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.

New! 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 on off-season hours

The Visitor Centre (gift shop & administration) is open Monday to Friday 9 am to 5 pm. 

The full site will re-open for the 2018 Visitor Season on June 1, 2018.

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May 5, 2018
  Grandona Legion, Branch 124, Iona Saturday, May 5, 2018 Doors Open at 5:00pm | Supper - 7pm You are invited to a special evening to raise money for the Patient Care Fund of the Cape Breton Cancer...
May 14, 2018 to May 18, 2018
Céilidh Beag - Highland Village In-Class Cultural Experiences The Highland Village’s in-class program is titled Céilidh Beag (pronounced kay-lee bek), and can be translated simply as “a little visit...
May 27, 2018
Join us for a special afternoon of Gaelic song and music with one of Gaelic Scotland’s favourite voices. Cathy Ann MacPhee has treated audiences all over the world to traditional Gaelic songs from...
June 1, 2018
Join us for opening day of the 2018 season!

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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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