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Highland Village Museum

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Welcome to the Baile nan Gàidheal | Highland Village, a living history museum and cultural centre that celebrates the Gaelic experience located in Iona, Nova Scotia, in central Cape Breton.

With 43 acres of natural landscape overlooking the Bras d’Or Lake in Central Cape Breton, the Highland Village Museum / An Clachan Ghàidhealaich is an outdoor living history museum dedicated to Nova Scotia’s Gaelic folk-life, culture, and language.

Plan to spend a few hours immersed in Gaelic culture on their site dotted with 11 historic buildings depicting life for Gaelic settlers in Nova Scotia. Experience their blacksmith working his forge, their costumed animators demonstrating spinning weaving, wool-dying, and other hand-crafts and much more.

Smell the aromas of a meal cooking on an open hearth and feel a connection to our past as you make your way around our site and marvel at the panoramic viewscapes.



4119 Highway 223, Iona, NS

Nova Scotia

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