Attractions in Nova Scotia Canada

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image_01Cape Breton is fabled as a magical travel destination. For its beauty, its unique Celtic music and culture, and the genuinely warm smiles on the faces of those who greet you. Sydney puts some of the Island’s greatest sights and attractions at your fingertips.


Join a relaxed walking tour of the Colonial Town of Old Sydney, founded by Loyalists fleeing the American Revolution. You will encounter six buildings that were constructed in the late 18th Century and another two were built at the turn of the 19th.image_02 Full of rich storytelling, and friendly characters, this tour will also take you to St. Patrick’s, the oldest Roman Catholic Church in Cape Breton; Cossit House, built in 1787; and Jost House, offering interesting exhibits from this same period. Homemade refreshments add a touch of local hospitality to your final stop at the Cape Breton Centre for Heritage and Science.



This is the largest historical reconstruction in North America and is fully animated so one is completely and magically captivated by life in 1744. Relive the past in a way that gives you the opportunity to live, feel, and play a part in this mesmerizing history that has shaped the destiny of this continent.



Experience Nova Scotia’s Gaelic culture, heritage and hospitality at this living history museum and folk-life centre in scenic Iona, located in the heart of Cape Breton and overlooking the magnificent Barramens Strait on the Bras d’Or Lakes.


Pays tribute to the region’s long and rich history of coal mining. It is home to profound stories of miners and their families, and the resource that helped build a nation. Plan a visit to the Museum where you can join a retired mine guide for an underground mine tour, browse the modern exhibits and stroll through our historic village.


A unique exhibit complex where models, replicas, photo displays, artifacts and films describe the fascinating life and work of Alexander Graham Bell. Special events such as Harvest Home complement the program of activities offered on this site, which is situated on 10 hectares of land overlooking Baddeck Bay on the Bras d’Or Lakes.


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  • The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia is the provincial art gallery for the province of Nova Scotia. It is located in the central downtown region of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada with a branch gallery in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia.
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