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Les Trois Pignons

15584 Cabot Trail, Cheticamp, Nova Scotia B0E 1H0, Canada
+1 902-224-2642
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Local culture

You will learn more about rug hooking than most people need to know at this museum, but it also... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2017
Toronto, Canada
Enjoyed learning about rug hooking

We had been reading about rug hooking in the area and really enjoyed seeing some examples and... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2016
Janet G
Oceanside, California
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“small museum” (11 reviews)
“rug hooking” (42 reviews)
“hooked rugs” (33 reviews)
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Hours Today: 08:30 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
15584 Cabot Trail, Cheticamp, Nova Scotia B0E 1H0, Canada
+1 902-224-2642
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Reviewed 16 April 2017

You will learn more about rug hooking than most people need to know at this museum, but it also serves up an interesting dose of local history. Not a must-do by any means, but for those with an extended stay in the park might want...More

Thank FirstCircle
Reviewed 9 November 2016

We had been reading about rug hooking in the area and really enjoyed seeing some examples and learning the history in their museum. The lady even demonstrated how to do it.

Thank Janet G
Reviewed 20 October 2016

This small museum is a Must-Do if you are interested in the amazing hooked rug masterpieces of Elizabeth LeFort. It is truly incredible that she was able to recreate pictures in such detail using rug-hooking techniques. She even dyed her own wool to create all...More

Thank TNKaz
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Les Trois Pignons contains the tourism center in Chéticamp, so definitely go there for information about this picturesque and lively Acadian village, but also stay to tour the rug-hooking museum in the same building. Rug hooking has been for many generations as much a cottage...More

Thank julia m
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Before you pass on this, stop and visit. It is a wealth of information on the traditional hooked rug art in the area. My husband liked it as much as I did - they are amazing!

Thank lauralovescroatia
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

If you are interested in rug hooking or weaving or in the history of Cheticamp then make sure you stop here. Give yourself about 30 - 40 minutes to view the exhibit. They also have a good gift shop.

Thank Joanne M
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

You may, as I did, have absolutely no interest in the traditional Acadian art of hooking rugs, but if you find yourself anywhere on beautiful Cape Breton Island I urge you to make your way to the building Les Trois Pignons (Three Gables) that is...More

Thank TimKnopf99
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Extremely fascinating . I enjoyed it very much. Excellent tour guide. Soon to be a lost art they said. Too bad.

Thank redandgrey47
Reviewed 1 September 2016

This museum is both about the history of Cheticamp and the surroundings and about hooked rugs making. Hooked rug crafting was at a certain time of the Cheticamp history an important source of employment for women and half of the museum is dedicated to this...More

Thank danslechamp
Reviewed 17 August 2016

We had a great visit at Les Trois Pignons. Lots of history in this small museum. The hooked rugs were a sight to be seen!! Some were amazing!!

Thank teeka33 .
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What is the museum entrance fee? Hours of operation? Thank you.
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