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Fort Petrie Military Museum

3479 New Waterford Hwy, Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
+1 902-862-2505
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This site is completely free. It has weapons from WWII as they had to protect the coast of Cape... read more

Reviewed November 3, 2017
Robby G C
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Toronto, Canada
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Came upon this place when out for a drive. The place has a lot of history there and to bad it is... read more

Reviewed October 3, 2017
Travis Y
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Sheaves Cove Newfoundland CANADA
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“weapons” (2 reviews)
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3479 New Waterford Hwy, Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Reviewed November 3, 2017

This site is completely free. It has weapons from WWII as they had to protect the coast of Cape Breton from the Nazis. I visited two other sites like these. This one gave lots of information and pictures. There was a bit of graffiti, but...More

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Reviewed October 3, 2017

Came upon this place when out for a drive. The place has a lot of history there and to bad it is not advertised more and kept up better.

Thank Travis Y
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Reviewed September 15, 2017

We stopped almost by chance and walked around the old implacements, as were about to leave Rob who looks after the place almost singlehandedly arrived to open up the building. So glad we got to see inside, all fascinating stuff. My husband's father was in...More

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Reviewed August 20, 2017

Interesting artifacts and amazing piece of history. Beautiful view from the top floor of the museum (the old army barracks).

Thank CaperGirl3384
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Reviewed August 16, 2017

Myself and my children loved all the old artifacts. The view from the top level of the museum was amazing. The gentleman who runs it is very nice and friendly. The museum is run based on donation, no actual cost to enter.

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Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

It really boggles the mind to try to comprehend what was happening during those times of conflict. The fortress was built to look like a church in hopes the enemy would be fooled. The bunkers, etc. were buried to ground level & troops lived almost...More

1  Thank kenrr
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Reviewed July 23, 2016

This historical site and museum has alot of valuable history pertaining to WW11. Very well displayed and organized. You won't be dissapointed.

Thank WDL73
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Reviewed July 20, 2016

We were quite overwhelmed when we got to Fort Petrie .I know things get ruined by vandulizium or with age but to see a sign not in place disturbs me that people don't really care about are service men that lost their lives. Still a...More

1  Thank jhendrikadewater
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Reviewed May 11, 2016

I can actually say my ex used to work here = it was his very first job ever - and he missed his first day of work bc our soon to be 17 year old son was being born - Mrs Grezel(who was since passed...More

Thank April M
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Reviewed April 19, 2016

Located in a very out-of-the-way place in New Victoria, before New Waterford.....it's a very pretty drive along the water and then there is suddenly this little historical gem. It is nothing big - but you can feel the history somehow.......

Thank chronicbon
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