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Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site of Canada

Find out how Bell's gigantic kites and airplane experiments led him to build a world marine record-setting hydrofoil boat.
Find out how Bell's gigantic kites and airplane experiments led him to build a world marine record-setting hydrofoil boat.
© Parks Canada / Morrison Powell

How to Get Here

Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site is located on Chebucto Street (Route 205), in a residential area on the east edge of the Village of Baddeck, a community of 1,000 people which is the municipal and service centre of Victoria Country, Nova Scotia.

From Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia:

Drive east on the TransCanada Highway (Highway 105) for about one hour. Take Exit 9 at Baddeck. It's two kilometres (1.25 miles) to the site.

From Sydney, Nova Scotia:

Drive west on Highway 125 to the TransCanada Highway (Highway 105) and continue driving for about one hour. Take Exit 9 at Baddeck. It's two kilometres (1.25 miles) to the site.

The J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport now offers direct daily flights between Sydney and Toronto, as well as daily flights between Sydney and Halifax. Please check their Web site for further information.


GPS Users

Please use the following co-ordinates to get to Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site
46.103409, -60.746506