots if activities to keep small children occupied while the adults look around. I really enjoyed the interviews...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Tess379
Reviewed September 6, 2017

A little hard to notice when walking along the main street as it is elevated up from the road. The place is laid out to make learning an experience not a chore. Plenty of hands on for children and adults too. One could spend hours...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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