On a sprawling stretch of land overlooking Baddeck Bay on the Bras d’Or Lakes, discover the life and work of a modern day genius. Tour the mind of inventor Alexander Graham Bell though the world’s largest collection of mementos, photos and models. See a full-scale replica of the the famous Silver Dart and a model HD-4 Hydrofoil craft. Hold Bell’s walking stick and personal notebook on an extraordinary behind-the-scenes tour. Kids can play games, fly kites, and try a science experiment.

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  • Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site

    ​White Glove Tour

    Enjoy a behind-the-scenes discovery on a White Glove Tour where you’ll tour the mind of a genius, with a hands-on exploration of Alexander Graham Bell's personal mementos, models and inventions.

  • Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site

    ​Alec and I

    Alexander and Mabel show us that the world can literally be changed by one's love for another. A story told through artifacts and photographs.

  • Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site

    Tetrahedral Kite Workshop

    Build a four-celled tetrahedral kite similar to the ones Alexander Graham Bell built and flew while working toward his goal of achieving powered flight.

  • Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site

    Take a Seat and Take a Tour

    Explore Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site from the comfort of the Presentation Hall.

  • Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site

    ​Special Events

    Check out our lineup for Canada Day, Aviation Day, Celtic Colours International Festival and more!