Bell Homestead National Historic Site, preserves, researches and exhibits, for the education and enjoyment of the public. The historic resources of the Bell Homestead National Historic Site for the purpose of interpreting the 1870 to 1881 household of Alexander Melville and Eliza Bell, the events surrounding the invention of the telephone by Alexander Graham Bell, and the origins of Canadian Telephone operations to 1880.
Home to where Alexander Graham Belly invented the telephone, you'll get to discover how the Belly family lived and worked and also see how the telephone has changed since then too. There are lots of activities and specal events to enjoy year round, including tours, day camps, birthday partes and drop-in activities too.
The drop-in activities for families include a tour of the home and hands-on activities for the children for ages 5 - 11. The summer day camps include games, activities, crafts and more and will take you on a trip through time starting in 1910! The cafe onsite sells ice-cream, drinks and cakes to enjoy on your visit!
Cafe on site
The museum store sells books, posters and vintage items
We have accessible and bus parking and indoor washroom facilities.