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Sherbrooke Village, Sherbrooke

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Step back in time and see what Nova Scotia was like in the 19th and early 20th centuries at Sherbrooke Village. The village depicts the region in the time spanning the 1860s to just before World War I. Take a relaxed amble through the village’s 80 buildings, where you'll encounter various people in the costumes of the time going about their daily business. A blacksmith, woodburner shop, printery, and pottery shop are among the places that combine to give the impression of authentic industry-boom Nova Scotia town of the 19th and 20th centuries. Watch for a kiosk where you can get a photo of yourself with an old-style camera. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Sherbrooke Village by using our Sherbrooke family vacation planner.
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  • 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 hous...  more »
  • Visit inescapable that it says. Houses authentic, furnished as at the time and all lovely people explain life, trades and the history of the owners who lived there. A great day of discovery.
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  • 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...  more »
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  • Really great place to visit but some guvermint functionary defunded the budget. Paddocks with signs saying don't feed animals but no animals to not feed. Half building are closed. Nice looking exhibit on critters in one building but closed. Weekend worst time to visit, no blacksmith, broken mill. Great staff but management must be grossly disinterested. Not tge Sherbrooke of my 70s school trip. Will watch website and come again on week day once the guvermint funds the place.
  • Great experience for parents and kids alike. Hands on experiences, tasty treats from the town jail and fun activities for kids. Staff were wonderful and knowledgable. The folk singing on the hotel steps was lovely. Plan on spending a full day if possible.
  • Very nice historic village with knowledgeable staff. Working pottery, blacksmith, woodworker, weaver, and print press. They sell all the items they make at the store in the parking enterance. Also learned about making soaps, candles, and a moisturizer.
  • Best time ever I went there on a school field trip and we did the hands on history program and we got to dress up and act like we were from the 1800's I wish I could work there every day just because it was so fun, we really got our hands on history when we made beanbags, hammer, twisted steal rods, and pottery. The best part was dressing up and going to school, I recommend this as a end of the school year field trip to ALL teachers!! 🤗😄💖💖💖💁🏼
  • Great day. Friendly staff. Blacksmith easy on the eyes.