Welcome to the Highland Village, a living history museum and cultural centre that celebrates the Gaelic experience in Nova Scotia.

Google Maps Tour of the Site

Click here for a special tour of our site through Google Maps.

Highland Village is now on off season hours

Visitor Centre/Administration building is open Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. 
The period site is closed. 

For more information about all of our programs and upcoming events click here.

“Cabar Féidh” 

Cabar Féidh, pronounced capp-er fay, is the new Highland Village Blog. Our posts will feature Nova Scotia Gaels, elements of their rich culture legacy and the identity that defines our Eastern Nova Scotia communities, as well as, Highland Village news and programming information. highlandvillagemuseum.wordpress.com

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Experience Nova Scotia’s Gaelic culture, heritage and hospitality at this living history museum and folk-life centre in scenic Iona, located in the heart of Cape Breton and overlooking the magnificent Barramens Strait on the Bras d’Or Lakes.

An Drochaid

The Nova Scotia Highland Village Society is pleased to announce the launch of An Drochaid Eadarainn (The Bridge Between Us), a culture and heritage website.

The site aims to serve as an interactive portal emulating the social transmission of Gaelic language and culture through technology.

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Storas na h-oigridh

Highland Village Museum
An Clachan Gàidhealach 

(902) 725-2272
1-866-442-3542
highlandvillage@gov.ns.ca

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