Baile nan Gàidheal | Highland Village

Ur Beatha Am Baile! Welcome to the Highland Village, a living history museum and folklife centre that celebrates the story, language and living culture of Nova Scotia Gaels.

Hours of Operation

Our welcome centre will be closed March 18th through April 1st. It will then be open 10 an to 4 pm Monday to Friday from April 2nd onwards until our site opens for the season.

June 1 to October 14
Daily 10 am to 4:30 pm


June 28, 2024
Many hands make light work, as the saying goes. Join us as we share how the Gaels prepared woven cloth for use, all the while communally singing Gaelic songs in rhythm during the milling frolic. We’...
July 1, 2024
Highland Village honours the founding of our country with free admission to the site on July 1st. Come celebrate Canada’s birthday with us. A special milling frolic will be held from 2-3 pm. Free...
July 2, 2024
Join us for songs, stories and more, or just a chance to chat about the traditions and history of Nova Scotia’s Gaelic-speaking people at our traditional céilidh. Regular admission applies. 2-3 pm.
July 2, 2024
Have you ever had to leave home? What if you couldn’t return and had to begin a new life somewhere else? Join us for a guided storytelling tour of Baile nan Gàidheal. This special folklife experience...

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Baile nan Gàidheal | Highland Village

(902) 725-2272

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