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Cars awaiting the start of Port Hood's Dominion Day Parade, July 1, 1927

Cars awaiting the start of Port Hood’s Dominion Day Parade, July 1, 1927

Location

The Chestico Museum is located on the outskirts of Port Hood at 8095 Route 19 in Harbourview.  We are on the Ceilidh Trail, approximately 25 minutes north of the Canso Causeway.

For complete directions to the Chestico Museum from your location, please visit our listing on Nova Scotia’s official tourism website.

Hours of Operation

For the month of June we are open Monday through Friday from 9:00 until 5:00.

During July and August, we are open Monday through Friday from 9:00 until 5:00 and Saturdays from Noon until 4:00.

Our 2017 season will run from June 1 until October 13.

Admission is $2.00 per person or $5 per family.  Members of the Chestico Museum & Historical Society are entitled to free admission.

A Visit to the Museum

Below is a clip of three visitors who came to the Chestico Museum in August of 2008.  Two of the ladies had Port Hood roots – they were the daughters of Dan Martin MacDonald of Harbourview.  With them that day was their friend from Bulgaria.   They were kind enough to treat us to an impromptu ceilidh during their visit.  We hope you enjoy it as much as we did!

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