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“Local Celebrity Museum”

Giant MacAskill Museum
Reviewed 10 April 2018

Date of Visit: August 10, 2017

Quirky Museum dedicated to the life and legend of a local Giant and celebrity.
This museum is based on the life of Giant MacAskill - a very tall man who grew into a legend of the area.
Cape Bretoners love their Giant Macaskill.

This museum contains many artefacts that either belongs to Angus, or were attributed to him and some that were just items donated by locals - but seemed to have no connection to him.

There is a Giant MacAskill statue to show you how tall he really was.

This is a cute little museum for people with a very specific interest in local Lore and celebrity.

Admission price is cheap - any more and I would say don't bother.

You don't need to spend too much time here. It is probably a 10-15 minute museum.

Thank RogueTrippers
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Reviewed 25 August 2017

There were very few artifacts from Angus here. Mostly the museum consisted of pioneer items from the time he lived in the area.

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Reviewed 3 February 2016

We had a lovely trip over on the Englishtown Ferry. Lovely little Museum with lots to see. Friendly.

Thank Kavbrown
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Reviewed 23 January 2016

Great little museum about the Famous Giant MacAskill that we heard about when we were kids. It was a great setting and lots to see. Cheap admission and the views in the area are beautiful. Doesn't take too long to see everything :)

Thank JoekattHalifax
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Reviewed 10 September 2015

Interesting museum on the way to the Cabot Trail, about a 'giant' who lived in the area. Many artifacts to see, and friendly, knowledgeable staff. Inexpensive entry fees, and doesn't take long to visit.

After visiting the museum, you can catch the Englishtown ferry to the Cabot Trail ($7 per crossing).

Thank ALGM
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