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.


Tha muinntir Bhaile nan Gàidheal gu math fada an comain a
chàirdean còire a chur gu mór ri soirbheachadh na bliadhna 2015.
Ceud mìle taing dhuibh uile!

Highland Village is greatly obliged to its generous friends, who
contributed so much to the success of 2015 season. A hundred
thousand thank yous' to all.

The Village is now closed for the season. 
We will reopen June 1st, 2016




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