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


July 19, 2024
Join us as we celebrate the Donald Òg legend and the settlement of the Iona area by MacNeils from the Isle of Barra. On board a British man of war patrolling the Bras d’Or Lake following the 1758...
July 31, 2024
7PM The ‘Best of Boxwood’ Musique Royale tour is a traditional Maritime ensemble. Programs combine originality, intelligence, fun, and sheer mastery that have garnered respect from audiences,...
August 3, 2024
Join us for an afternoon of fun and Gaelic arts. Fiddlers, step-dancers, pipers, and more, come together to treat visitors to traditional Nova Scotia Gaelic culture in this outdoor concert...
September 14, 2024
This afternoon festival of rural life is for the entire family. See demonstrations of flax processing, soap making, and play horseshoes. Visit the Cash Shingle Mill, take in a céilidh, have a bite to...

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Baile nan Gàidheal | Highland Village

(902) 725-2272

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