Fodor's Expert Review Sherbrooke Village

Sherbrooke and Sherbrooke Village Museum Village Fodor's Choice

Most visitors come to Sherbrooke to see this living-history museum, set within the contemporary town. It contains more than two dozen restored buildings (including an operating water-powered sawmill) that re-create life during the town's heyday. Between 1860 and 1914, this was a prime shipbuilding, lumbering, and gold-rush center. These days, costumed interpreters and artisans recapture the bustle by demonstrating blacksmithing, weaving, wood turning, soap making, and similar skills. Special events, such as old-fashioned Christmas and courthouse concerts, are held throughout the year.

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Quick Facts

42 Main St.
Sherbrooke, Nova Scotia  B0J 3C0, Canada

902-522–2400

sherbrookevillage.novascotia.ca

Sight Details:
Rate Includes: C$12.75, June–late Sept., daily 9:30–5; Christmas celebrations the last weekend in Nov.

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