Visitor Comments

Our visitors say it better than us. Here is a sample that describes what you can expect if you visit us:

“Exhibits well presented and well explained. Very knowledgeable and friendly staff to answer questions and give interesting facts. We didn’t know what to expect when we came here, but were very impressed and amazed by all the information given both on the signs and by staff. Great place to visit!!! Loved the “Try Me” exhibits and facts given by the “characters” from whom we find out the workers’ point of view of their job. Thank you.”
- Ontario

“This is the most creative museum I have ever visited. It makes the concepts behind industry come alive and its interactive appeal is geared to all ages.”
- Lindsay, Ontario

“Total variety of N.S. history both of the industry, but time as well. I’ve been to many museums, this is one of the best.”
- Anonymous

“The quality of the displays - ease of understanding written info. One of the best museums I’ve been to - truly demonstrates the history of the area. I love it.”
- Cochrane, Alberta

“Steam power exhibit. Well laid out and exhibits easy to understand.”
- St. John’s, Newfoundland

“Neat, clean, very easy to follow exhibits, a wonderful guide. An incredible exhibit - variety - appeals to both females and males.”
- Amherstburg, Ontario

“Interpreters, interaction, coal mining. Wonderful facility , very educational - ideal for young families.”
- Port Colbourne, Ontario

“Great industrial history lesson. Should be mandatory school trip for all N.S. school children.”
- Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

“Great docents - very friendly and knowledgeable. Super museum. Clearly laid out. Interesting exhibits.”
- Calgary, Alberta

“Thorough, chronological history of industrial development.”
- Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.A.