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Margaree Salmon Museum

135 East Big Intervale, Margaree Valley, Nova Scotia, Canada
+1 902-248-2848
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Wonderful little museum

If you are into fishing this little gem is not to be missed. Filled with various displays of... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2017
Clifford K
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Lexington, Virginia
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About fishing Salmon

We learned quite a lot about the salmon. How they produced, why they went up streams and so on... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2017
Robby G C
,
Toronto, Canada
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135 East Big Intervale, Margaree Valley, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

If you are into fishing this little gem is not to be missed. Filled with various displays of antique rods, reels, flies, and all manner of salmon and trout gear. You really get the flavor of salmon fishing on the Margaree.

Thank Clifford K
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Reviewed 7 October 2017

We learned quite a lot about the salmon. How they produced, why they went up streams and so on. Everything related to fishing salmon were in that museum: Salmon flies, Salmon reels, hats, how to dress. There was so much information. Cool! This museum is...More

Thank Robby G C
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Reviewed 23 September 2017

I had hoped to fish the Margaree while touring recently but that was not possible, so had time to visit the Salmon Museum. The extensive nature and quality of the collection (given the size of the facility) as well as the way it is displayed,...More

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Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

We stopped in after a great day on the Margaree. The curator was so knowledgeable it was awesome. As we went through all the exhibits, she recalled all the interesting back stories that went along with everything.

Thank Jamie Y
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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Very informative. We also stopped at the salmon hatchery. Great amount of information. We came here to fish and of course check out the margaree river for trout. The margaree river is catch and release for salmon.

Thank jewels299
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Reviewed 26 October 2016

Many many interesting items donated by local people who have fished at the Margaree River. Friendly host. Convenient location. $5 per ticket for adult and free for children.

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Reviewed 16 October 2016

Our previous night's B&B pointed us here, and I'm so glad! First of all, the lady who works there was just a delight in showing a quick video and pointing out some special items. She brought so much interest and enthusiasm to our visit. We...More

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Reviewed 14 September 2016

I am not a fisherman, but loved the completeness of this tribute to the Atlantic salmon. Complete with historical artifacts.

1  Thank Richard R
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Reviewed 21 August 2016

A true gem in the gorgeous Margaree! An extraordinary collection of fishing items and history of them and their owners can be found here. And the lady who works here is one of the most knowledgeable and entertaining I have ever encountered anywhere! A must...More

1  Thank Susan C
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Reviewed 14 August 2016

This museum, devoted entirely to salmon fishing, is a delightful stop, just off the Cabot Trail. The admission fee is only $2 and there is a very knowledgeable volunteer staff person to help guide visitors through the exhibits which are all very well executed. I...More

1  Thank VermontTeacher44
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