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Hector Heritage Quay

33 Caladh Avenue, Pictou, Nova Scotia B0K 1H0, Canada
+1 902-485-4371
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A great venue . I was a little sceptical about visiting here after seeing BBC documentary. But I... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Nice little museum. Lots of information about the settlers. Exhibits where very nice. The ship... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Holly C
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33 Caladh Avenue, Pictou, Nova Scotia B0K 1H0, Canada
+1 902-485-4371
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A great venue . I was a little sceptical about visiting here after seeing BBC documentary. But I was pleasantly surprised. The whole experience is well worth a visit, very well laid out and very informative. Even found one of my ancestors may have been...More

Thank Big_JoeScotland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice little museum. Lots of information about the settlers. Exhibits where very nice. The ship Hector was well done.

Thank Holly C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Learned the history of the Scottish immigrants to the area. Well written, real life exhibits and good quick video.

Thank hkollier
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Before coming to this part of Nova Scotia we read a lot but when we actually came here and read the story about first Scottish immigrants... you become stunt and sad... It's a totally devastating part of immigration to Canada. What these people went through...More

Thank ihor s
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped in Pictou on a return trip to the East coast and were impressed with the Hector Heritage Quay. The replica ship is well worth visiting and the history of early settlers is very informative and impressive. The quay has very clean public washrooms...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Really interesting and informative. Well laid out. Volunteers were all knowledgeable. The walking tour was great around the building but stepping onto the boat changed the whole perspective of the enormity. I was choked. It was superb. Thank you

Thank Claire M
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We wanted to visit this attraction to get a better idea of the Scottish immigration to Nova Scotia. It's a relatively new museum and reproduction ship, so I was surprised to see how little interactivity there was. The exhibits are nice but basically just have...More

Thank Traveler918
Reviewed 8 August 2017

This museum tells the story of people from Scotland who emigrated to Nova Scotia. Excellent museum, heritage buildings and a recreated ship that you can go on. Well worth taking the time to visit.

Thank Melissa G
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Incredibly well-done experience. The museum commentary not only talks about the replica ship but also the historical context that brought the Highlanders to Nova Scotia.

Thank Kate A
Reviewed 3 August 2017

We visited the Hector Heritage Quay Aug 1, 2017. We really weren't expecting more than seeing the ship and maybe an information centre, boy were we wrong. The building itself is amazing. The story told through the pictures and exhibits is really really well done....More

Thank nslisa
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