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Les Trois Pignons

15584 Cabot Trail, Cheticamp, Nova Scotia B0E 1H0, Canada
+1 902-224-2642
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Well worth a stop

We'd not likely have gone into this place had we not been on a tour, but we were both delighted... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Olympia, Washington
The past and the now

This was a beautiful museum. It represented Cheticamp in the past as well as today. They showed how... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Robby G C
Toronto, Canada
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  • Very good31%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“small museum” (13 reviews)
“rug hooking” (49 reviews)
“hooked rugs” (36 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
15584 Cabot Trail, Cheticamp, Nova Scotia B0E 1H0, Canada
+1 902-224-2642
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We'd not likely have gone into this place had we not been on a tour, but we were both delighted with what we saw. Nothing earth shattering, to be sure, but a marvelous window into a craft that probably won't survive more than a decade...More

Thank SkykomishBob
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a beautiful museum. It represented Cheticamp in the past as well as today. They showed how they lived, their furniture, their bed, as well as their utensils, their tools. Fishermen, lumber jacks and other careers were displayed here as well. The displays were...More

Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Saw this as a top rated sight to see while visiting Cheticamp, and needing a filler for the day, decided to give it a try even though I'm not a rug hooking fan. TA's recommendation did not disappoint! The museum part was very interesting, giving...More

1  Thank c s
Reviewed 4 September 2017

The Museum focuses on rug hooking and Acadian settlers culture. Admission is fairly cheap. I was interested in the how they do the rug hooking so one of the people that works there let me practice. Staff are friendly and well informed. They speak both...More

Thank Kathy K
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

We stopped by for a guided tour of the museum. The woman who provided the tour also gave a rug hooking demonstration. As she told us, it takes time, accuracy and a lot of patience. They also make next to nothing for it. So it's...More

Thank Bob J
Reviewed 26 August 2017

This is a small museum and it is worth the $7 admission charge. There are information and artefacts about the resilient people who settled and built the town. The museum also describes the development and commercialization of rug hooking, and has several outstanding examples. The...More

Thank Adrianne P
Reviewed 18 August 2017

I am writing this review specifically about the information centre located inside Les Trois Pignons. While I am certain the museum is fantastic, I did not see it during this visit. My wife and I were travelling around the Cabot Trail and had planned to...More

1  Thank David M
Reviewed 3 August 2017

The exhibit of hooked rugs was amazing. I enjoyed reading about the history of hooked rugs in Cheticamp and how the craft developed. Seeing all the rugs with the note cards next to them as to how many colors of yarn were used, how much...More

Thank suz255
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Worth a stop! Such amazing history and great display. A must stop in Cheticamp. The hooked rug display is incredible, never realized how labor intense that art is.

Thank JoanneBree
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

I had never heard of rug hooking before. Nonetheless this museum was amazing in explaining, showing & exhibiting rug hooking masterpieces which you are not likely to find anywhere else. The docent was very knowledgeable and told us so many interesting things about the area...More

Thank Ihor R
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1 August 2015|
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Response from Yvette M | Property representative |
Bonjour! Our fees are $7 adults, $5 for seniors and students and under 5 yrs old free. We also welcome large groups. Open May to October, 7 days a week from 8:30am - 5:30pm, July and August our hours are 8:30am... More