To align with measures introduced by the Province of Nova Scotia to limit the spread of COVID-19, Parks Canada will delay the launch of most visitor services including camping at locations in Nova Scotia until at least June 1, 2021, including Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site.

The following services and facilities will remain closed to visitors:

  • Access to the visitor reception centre and museum
  • All interpretation programs, experiences and guided tours

Access and services will be focused on limited autonomous day use of trails and other outdoor settings. Green spaces will remain open. If local visitors choose to travel within their municipality, Parks Canada is asking them to be cautious and conservative in their choice of activities and to stay within the bounds of personal knowledge and skill level. Visitors should respect the guidance of public health experts and authorities and make every effort to limit the spread of COVID-19.

Get a rare glimpse into the extraordinary heart and mind of a world-famous inventor whose genius helped shape the modern world. Pull the curtain back on Alexander Graham Bell’s interests and inventions, spanning airplanes and kites, to deaf education and artificial respiration. Feel his legacy come to life as you explore remarkable artifacts, photos and full-scale replicas that mark his masterful career as an engineer, inventor, scientist and humanitarian.

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Hours of operation

June 1 to October 30, 2021
Every day, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Fees

Adult: $7.90
Senior: $6.60
Youth: free

Other fees may apply.

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