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Mahone Bay Museum

578 Main Street, Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia B0J 2E0, Canada
+1 902-624-6263
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lovely small museum where I learned of the history of Mahone Bay

I stopped into this museum for a quick look around (I wasn't really in a museum frame of mind at... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
clarewedgwood
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Sidney, Canada
Looking for ancestry information.

People were always willing to help, share information and explain everything. I had a wonderful... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2017
dito28
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Boston, Massachusetts
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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
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good57%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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578 Main Street, Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia B0J 2E0, Canada
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+1 902-624-6263
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"interesting local history"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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Reviewed 1 October 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 !

Thank dito28
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Reviewed 25 September 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

1  Thank Tess379
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Reviewed 6 September 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

2  Thank RichardElder
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

With the drizzle falling on Canada Day decide to have a look in here and were pleasantly surprised. Lots of interesting local history and information especially on the early European arrivals to MB.

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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

This museum was very informative when it came to the history of Mahone Bay. It is quite a small museum but the information is interesting and the staff is very helpful! It is free to go through but they appreciate donations!

Thank Vanessa B
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Reviewed 8 July 2017

Small but interesting museum. Displays touch on many aspects of life in Mahone Bay. Free admission so no reason not to go!

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Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Great little museum which shows the fascinating history of Mahone Bay and surrounding area. Lots of artifacts to see and interesting history to read about.

1  Thank John W
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Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

A quick visit to this little museum is absolutely worth it. The young woman at the desk eagerly gave us a little tour and explained the history of the area in an engaging manner. Go and learn about a beautiful part of Canada.

1  Thank Christina M
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Reviewed 28 September 2016

The museum is full of interesting stories and pictures about the development of Mahone Bay and the area, but I came in late September and caught them in the midst of closing. Worth a visit if you come between May - late September

1  Thank Glidr
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