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.

Dè do Naidheachd? / What's New?

The latest issue of An Rubha: The Highland Village Folklife Magazine is now available

The Highland Village opens for the 2014 Visitor Season on June 1st. In the meantime, our visitor centre (administration & gift shop) is open Monday to Friday, 9 am to 5 pm.

May is Gaelic Awareness Month in Nova Scotia with events and programs taking place throughout the province. For more visit Gaelic.ca. Suas leis a¹Ghàidhlig! 

Join us on Tuesday May 6, 2014 for our Caidreabh na Tì/ Gaelic Social and Tea. Drop in anytime between 2 and 4 for tea and Gaelic conversation. Only Gaelic will be spoken. All are welcome.

Butter Making 2

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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