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Le Village Historique Acadien de la Nouvelle-Ecosse

91 Old Church Road, Lower West Pubnico, Nova Scotia B0W 2C0, Canada
+1 902-762-2530
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Canada Day 150

The site is a sort of pioneer village, showing conditions in the early years of Canada. Although... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Telserv
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Toronto, Ontario
The perfect start to our Nova Scotia vacation

We stopped by on a whim at the beginning of a trip from Yarmouth to Halifax, and fell in love... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
DrDanD
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Windsor, Maine
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Situated on a beautiful 17-acre site overlooking Pubnico harbour, Le Village historique acadien de la Nouvelle-Écosse (Historical Acadian Village of Nova Scotia) invites you to step back in time and discover the heart, life and work of the Acadians in the early 1900s.
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  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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91 Old Church Road, Lower West Pubnico, Nova Scotia B0W 2C0, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The site is a sort of pioneer village, showing conditions in the early years of Canada. Although I'm not normally a great history buff, I was very interested in the skills involved in both the boat building and fishing net making. The presenters were true...More

Thank Telserv
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped by on a whim at the beginning of a trip from Yarmouth to Halifax, and fell in love immediately. Before we knew it, we had spent all morning and well into the afternoon. It is a visually stunning setting, and the reenactors could...More

Thank DrDanD
Roger d, General Manager at Le Village Historique Acadien de la Nouvelle-Ecosse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I want to say thank you for taking the time to review our site and for the wonderful comments that you provided.

Reviewed 1 week ago

I must take a moment to echo the other reviewers and encourage you to go here. Let's begin with the location. Gorgeous! The people? Not just staff, not even actors. Descendants. Enough said. Those are the houses of their grandparents and great grandparents. The trades...More

Thank Sugarledge
Roger d, General Manager at Le Village Historique Acadien de la Nouvelle-Ecosse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I want to say thank you for such a wonderful review of your visit to our site. Like you said, we are all Acadians here, descendants of the founding families and have a lot of pride in our heritage. We are eager to share stories...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best thing about this place is that the "enactors" are actually descendents of the people they are depicting. The quilting ladies tell stories of learning to quilt at a young age and how it fit into daily life. One house is attended by the...More

Thank rovingcarole
Roger d, General Manager at Le Village Historique Acadien de la Nouvelle-Ecosse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for such a great review of your visit to our site.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent an hour her taking in the tour and information about those proud folk. Wonderful step back in time.

Thank Jnanayog
Roger d, General Manager at Le Village Historique Acadien de la Nouvelle-Ecosse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review our site.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For those interested in Acadian life, culture, history and the French connection,this outdoor folk museum is worth an extended visit, lying on the Pubnico peninsula of southern Nova Scotia some 30 km from Yarmouth. It gives a detailed insight to the style of living over...More

1  Thank Allan H
Roger d, General Manager at Le Village Historique Acadien de la Nouvelle-Ecosse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit at our Village and for the wonderful comments that you provided. Thank you.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A superb attraction, giving us as visitors from Australia a thoroughly enjoyable and most educational visit. Such a beautiful site, well organised and clearly well managed. A wonderful collection of staff members. All those that we met were gifted story tellers who spoke as if...More

Thank Bill P
Roger d, General Manager at Le Village Historique Acadien de la Nouvelle-Ecosse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I want to thank you for taking the time to review our site and so happy that you had a good experience. I will share this with my staff as well. Again, thank you.

Reviewed 12 June 2017

We loved our discussions with the knowledgeable and passionate actors of the site! The site is beautifully re-created and is a stunning way back in time. Since we could only stay two hours, our only regret is not being able to spend more time on...More

1  Thank Julie-Anne P
Roger d, General Manager at Le Village Historique Acadien de la Nouvelle-Ecosse, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2017

I want to thank you for doing a review of our site and glad that you got a good experience.

Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

As the village still wasn't open for the season we were allowed to visit the grounds but couldn't see inside the buildings or information centre. What we did see was extremely interesting and gave us a taste of what life would have been like in...More

Thank grankan
Roger d, General Manager at Le Village Historique Acadien de la Nouvelle-Ecosse, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2017

Thank you for the wonderful comments and so sorry that we were not open yet at the time of your visit. I will check with the staff to see who met you in the parking lot and pass on your "thank you".

Reviewed 11 April 2017

The Village is so well enacted it allows you step back to a time long gone by, without even realizing it! Beautiful grounds, pathways, flowers, gardens and homes belie the Acadian's torment of the past. From the "fisherman" mending nets (who we talked to for...More

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Roger d, General Manager at Le Village Historique Acadien de la Nouvelle-Ecosse, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2017

I want to thank you for taking the time to do a review of our site and so happy to hear that you had a good experience.

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Response from Allan H | Reviewed this property |
How long is a piece of string? I spent 6 hours including a light lunch break but, some people, a lot less. The village is so redolent of the 1900's Acadian history that if so minded you can spend an hour in each of the... More
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