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Les Trois Pignons

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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 October 28, 2018
Laurel R
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Arnprior
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 October 20, 2018
MariaP1779DE
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Lindstrom, Minnesota
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15584 Cabot Trail, Cheticamp, Nova Scotia B0E 1H0, Canada
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Reviewed October 28, 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Laurel R
LesTroisPignons, Guest Relations Manager at Les Trois Pignons, responded to this reviewResponded December 12, 2018

Thank you for your wonderful review and we are happy that you enjoyed your time here at Les Trois Pignons.

Reviewed October 20, 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MariaP1779DE
LesTroisPignons, Guest Relations Manager at Les Trois Pignons, responded to this reviewResponded December 12, 2018

Thank you for your wonderful review! we are happy you enjoyed your visit here at Les Trois Pignons and we hope to see you again one day!

Reviewed October 15, 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Maryann L
LesTroisPignons, Guest Relations Manager at Les Trois Pignons, responded to this reviewResponded December 12, 2018

Thank you for your review!

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

Date of experience: October 2018
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LesTroisPignons, Guest Relations Manager at Les Trois Pignons, responded to this reviewResponded December 12, 2018

Thank you for your review!

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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LesTroisPignons, Guest Relations Manager at Les Trois Pignons, responded to this reviewResponded December 12, 2018

Thank you for your wonderful review!

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.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Janice S
LesTroisPignons, Guest Relations Manager at Les Trois Pignons, responded to this reviewResponded December 12, 2018

Thank you for your wonderful review. We are very proud of our staff! Hope to see you again one day.

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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LesTroisPignons, Guest Relations Manager at Les Trois Pignons, responded to this reviewResponded December 12, 2018

Thank you for your wonderful review! We are happy you enjoyed your visit here at Les Trois Pignons. We are very proud of our hooked rug display.

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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ALB63
LesTroisPignons, Guest Relations Manager at Les Trois Pignons, responded to this reviewResponded December 12, 2018

Thank you for your wonderful review and we are happy that you enjoyed your visit at Les Trois Pignons.

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.

Date of experience: August 2018
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LesTroisPignons, Guest Relations Manager at Les Trois Pignons, responded to this reviewResponded December 12, 2018

Thank you for your review!

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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank DDore
LesTroisPignons, Guest Relations Manager at Les Trois Pignons, responded to this reviewResponded December 12, 2018

Thank you for your review! We are very proud of our hooked rug display that we have here at Les Trois Pignons.

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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
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