Carmichael-Stewart House Museum

86 Temperance Street, New Glasgow 902-752-5583 / https://www.facebook.com/Carmichael-Stewart-House-Museum-224779827547853/

This Victorian-era shipbuilder’s home displays an extensive collection of Trenton glassware, antique china and photographs, with an historical garden

The Crombie

1780 Granton Abercrombie Road, New Glasgow 902-752-6016 / sobeyartfoundation.com

Home of the Crombie Collections of Canadian Art. Open Wednesday in July, August & September or in the off-season by appointment. Guided tours at 10 a.m., 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.

Glasgow Square Theatre

155 Glasgow Street, New Glasgow 902-752-4800 / glasgowsquare.com

Community events venue and indoor/outdoor amphitheatre set overlooking the East River.

Pictou County Roots Society

182 Dalhousie Street, New Glasgow 902-752-9543 / pictoucountyroots.ca

A great location to revisit family ties, heritage and history of Pictou County. It offers a large collection of obituaries and cemetery listings. Located in the New Glasgow Library.

Pictou County Sports Heritage Hall of Fame

340 East River Road, New Glasgow 902-485-8848 

Sports memorabilia including pictures, jerseys, trophies, and newspaper articles pay tribute to community's sports heroes. 

deCoste Performing Arts Centre

99 Water Street 902-485-8848 / decostecentre.ca

One of the finest performing arts and multi-purpose meeting venues in Eastern Canada.

McCulloch Genealogy Centre

86 Haliburton Road, Pictou 902-485-4563 / mccullochcentre.ca

Rotating exhibits of the work of local artisans and historians, Maritime musical entertainment, local archives, and genealogical information.

Hector Heritage Quay

33 Caladh Avenue, Pictou 902-485-4371 / shiphector.com

Interpretation Centre tells the story of the 18th-century Scootish migration to the New World. Full-size dockside replica of the Ship Hector. Guided tours, open May 20 to October 16. 

Loch Broom Log Church

1576 Loch Broom Road, Loch Broom 902-925-2240 / parl.ns.ca/logchurch

Rev. James Drummond MacGregor arrived here from Scotland in 1786 and that year constituted the first sessions of the First Presbyterian Church. The log church was constructed on the site of this service.

McCulloch House Museum

100 Haliburton Road, Pictou 902-485-4563 / mccullochcentre.ca

Rev. Dr. Thomas McCulloch immigrated to the town of Pictou about 1805 and raised his family in this Scottish-style house. Here among items from his natural history collection, you can discover a man who wore many hats and had a talent for stirring up controversy.

Northumberland Fisheries Museum

21 Caladh Avenue, Pictou / 902-485-8925 / northumberlandfisheriesmuseum.com

The museum preserves the area’s rich sea heritage and pays tribute to all those involved in the Northumberland fishing industry.

Northumberland Lobster Hatchery and Lighthouse

21 Caladh Avenue, Pictou / 902-485-4972 / northumberlandfisheriesmuseum.com

One of Canada’s only aquaculture facilities where visitors can don a lab coat and observe a lobster’s life cycle. View baby lobsters and learn how they grow, feed, and reproduce.

Lismore Sheep Farm

1389 Louisville Road, River John 902-351-2889 / lismoresheepfarmwoolshop.com

The 300 sheep on this working farm produce wool for the shop’s products, ranging from mattress pads to mittens. The farm is also home to the River John Needle Company, a new venture making wooden knitting needles.

Community Historical Kiosks

 Kiosks are located in Churchville, Sunny Brae/ Hopewell, Eureka, Blue Mountain, Durham, Kenzieville, Merigomish, Lismore, Barneys River, and River John. Kiosks explain each community’s rich history and culture through story, graphics, and historical photos.

Hopewell and Area Park and Footbridge

This municipal heritage site features one of the last surviving footbridges in North America. Community hosts an annual ceilidh.

Culloden Memorial Cairn

Highway 245, Knoydart

In 1938, a cairn was erected on the site of a non-denominational cemetery to commemorate the anniversary of the Battle of Culloden. Every year an event is held in April to remember those who fought this battle.

St. Mary’s Church

4735 Shore Rd, Highway 245 Lismore

Pictou County’s oldest wooden church, a masterpiece of pioneer architecture, was opened in 1834. A pull-off area in front of the church hosts interpretive panels.

Nova Scotia Museum of Industry

147 North Foord Street, Stellarton 902-755-5425 / industry.museum.gov.ns.ca

Atlantic Canada’s largest museum offers fun artifacts, exhibits, and stories from the Industrial Revolution to the age of computers, exploring mines, factories, railroads, and more.

Trenton Heritage Room

Main Street, Trenton 902-752-5311 / trenton.ca

The Town of Trenton’s distinct industrial heritage is proudly displayed with pictures, collected works of residents both past and present, as well as artifacts, including Trenton Glass in the town’s former police station.

Splash Pad, Acadia Park

1945 South Main Street, Westville 902-396-1059

Located on the former mining site in Westville, the trail system is 4 km long, looping from the park enterance on South Main Street, Hoyt Street and Drummond Rd. Come for a walk, picnic, visit the local Miner's Monument, or let the kids burn off some energy  at the playground or brand new splash pad. 

Pictou County Military Museum

2020 Queen Street, Westville 902-396-2194

Visit them on Facebook under PC Military Museum. Thousands of military artifacts pay tribute to the military personnel from the Boer War right up to the Afghanistan War and to today Forces.

Anchors Above Zipline

 380 McGrath’s Mountain Road, French River 902-759-7403 / anchorsabovezipline.ca

Ziplining adventure with two cables per ride: one 330 metres long from one deck to another six storeys lower; second cable 300 metres long to a deck 10 storeys lower. Book ahead.

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