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Windsor Area

Hantsport

Churchill House and Marine Memorial Room

Community or Area
Hantsport
 
Open
Open Jun 15 to Aug 31.
 
Description
Main St. Built in 1860 by Ezra Churchill of E. Churchill and Sons shipyards. Classic Victorian architecture with ornately painted walls and mouldings, stained glass and a widow’s walk. Museum is dedicated to Hantsport’s past as the fifth-largest shipbuilding port in the world. Admission free, donations accepted. PW, B, Pic, P6. Open Jun 15–Aug 31, 9am–5pm (STC); O/S and bus tours by appointment. 684-9527.
 
Admission
Admission free, donations accepted.


Falmouth
Sainte Famille Wines Ltd.

Community or Area
Falmouth
 
Open
Open year-round.
 
Description
On the corner of Dyke Rd and Dudley Park Ln in Falmouth. 30 acres of premium vineyards on the hilly land of an original Acadian settlement. Nova Scotian crafts, gifts and premium wines available. Admission free. VS, MC, DD. G, PW, B, Pic, P50. Open year-round, Mon–Sat 9am–5pm (also Sun 12–5pm, Apr–Dec). 798-8311; 800-565-0993.
 
Admission
Admission free.
 
Credit Cards
VS, MC, DD
 
http://www.st-famille.com

Windsor
Fort Edward National Historic Site of Canada

Community or Area
Windsor
 
Open
Open Jun 22 to Sep 4.
 
Description
The last surviving blockhouse in Nova Scotia and the oldest such original structure in Canada. Last remaining building of Fort Edward, erected by Maj. Charles Lawrence in 1750; site of deportation of Acadians in 1755. Admission free. P15. Open Jun 22–Sep 4, Tue–Sat 9am–5pm. 798-4706.
 
Admission
Admission free.
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Haliburton House Museum

Community or Area
Windsor
 
Open
Open Jun 1 to Oct 15.
 
Description
414 Clifton Ave. Judge Thomas Chandler Haliburton’s elegant wooden villa, furnished with Victorian period furniture and some of Haliburton’s own possessions, including the desk where he may have written his famous “Sam Slick” stories. Visit the home of this lawyer, historian, and author to get a feel for life in the mid-1800s. Extensive walking trails. Admission (STC): adult $3, child/youth/senior $2, F(6), family $7. G, PW, B, Pic, P20. Open Jun 1–Oct 15, Mon–Sat 9:30am–5:30pm, Sun 1–5:30pm; also Apple Blossom Weekend, 1–5:30pm.. Tel/fax 798-2915; 798-5619.
 
Admission
Admission (STC): adult $3, child/youth/senior $2, F(6), family $7.
 
http://haliburton.museum.gov.ns.ca
dauphiar@gov.ns.ca
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Howard Dill Enterprises

Community or Area
Windsor
 
Open
Open year-round.
 
Description
400 College Rd. Visit giant pumpkin patches and a seed centre at the home of Howard Dill, four-time World Champion pumpkin grower and the developer of “Dill’s Atlantic Giant” pvp pumpkin variety, which has produced world record pumpkins up to 608 kg (1,337 lb). Previous Guinness World Record holder. Open year-round; Aug–Oct best for visiting Giant Pumpkin Patch. 798-2728.
 
http://www.howarddill.com
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King's-Edgehill School

Community or Area
Windsor
 
Open
Open year-round.
 
Description
Hwy 101, Exit 5, left 4 km (2.5 mi), right at the service stations intersection, left on College Rd. Founded in 1788, it is Canada’s oldest private residential school. Historic Hensley Memorial Chapel, Convocation Hall, the Headmaster’s house and several other buildings date from the 19th century. Admission free. Open year-round; office hours 8am–4:30pm. 798-2278.
 
Admission
Admission free.
 
http://www.kes.ns.ca
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Long Pond Hockey Enterprises

Community or Area
Windsor
 
Open
Open year-round.
 
Description
400 College Rd. The cradle of hockey. Scenic site of the earliest recorded evidence of hockey; first played in North America 1800. Admission free; donations welcomed. G, PW. Open year-round.
 
Admission
Admission free; donations welcomed.
 
http://www.gameofhockey.com
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Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia

Community or Area
Windsor
 
Open
Open year-round.
 
Description
132 Gerrish St. Internationally acclaimed touring theatre for young and family audiences, known for its unique blend of puppets and performers and for its unusual retelling of traditional and contemporary children’s classics. Visitors are invited to visit Mermaid’s headquarters where props and puppets from their many productions are on display. Donations accepted. Open year-round, Mon–Fri 9am–4:30pm. 798-5841; fax 798-3311.
 
Admission
Donations accepted.
 
http://www.mermaidtheatre.ns.ca
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Shand House Museum

Community or Area
Windsor
 
Open
Open Jun 1 to Oct 15.
 
Description
389 Avon St. Victorian home (c 1891) features woodwork and some marvelously crafted furniture from the Windsor Furniture Factory. Display of Clifford Shand’s medals & memorabilia from the early days of the sport of bicycling. Panoramic view of the Avon River from the tower. Partial wheelchair access to house. Admission (STC) adult $3, child/youth/senior $2, F(6), family $7. G, PW, B, P3. Open Jun 1–Oct 15, Mon–Sat 9:30am–5:30pm, Sun 1–5:30pm.. 798-8213; office 798-5619; fax 798-5619.
 
Admission
Admission (STC) adult $3, child/youth/senior $2, F(6), family $7.
 
http://shand.museum.gov.ns.ca
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Trecothic Creek & Windsor Railway

Community or Area
Windsor
 
Open
Open Jun 13 to Oct 10.
 
Description
Windsor Industrial Park, Centennial Dr at Lagoon. 1/8-scale railroad, almost 1 km long, in park-like setting; real steam/coal-fired locomotive as well as diesel, battery, or gas engine. Passenger-carrying rides. Admission free; donations accepted. PW, Pic, P20. Open Jun 13–Oct 10, every 2nd & 4th Sun of month. 861-3022; fax 860-2547.
 
Admission
Admission free; donations accepted.

http://www.trecothiccreektrains.org/

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West Hants Historical Society Museum

Community or Area
Windsor
 
Open
Open Jun 22 to Sep 4.
 
Description
281 King St. In a former Methodist Church; displays the cultural history of one of Nova Scotia's oldest communities; household, industrial and shipping technologies of a bygone era. Extensive library and archives of NS and Hants County; genealogies of many local families. Admission free, donations appreciated. VS, MC. PW, P10, Gen. Open Jun 22–Sep 4, Tue–Sat 9am–5pm. 798-4706; 798-8535.
 
Admission
Admission free, donations appreciated.
 
Credit Cards
VS, MC

http://www.westhantshistoricalsociety.ca/
 

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Windsor Hockey Heritage Centre

Community or Area
Windsor
 
Open
Open year-round.
 
Description
128 Gerrish St. Photos of players and teams from formative years of Canada’s great winter game, ice hockey. Artifacts include the equipment with which the game began—wooden pucks, hand-made one-piece hockey sticks carved by Mi’kmaq natives, stock skates and world-famous Starr skates—as well as early forms of protective equipment. Admission free, donations accepted. VS. G. Open year-round, 9am–5pm; evenings and group tours by appt. 798-1800; 798-3004 (after hours).
 
Admission
Admission free, donations accepted.
 
Credit Cards
VS
 
http://www.birthplaceofhockey.com
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