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Graham Bell National Historic Site of Canada is a member of Parks
Canada’s family of special
places and spaces that commemorate our natural and cultural heritage.
Here you can explore the amazing worlds of a
lifetime that has touched all of us. You’re in for a pleasant
surprise because the telephone was only the beginning of Alexander
Graham Bell’s life-long pursuit of knowledge and invention.
Discover how air and water captured Dr. Bell’s
imagination and how ideas led him to transmit sound on light and
create a treadle powered sound recording device, man-carrying kites,
airplanes and a record setting-hydrofoil boat.
Find out how he bridged the world between sound
and silence, participate in experiment, kite-making and kite-flying
programs, enjoy hands-on activities designed especially for children
and take in a presentation in Mr. Bell Theatre.
Plan to spend a minimum of two hours in this
accessible facility where interactive displays, films, artifacts,
models and a beautiful historic photo collection provide an entertaining
and informative experience for everyone. Ask about our children’s
area. Picnic facilities are available on the beautiful grounds overlooking
the Bras d’Or Lakes where Alexander Graham Bell and his associates
Be sure to visit the Museum Store and the Tetra Café.
Don't miss "Discover" where
children and their families can enjoy hands
on activities, dress-up, puzzles and more.
Look for the "Big Book". This
book, written and illustrated by children, is so big it's mounted
on the wall.
Make, Decorate and Fly a Kite that's
yours to keep in our kite program offered daily in July & August
and on weekends in September.
Can water go uphill? Find
out in our Experiment Program and help us do simple experiments
like those Bell did with his grandchildren.
Take a "White Glove Tour", a behind the scenes tour which offers a glimpse into the private world of Alexander Graham Bell.
View the brand new "Silver Dart" exhibit, a fill scale replica of Bell's famous plane which flew in 1909, the first flight in Canada!
Canada Day - July 1st
Include the Bell Museum in your activities on Canada's Birthday, a national
holiday. Then enjoy the fun from dawn to dusk in the village of Baddeck.
Aviation Day - Third Sunday in August
Join us for afternoon festivities and celebrate the flight of the Silver Dart
airplane, an aviation first for Alexander Graham Bell. Children's entertainment,
cake, punch like the Bell's made for special occasions and more await your
Harvest Home - Third Saturday in September
Stay tuned for this year's activities!
|Dates of Operation
||Victoria Day to June 30 - Wednesday to Sunday
9am. - 5pm
July 1 to Labour Day - Daily 9am - 5pm
Labour Day to Thanksgiving -
Wednesday to Sunday 9am - 5pm
||May 1 – October 31
Senior (65+) $6.55
Youth (6-16) $3.90
*Admission Fees Subject to Change
Directions from Baddeck Information
The site is located at the east end of
the village of Baddeck at 559 Chebucto Street; proceed east on
Chebucto Street from the Baddeck Welcome Centre to 559 Chebucto
Street; turn left and proceed to the site's parking area.
PO Box 159
Baddeck, Nova Scotia