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Sherbrooke Village

Main Street, Sherbrooke, Nova Scotia B0J 3C0, Canada
+1 888-743-7845
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Like a piece of Williamsburg

The people working in the village were wonderful. Very educational experience and very authentic... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
627bobs627
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DuBois, PA, United States
not happy

I went there think that this was a old town it was part of a town with road blocks to stop traffic... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tedp1054
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Colchester, Connecticut
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Sherbrooke Village depicts a Nova Scotian village from 1860 to pre-WW1. With 80 buildings, over 25 open to the public, most with costumed interpreters, it is the largest Nova Scotia Museum site. Visit the woodturner shop, blacksmith, pottery shop, and printery. Built on an economy of ship building, lumbering and gold mining, Sherbrooke Village reflects Nova Scotia as it was during its industrial boom in the late 1800s and early 1900s.
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  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Main Street, Sherbrooke, Nova Scotia B0J 3C0, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The people working in the village were wonderful. Very educational experience and very authentic. Highly recommended. Unfortunately for us we visited on a day when they were having a wake and funeral for a beloved village resident and it was cool and rainy. We were...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I went there think that this was a old town it was part of a town with road blocks to stop traffic . The people walking around in costume. This is not the way you see it on you tobe

Thank Tedp1054
Reviewed 8 February 2017

We stumbled upon this by accident on our way down the coast towards Halifax. So glad we did. I've been to several historic towns, but this was my favorite. It's fairly large with many interesting houses and shops to visit. We had to rush because...More

1  Thank KristineM16
Reviewed 6 January 2017

I visited Sherbrooke Village many times as a kid, including one magical summer at week-long camps. We were given the chance to dress in period costume, and experienced life the way people lived in the late 1800s. We got to churn our own butter, make...More

Thank JennSteele92
Reviewed 6 December 2016

What a beautiful day we had! The exhibits and demonstrations were all in full swing for this special Christmas weekend. The people were friendly, the Victorian Tea was delicious and the decorations were just beautiful. It felt like we stepped back in time for a...More

Thank JeanYHZ
Reviewed 28 September 2016

They hire the right people. They are knowledgeable, friendly and engaged. They all appear to love their work. The place is big. We took over 4 hours. There always seems to be special events going on.

Thank ElvisAndrus
Reviewed 27 September 2016

When we visited Nova Scotia we saw a lot of historic/heritage sites and visited a lot of museums, but my absolute favorite was Sherbrooke Village (it beats Fortress of Louisbourg!). No one in our group had ever been, we had read about it on the...More

1  Thank MatthewWayland
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We visited Sherbrooke Village this summer and it was truly a wonderful experience. The buildings, staff and general atmosphere brought us all back in time. Can't say enough good things about it. A must for any Nova Scotian and visitor. Would love to go back...More

Thank JulietteMarks
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Sherbrooke Village is an excellent snap shot of Nova Scotia life in the late 1800's and early 1900"s. The reenactor's are knowledgeable and welcoming. We spent 3 hours touring each house that was open, but didn't see it all. We recognized many things that our...More

Thank John O
Reviewed 31 August 2016

As you walk around each building has someone to tell you about the history and there is LOADS going on. Don't miss the sawmill, which is away from the main village. We have visited many 'living museums' and this is one of the best we...More

Thank PETRA001
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