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.

Baile nan Gàidheal | Highland Village is now open for the 2018 season

We are open daily 10 am to 5 pm until Sunday, October 14.

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August 18, 2018
Join us at the Highland Village for a delicious Marag brunch. Enjoy a traditional breakfast with marag, scrambled eggs, hash browns, toast and tea or coffee. Brunch runs from 11:00am - 1:00pm...
September 15, 2018
This afternoon festival of rural life is for the entire family. See demonstrations of flax processing, candle and soap making, and play horseshoes. Watch the Cash Carding Mill demonstrations,...
September 29, 2018
St. Michael was the Scottish and Irish patron saint of horses, travel, sea and seafarers. His calendar day was celebrated in the Hebrides with eating of a multi-grain bonnach called struan. Join us...
October 5, 2018
Join us for a traditional milling frolic in a period setting at the Highland Village as a part of the Celtic Colours International Festival. Refreshments will be served. Museum admission charges...

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