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.

June 1 - October 19
Museum & Gift Shop
Open Daily - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join us every Tuesday and Thursday for an afternoon Céilidh, 2pm and every Wednesday for a Milling Forlic, 2pm.

Looking for a fun activity for the kids? Why not sign up for our living history program Làithean Sona/Happy Days Children’s or  Na Deugairean/ The Teenagers Living History! A fun filled day of hands-on learning!

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

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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.

Celtic Heart 2012

Storas na h-oigridh

Highland Village Museum
An Clachan Gàidhealach 

(902) 725-2272

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