Brantford is in Step Two of the Roadmap to Reopen and therefore the Bell Homestead is closed until at least January 26, 2022. Virtual education workshops and visits to the museum store can be pre-booked by emailing

We invite you to visit the Brantford home where Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone on July 26, 1874. Here you will see how the Bell family lived and worked. You will learn about how Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone and see how the telephone has changed since then. Learn more Bell Homestead history.

There are a variety of activities and special events to enjoy year-round including; tours, cafe and museum store, educational trips, day camps, birthday parties, drop-in activities, rentals and more. We hope to see you soon.