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Randall House Museum

259 Main St, Wolfville, Nova Scotia B4P 1C6, Canada
+1 902-542-9775
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Great tour

We had a wonderful tour of the Randall House Museum. The curator is so knowledgeable and was... read more

Reviewed October 16, 2017
Kari S
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Burlington, Canada
Enthusiastic staff makes the best of the museum

Randall house needs a little help from the Province to spruce it up. However our guide more than... read more

Reviewed October 11, 2017
6491
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Ontario
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Constructed between 1809 and 1812 Randall House Museum serves as a testament to the history of the beautiful Town of Wolfville, Nova Scotia. Through our collection of nearly 6000 objects and our ever changing exhibits Randall House tells the exciting (and sometimes spooky) stories of Wolfville's past.
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 AM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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259 Main St, Wolfville, Nova Scotia B4P 1C6, Canada
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Reviewed October 16, 2017

We had a wonderful tour of the Randall House Museum. The curator is so knowledgeable and was willing to answer to all of our questions. She is such a great storyteller and made the items come to life.

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Reviewed October 11, 2017

Randall house needs a little help from the Province to spruce it up. However our guide more than made up for the somewhat dilapidated state of the museum with her narrative and enthusiasm. Keep up the good work. Worth a visit.

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Reviewed September 16, 2017

The collection is very interesting. The best is the tour done by the curator of the museum. The stories she told us were so interesting. It gave us a very good feel of what life was in Wolfville, NS in the old days back in...More

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Reviewed June 25, 2017

I learned so much about the history of the settlers, how they made their clothes and their lifestyle. The museum was so well displayed with original furnishings and clothing.

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Reviewed November 6, 2016

I have occasionally visited Randall House Museum on my trips to Wolfville, N.S. This year's visit was especially good because of our guide ,Krystal . In each of the rooms in the museum she gave us facts which helped us to visualize the daily life...More

Thank Beemby
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Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

This museum is a must visit.the museum is full of intresting local artifacts that come along with great stories.the curator gave my family a personal tour.she had so much knowledge of the history of the items,the house,the land and the surrounding area. She was very...More

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Reviewed September 6, 2016

We were the only visitors at the time, and the curator gave us a personal tour of the house from top (literally - in the attic) to the bottom. She was so passionate and enthusiastic about this home and was a wealth of information. This...More

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Reviewed July 27, 2016

We found this place in a tour book and were disappointed to find it was closed when we arrived. However, the curator was there working and kindly invited us in and gave us a tour. What a treat. The house itself is full of stories...More

1  Thank Barbara F
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Reviewed August 3, 2015

Make sure to take the tour instead of just looking around as you get so much information from the guide who brings the house to life. They have done an amazing job trying to preserve the local history as well as the house itself ....More

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Reviewed July 15, 2015

the history of the house is interesting and the artifacts are relevant the young guide was excellent and all the staff very friendly

Thank Elizabeth and J... R
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