Memory Lane Heritage Village

Memory Lane Heritage Village

Memory Lane Heritage Village
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Memory Lane Heritage Village is an award winning living history museum depicting coastal rural life in Nova Scotia during the 1940s, including life during and after the Second World War.
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  • nightauditorca
    Halifax, Canada16 contributions
    Back in time
    Memory Lane is a late 40's early 50's Eastern Shore fishing village reconstruction. It has an old time General Store where you enter, they also have items for sale. They have a typical 1 room school house with it's own outhouse, they also have a church. There is a farmhouse, that every time I've been there smells like ginger cookies. They house has decorations from the period, music playing is also time appropriate, they also have an old switchboard that would have been inn use in a small village like this. There is a fisherman's shack with nets and tools that he would have. There are a couple of gas pumps, an old car( not sure of the make). They also do special events for Mother's day, Father's Day, Canada Day and other events. It i9s about 45 minutes from Halifax.
    Visited November 2019
    Written October 17, 2020
  • Natasha G
    5 contributions
    Great time!
    We had a great time here this past weekend. Everything is so well preserved and we loved that it was so hands on unlike most places that are full of "Do not touch" signs. Great lunch at the Cook house as well, you won't leave hungry thats for sure !
    Visited September 2021
    Travelled as a couple
    Written September 21, 2021
  • Cher H
    Ontario, Canada129 contributions
    Lot of Fun
    Lot of Fun and delicious lunch in the Cook house. The entrance housed old store items that we recognized from when we were kids. We explored old buildings and heavy equipment along with old cuisine lunch. The bread was to die for and I bought a loaf fresh out of the oven to take home. A great day on a sunny afternoon.
    Visited September 2022
    Written September 27, 2022
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Cher H
Ontario, Canada129 contributions
Sep. 2022
Lot of Fun and delicious lunch in the Cook house. The entrance housed old store items that we recognized from when we were kids. We explored old buildings and heavy equipment along with old cuisine lunch. The bread was to die for and I bought a loaf fresh out of the oven to take home. A great day on a sunny afternoon.
Written September 27, 2022
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NavyShooterHFX
Halifax Regional Municipality, Canada51 contributions
Jul. 2022 • Family
Had a great visit today with my son. Their donuts are great and we bought a bag of 20 to bring home at the end of the day. The staff are friendly and it's a great spot for an afternoon visit!
Written July 1, 2022
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Natasha G
St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada5 contributions
Sep. 2021 • Couples
We had a great time here this past weekend. Everything is so well preserved and we loved that it was so hands on unlike most places that are full of "Do not touch" signs.
Great lunch at the Cook house as well, you won't leave hungry thats for sure !
Written September 21, 2021
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Canada-TourDirector
Prince Edward Island, Canada251 contributions
Sep. 2021
This place is a Super-Excellent place to visit. It is wonderful to be back in the old days at this Museum. The entire area was great. When I visited the old school, I was getting ready to ask the teacher if she was ready to have the blackboard cleaned.

To everyone visiting the Clam Harbour and Lake Charlotte area of Nova Scotia, this is a must-visit place.
Written September 17, 2021
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nightauditorca
Halifax, Canada16 contributions
Nov. 2019
Memory Lane is a late 40's early 50's Eastern Shore fishing village reconstruction. It has an old time General Store where you enter, they also have items for sale. They have a typical 1 room school house with it's own outhouse, they also have a church. There is a farmhouse, that every time I've been there smells like ginger cookies. They house has decorations from the period, music playing is also time appropriate, they also have an old switchboard that would have been inn use in a small village like this. There is a fisherman's shack with nets and tools that he would have. There are a couple of gas pumps, an old car( not sure of the make). They also do special events for Mother's day, Father's Day, Canada Day and other events. It i9s about 45 minutes from Halifax.
Written October 17, 2020
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972doloresm
Pinehurst, NC335 contributions
Sep. 2019
This is like stepping back to the early 20th century. Various buildings...school house, church, gas station. Very well done. Items from the era are on display. Lunch is available. Brought back many memories from childhood.
Written October 7, 2019
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We're glad you experienced the nostalgia of Memory Lane! Thank you for taking the time to review us
Written November 1, 2019
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Michael A
Exeter, UK203 contributions
Sep. 2019
Stopped here on our way to the airport and needed to kill some time. A little gem, not a huge site, but lots of interesting items from the 1940's.
All well displayed, and hands on, so you can get in the cars, play the organ in the church.
Written September 18, 2019
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Visitors love the hands-on aspect of our museum. We're so glad you found us and thank you for taking the time to write a review!
Written November 1, 2019
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Irene L
Canada288 contributions
Jun. 2019
It is inexpensive to gain access and we spent about 3 hours here, reminiscing all the old days of our childhood. They also serve lunch should one be hungry. I would return again to stroll through memory lane.
Written August 17, 2019
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Glad you enjoyed your time with us, and we look forward to your next visit. Thank you for the review!
Written November 1, 2019
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Jody S
2 contributions
Jul. 2019
so fun. We went during "Women's Heritage Day". Learned how to make a rug:) . Sampled local foods, toured houses and outbuildings.
Written August 7, 2019
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JeanEastCoast
East Coast11 contributions
Jul. 2019
Nice little piece of history. Slow paced and not crowded. Thoughtfully planned and laid out well. We all really enjoy going there.
Written August 7, 2019
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