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Port Hastings Historical Society Museum and Archives

24 Highway 19

902-625-1295


History comes alive in this modern museum overlooking the Strait of Canso: model ship display, local history, early 20th-century lifestyle, railroads, ferries. Displays on the construction of the Canso Causeway and its impact on the people and communities in the area. Materials for genealogical research are available at the museum.

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