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Musee des Acadiens des Pubnicos

898 Autoroute 335 | Pubnico-Ouest, Pubnico, Nova Scotia B0W 3S0, Canada
+1 902-762-3380
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Very interesting museum, great guide

We visited this small museum on the way to the nearby Arcadian historic village. It is packed full... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2016
Valerie P
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Montreal, Canada
Excellent info and artifacts provide clear picture of Acadian life

Staff were very knowledgeable, and the displays of artifacts were varied and well-laid out with... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2016
Arlene D
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Dartmouth
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“down the road” (3 reviews)
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898 Autoroute 335 | Pubnico-Ouest, Pubnico, Nova Scotia B0W 3S0, Canada
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Reviewed 16 August 2016

We visited this small museum on the way to the nearby Arcadian historic village. It is packed full of interesting exhibits and the young man who took us round provided excellent explanations and commentary, linking the past with the present. Local ladies were also demonstrating...More

Thank Valerie P
Bernice M, Manager at Musee des Acadiens des Pubnicos, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2016

Thank you for visiting the Musée des Acadiens des Pubnicos. the ladies take pride in the hand quilting and their beautiful work. It is our pleasure to link Acadian history of the past to the present , as well as our family name : d'Entremont

Reviewed 2 August 2016

Staff were very knowledgeable, and the displays of artifacts were varied and well-laid out with clear bilingual labels. Even though my husband grew up in the village, we both learned some facts that we didn't know about the expulsion of his particular Acadian family. Museum...More

Thank Arlene D
Bernice M, Manager at Musee des Acadiens des Pubnicos, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2016

Thank you for visiting the Musée des Acadiens des Pubnicos. It is a pleasure to see locals return to the museum to learn about their history. Acadian history and genealogy is wonderful. Hope to see you again at the museum

Reviewed 28 July 2016

Very interesting. The young man that took us on the tour was very friendly and knowledgeable. Loved the items in the gift shop as we were looking for things for school.

Thank Karen S
Bernice M, Manager at Musee des Acadiens des Pubnicos, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2016

Thanks for visiting the Musée des Acadiens des Pubnicos. I am very glad you had a good tour of the museum. The gift shop has wonderful Acadian books and crafts made locally. Come and visit us again.

Reviewed 17 July 2016

The museum/research centre is beside the Red Cap motel we stayed at. It was raining so we decided not to visit Le Village Historique Acadien. However, the tiny museum proved to be a very educational experience. It's packed with artifacts but displayed professionally. For those...More

Thank JimTaggartOttawa
Bernice M, Manager at Musee des Acadiens des Pubnicos, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2016

Thank you for your visit. We are a small museum but hope to display the Acadian history of the area. Our research centre has many books and information on Acadian History and genealogy. Hope to see you in the future

Reviewed 23 June 2016

I came from Colorado to research my Pothier ancestors from Wedgeport. I was told that this museum was an good source of information. I was not disappointed. With the excellent help of the museum staff, I discovered many exciting details about my family. I learned...More

Thank anniealfar
Bernice M, Manager at Musee des Acadiens des Pubnicos, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2016

It was very nice to see the links we can do in Acadian Genealogy. Glad we could help. See you in the futur

Reviewed 7 October 2015

The museum had a few things that were interesting including a printing press in the basement. It seemed to lack something because there was hardly any people contact. Be sure to pay the fee for both the museum and the village which is a short...More

Thank Pittsburgh_Lazer
Reviewed 25 September 2015

This museum offered both interesting things to view but geneology as well. I was most impressed with the display of the device placed inside the dykes to separate salt and fresh water to be able to utilize more land for farming. There were ladies quilting...More

Thank James L
Reviewed 9 September 2015

This charming museum contains numerous buildings celebrating the region's Acadian heritage and is peopled by local Acadians eager to share that heritage with the visitors. For me a highlight was a conversation in Acadian French, discussing some differences in grammar and vocabulary from international and...More

Thank Steffi O
Reviewed 15 August 2015

We stopped at this local museum after visiting the historic Acadian Village; it is a nice small museum/heritage center about Acadian History & Culture. The staff is excellent; they’re very knowledgeable and can answer many questions. The museum also has a nice collection of some...More

Thank SandF2012
Reviewed 5 August 2015

Our B&B hosts suggested we visit here. We were not disappointed. They called to make sure it was still open. It was open until 5. We arrived about 4:30. A young man gave us a great tour in the house/building. He seemed to really know...More

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