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.

“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.



Oidhche nam Bòcan | Night of the Spooks
October 28 & 29

Come and celebrate Halloween with special evening
tours of the Highland Village by lamplight. Cost $18 per
adult, $40 per family, or $10 per student.
Call (902) 725-2272 for tickets. 

Tuesday, November 1 - Caidreabh na Tì 
You are invited to join us for our Gaelic tea and Social.
Drop in anytime between 2 and 4 for tea and Gaelic
conversation. Only Gaelic will be spoken. All are welcome.

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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.

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Storas na h-oigridh


Baile nan Gàidheal | Highland Village

(902) 725-2272

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Unlimited Visits

Come for an hour or stay for the day.  The choice is yours with a Nova Scotia Museum Annual Pass.