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Les Trois Pignons

Closed Now: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Open today: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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A Must see in Cheticamp

Les Trois Pignons is great stop for families and adults alike. Tours are personalized and adapted... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Laurel R
Outstanding Acadian history of Rug Hooking

This is a must stop to learn about rug hooking with a hands-on demonstration and view the beautiful... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lindstrom, Minnesota
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  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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“small museum”(13 reviews)
“rug hooking”(53 reviews)
“hooked rugs”(45 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
15584 Cabot Trail, Cheticamp, Nova Scotia B0E 1H0, Canada
+1 902-224-2642
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed October 2, 2013

I had no idea what to expect going here. It ended up being an amazing visit. I had no idea what a significant craft/art rug hooking was to the Cheticamp area. I never thought I would view a rug as a piece of art but...More

2  Thank Samone H
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed August 20, 2013

Stopped here with a tour group. I am not that interested in the art of rug hooking, but I did learn a lot and could appreciate the huge talent of the artists. To see rugs that depict people and places with the same detail as...More

2  Thank Slotmachinequeen
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Les Trois Pignons is great stop for families and adults alike. Tours are personalized and adapted to your interests and timeframe. The rug hookings are absolutely over-the-top in detail and display and the in-costume guides are knowledgeable and interesting. You can do it in an...More

Thank Laurel R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a must stop to learn about rug hooking with a hands-on demonstration and view the beautiful wall hangings of Elizabeth LeFort and others. Men were integrated into the industry and designed rugs. The women do not use starch but steam the underside of...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a most interesting visit . Watch as skilled ladies demonstrate hooking rugs. They also explain the history and evolution of materials used. The museum has many beautiful and historic examples. Of course there is a gift shop with all sorts of hooked items...More

Thank Maryann L
Reviewed October 9, 2018

Not much room for a simple how-to session but our tour group nevertheless got a first-hand look at hooking on a very small scale. Call ahead to book this, probably. Lots of things to see and purchase. We even saw a consignment piece by one...More

Thank Ringaroundtherosie
Reviewed September 22, 2018

If you are visiting Cheticamp this is a must see. The Hookers work is absolutely Fantastic, also the exhibition of household and farm implements. Guides are on hand to help who are very informative. DO NOT MISS

Thank rescueman989
Reviewed September 18, 2018

We visited this place and was very educational. We are from Louisiana and they were as interested in us as we were in them. The two ladies working there were very nice and polite.

Thank Janice S
Reviewed September 17, 2018

As one not versed in hooking, this place came as a real surprise to me. All the rugs and large mats are created by hooking. They have huge mats of all the USA Presidents and Canadian Prime Ministers, animals and floral designs, and portraits. The...More

Thank RalphP2
Reviewed September 4, 2018

Although I wasn't too excited about stopping here on our trip through the Maritime Provinces, I am so glad we did! It was amazing to see the wide collection of beautiful hooked rugs made by local residents. First we saw a demonstration of how the...More

Thank ALB63
Reviewed September 2, 2018

This was amazing to see the hook rug displays. They also gave a little demo to show you how they hook the rugs. Very tedious work.

Thank thetravelingsister
Reviewed August 29, 2018

This is a must see if you are visiting Cape Breton. Yes, it is a long drive. It is worth the effort. Learn about the process of honking rugs. The guide will fill you in on the history and the amazing collection. Imagine creating forty...More

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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