Skip to main content

Les Trois Pignons

15584 Cabot Trail P.O. 430 Chéticamp



Built in 1978 at the entrance to Chéticamp Harbour by La Société Saint-Pierre as a cultural and information centre, Les Trois Pignons plays a vital role in the economic, social and cultural development of this Acadian community.

Open from mid-May to mid-October, the Visitor Information Centre is staffed from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm (6:30 pm during July and August). The guides will be happy to provide information on travel, services, activities and tourist attractions in the area, as well as a large collection of tourist tips in the form of brochures, maps, guides, etc. Very knowledgeable on this Acadian community, they can help you make the most of your visit with information about our local history, culture and way of life.

Our museum, featuring the Elizabeth LeFort Gallery and the Marguerite Gallant Collection, displays hundreds of antiques reflecting the daily life of the Chéticamp settlers. Prominent are examples of tools and demonstrations of techniques used in the creation of the world-renowned Chéticamp hooked rugs.

Managed by volunteers, the Centre de généalogie Père-Charles-Aucoin is located on the main floor of the Trois Pignons. In a small space barely measuring 47 square meters, volunteers, Jean-Doris (à Joe à Joe) LeBlanc et Charles D. (à Freddie à Damien) Roach, continue the work of the Centre’s founder.

Nearby Things To Do

Proud to be Lolas Hookers

Region: Cabot Trail

Community: Chéticamp

Available is Cheticamp hooked rugs, kits, wool, burlap, hooking frames, handmade slippers, socks, hats,local crafts, and a big smile when yo...

46.64093 -60.96903

Learn How to Lobster Boil

Regions: Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Cabot Trail

Community: Cape Breton Highlands NP

Listen as your guide presents a short talk about the natural and cultural history of lobster and the island’s lobster fishing industry,...

46.65274 -60.95321

Mr. Chicken

Region: Cabot Trail

Community: Chéticamp

Specializing in chicken, this tasty restaurant won’t disappoint. Open Thursday-Saturday: 11:00pm-7:00pm (Take Out Only) Closed until F...

46.64120 -61.00367

Doryman Pub and Grill

Region: Cabot Trail

Community: Chéticamp

A winning combination of the best in Cape Breton musical talent complemented by fresh seafood, steaks, and pub delights! Supporting local ta...

46.640435 -61.005028

Sunset Art Gallery

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

Trip Advisor Rating 25 Reviews

Region: Cabot Trail

Community: Chéticamp

Freya & Thor Gallery and Cafe, formerly The Frog Pond Cafe and Sunset Gallery, now under new ownership! Wood carvings and paintings by w...

46.6517 -60.9909

Locals Know Blogs