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Les Trois Pignons

Closed Now: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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A Must See

If you are visiting Cheticamp this is a must see. The Hookers work is absolutely Fantastic, also... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Truro, United Kingdom

We visited this place and was very educational. We are from Louisiana and they were as interested... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Janice S
Houston, United States
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  • Very good31%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“small museum”(13 reviews)
“rug hooking”(52 reviews)
“hooked rugs”(44 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
15584 Cabot Trail, Cheticamp, Nova Scotia B0E 1H0, Canada
+1 902-224-2642
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All reviewssmall museumrug hookinghooked rugsworks of artacadian cultureon displayworth a stopbuckingham palacegreat museumwhite houselocal historyjacqueline kennedyfantastic displaythis wonderful placelocal radio stationcultural centera small gift shop
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Reviewed 3 days ago

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

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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

Thank DDore
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place to learn about the Acadian culture with a museum displaying a wide variety of locally made hooked rugs along with those of renowned Elizabeth LeFort. Also houses local radio station CKJM 106,1 as well as a geniology department where you can get your...More

Thank Paulette L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We saw the sign for the museum and decided to give it a try. The woman who sold us entry gave us a tour and later a demonstration in the art of hooking. This is a really amazing place with large works of art that...More

Thank Steve S
Reviewed August 16, 2018

I am just floored by the way life was at the beginning of the 20th century. We just don't realize how easy we have it today. What they had to do just to live! Incredible! Then the rugs from Elizabeth LeFort. Lots of work put...More

Thank Maureen D
Reviewed August 14, 2018

When I first arrived here I didn't know a lot of what to do around. I went at Les Trois Pignons and they were really happy to help me out. It is also there that I learned all about the hooked rug that locals do...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