Antigonish Heritage Museum

20 East Main Street, Antigonish 902-863-6160 /

Housed in a former station built by the CN Intercolonial Railway in 1908, this community museum features exhibits depicting the cultural heritage of Antigonish Town and County.

Antigonish Highland Games

902-863-4275 /

Arisaig Lobster Interpretive Centre

Arisaig Point Road 902-863-9432

Enjoy the history of a lobster fishery with preserved models and interpretive panels on the life of the Atlantic Lobster. Open daily in July and August. 

Ballantyne’s Cove Tuna Interpretive Centre


Interpretive panels describe the life cycle of tuna and the history of tuna fishing off the Northumberland Shore. See a life-size tuna model and Fresnel lens from an 1800s lighthouse.

Old Barn Gallery

71 Melanson Road, Upper Pomquet 902-386-2304 /

Located at Beaver Dam Farm in Pomquet. View art in three galleries, surrounded by old-fashioned perennial gardens teeming with blooms. Specializing in contemporary abstract art, but have art to suit all tastes. 

Riverside International Speedway

101 Beaver Mountain Road, Antigonish 902-863-2410 /

This 1/8 km oval track hosts pro stockcar racing and events, plus truck and tractor pulls. 

Festival Antigonish Summer Theatre and Bauer Theatre

800-563-PLAY /

Festival Antigonish is proud to celebrate 30 years as the premier summer repertory theatre in Atlantic Canada.With a Main Stage series and a Family Stage, the festival presents professional live productions for all ages. More information and tickets available online. Check out this season’s lineup online and enjoy a play by some of Canada’s best writers, actors, technicians, and directors.

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