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North Sydney Historical Society

309 Commercial St, North Sydney, Nova Scotia B2A 1B9, Canada
+1 902-794-2524
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Very Impressive

Beautiful, informative displays including many artifacts. Easy to walk around and enjoy displays... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2017
Holly D
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Jupiter
Not very much to see!

I am sure there would be more information on-line!! Not very good parking, and a long walk for... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2016
165PE900
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Sydney Mines, Canada
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good25%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible8%
27 Sep 2017
“Very Impressive”
16 May 2016
“Not very much to see!”
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309 Commercial St, North Sydney, Nova Scotia B2A 1B9, Canada
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Reviewed 27 September 2017

Beautiful, informative displays including many artifacts. Easy to walk around and enjoy displays. Impressive collection.

Thank Holly D
Reviewed 16 May 2016

I am sure there would be more information on-line!! Not very good parking, and a long walk for nothing!!

1  Thank 165PE900
Reviewed 16 March 2016

have not had the opportunity yet to visit this newly renovated collection of memories....Great parking behind the building for large RV's!!!

1  Thank FRANK W
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Lots of cool artifacts ,lots of hands on items,a wide variety of artifacts...my favs are the Trans Atlantic Cable items and the antique fire engine. Very knowledgeable tour guide. Right across from the Black Spoon Restaurant and shares a building with the local library for...More

Thank Eleven58
Reviewed 7 October 2015

As a local, I thoroughly enjoyed looking through the old photos and getting an insite into what the town was all about back in the 1800's. A seaport, rich in exporting and importing the town was a thriving, prosperous and beautiful town. Well worth the...More

Thank Juana m
Reviewed 2 October 2015

Was passing through town and had some time to kill. I was pleasantly suprised by the welcoming and informative staff. Lots of interesting displays and great connections to community. A must visit for anyone with family roots in the area.

Thank peaderm
Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

Very small museum about two large rooms with an old local fire engine and many maritime artifacts. Museum doubles up as the local tourist info center and we fully used the resources of the young man to find out about all the other local places...More

Thank northernneckinn
Reviewed 23 July 2015

A small museum, we learned a lot from the displays. Unfortunately, the young people manning the museum didn't know much about the history. One even told a customer that coal was never mined in the Sydney area. !!! Great place to visit to learn more...More

Thank mmg26
Reviewed 21 July 2015

For anyone who wants an insight into life in this town and the people who forged this towns character and culture drop in to this small museum and you will leave with a far better understanding of this area, its people, and the sacrifices they...More

Thank hagnel
Reviewed 27 March 2015

The museum had recently moved into the new building. Many historical pictures and some artifacts to look at. Right on Commercial Street so a good way to spend some spare time, and you can grab a bite to eat at one of the local restaurants.

1  Thank d0wnh0mer
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