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

Tachartasan a’ Chlachain – This week at the Village 

Tuesday, August 19
Céilidh – 2-3pm

Wednesday, August 20 
Làithean Sona/Happy Days Children’s Living History Program  -10am-4pm
Milling Frolic – 2-3pm

Thursday, August 21       
Céilidh – 2-3pm
Na Deugairean/ The Teenagers Living History  -10am-4pm

Friday, August 22
Spòrs/Fun Gaelic Games for Kids – 10am
Milling Frolic –  2-3pm

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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