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“Museum of the Hooked Rug”
Visit Les Trois Pignons for a special view into Acadian culture and the history of Chéticamp, a stunning collection of hooked rugs and antiquities, genealogy resource centre and library, and a full range of visitor information services. Chéticamp is located on the north western tip of Inverness County on Cape Breton Island in the beautiful province of Nova Scotia, Canada. The small fishing community is situated on the Cabot Trail, and just outside the western entrance to the Cape Breton Highlands National Park. The Acadian Region of Chéticamp is caressed by the Appalachian mountain range on the south-east side, and the Gulf of Saint Lawrence on the north-west.
A must stop if in the area. I had no idea about this type of rug making. The first part of the museum shows how life used to be in the area. Then they have a live demo of how the rugs are made.... Read more
Les Trois Pignons
- Sun - Sat: 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
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