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Colaisde na Gàidhlig – The Gaelic College

Experience Gaelic culture with concerts, ceilidhs (pronounced kay-lees), classes and more. A visit to the Great Hall of Clans give you an inside look at the traditions of those who settled in the area.  Learn about the art of kilt-making, try your hand at a milling frolic, or watch the resident weaver at the loom. Demonstrations happen daily.

Celtic Music Interpretive Centre

The Celtic Music Interpretive Centre is a one-of-a-kind and one-stop-shop for all things Celtic. Immerse yourself in the Celtic way of life with a unique and in-depth look into traditional music and culture of Cape Breton Island.  Celtic cultural demonstrations, musical walking tours, step dance and Gaelic lessons are available.

Eskasoni Cultural Journeys

Eskasoni First Nation and the Highland Village Museum have collaborated to develop a unique multi-cultural tour (Mi’kmaq and Gaelic Culture). The tour includes two different and distinct cultures reflecting the parallels and common threads linking the cultures in history and present day.

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Highland Village

This 42-acre living museum offers spectacular views of the Bras d`Or Lake. Enjoy the Guided Storytelling Tour with a costumed guide as you`re whisked back in time through four distinct eras in the lives of Nova Scotia Gaels.

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