Baile nan Gàidheal | Highland Village

Welcome to the Highland Village, a living history museum and cultural centre that celebrates the Gaelic experience in Nova Scotia.

Nova Scotia Webcams from the Malagawatch Church Steeple

The Highland Village is excited to join the Nova Scotia webcams family. We have two webcams broadcasting from the steeple of our Malagawatch Church on our site. The Iona camera looks over to the Barra Strait its bridges and east to the Boisdale Hills. The Highland Village camera captures our farm and the beautiful Bras d’Or Lake.

Off-Season Hours

Our off season hours (administrative offices & gift shop) are Monday to Friday from 9 am to 5 pm. The 2019 season starts on June 1.


May 4, 2019
Saturday, May 4, 2019 - Doors Open at 5:00 pm | Supper at 7:00 pm Grandona Legion, Branch 124, Iona You are invited to a special evening to raise money for the Patient Care Fund of the Cape Breton...
May 11, 2019 to May 18, 2019
Gàidhlig a’ Chéitein - Gaelic Immersion in May Instructor Stacey MacLean will lead two immersion sessions during Mìos na Gàidhlig | Gaelic Awareness Month.  Instructor Amber Buchanan will lead the...
May 13, 2019 to May 17, 2019
  Celebrate Gaelic Month by giving your students an in-class cultural experience - Céilidh Beag (pronounced kay-lee bek), which simply means “a little visit”.  The program’s name highlights the...
May 25, 2019
Children ages 5-12 are invited to join instructor Stacey MacLean & Friends in a day of games, songs and crafts - all through the medium of Gaelic.  Time: 10:00am - 3:00pm Cost: $25.00 Children...

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Baile nan Gàidheal | Highland Village

(902) 725-2272

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Baile nan Gàidheal | Highland Village

Iona, Nova Scotia

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Unlimited Visits

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