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Great Hall of the Clans at the Gaelic College

51779 Cabot Trail

902-295-3411



The Great Hall of the Clans is the home of
your cultural experiences on campus. With an interactive museum, you will
discover the ancient history of the settlers to this area from the Highlands of
Scotland, along with an exploration of the traditions still living today. The
Rev. Norman MacLeod Exhibit takes you on a journey around the world, from
Scotland to St. Ann’s and later on to Waipu, New Zealand. A fascinating tale,
it interprets the life of the man, and the preacher, allowing each visitor to
know the history and experience one of the most remarkable migrations in
history.

 

Get a first-hand look at the living
traditions of Nova Scotia Gaels with our cultural demonstrations. Witness the
construction of a great kilt, learn some Gaelic words and a song during a
milling frolic, tap your toes to some traditional Cape Breton music, and watch
our master weaver create one-of-a-kind pieces at the loom. (included in
entrance fee)

 

Ceilidhs and concerts are offered
throughout the summer and fall, with lunchtime ceilidhs occurring weekdays
12:15-1pm, and instructors’ ceilidhs each Wednesday evening.

 

Visa, MasterCard, American Express and
Direct Debit are accepted.


Bus tours are welcome.

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