We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Le Village Historique Acadien de la Nouvelle-Ecosse

91 Old Church Road, Lower West Pubnico, Nova Scotia B0W 2C0, Canada
+1 902-762-2530
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Le Village

Excellent place to visit. All staff are knowledgeable, friendly and welcoming. As you first enter... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
jegbd
,
Yarmouth, Canada
A step back in time

This is a must see stop for visiting Nova Scotia. If you are interested in history, this village... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2017
Stardust30
,
Delhi, Ontario, Canada
Read all 127 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
Situated on a beautiful 17-acre site overlooking Pubnico harbour, Le Village historique acadien de la Nouvelle-Écosse (Historical Acadian Village of Nova Scotia) invites you to step back in time and discover the heart, life and work of the Acadians in the early 1900s.
  • Excellent87%
  • Very good11%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“nova scotia” (26 reviews)
“rappie pie” (10 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
LOCATION
91 Old Church Road, Lower West Pubnico, Nova Scotia B0W 2C0, Canada
CONTACT
Website
+1 902-762-2530
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (127)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 112 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent place to visit. All staff are knowledgeable, friendly and welcoming. As you first enter "le village" you will be met by beautiful scenery. We got to see some cows and a calf. Loved the way they built the chicken coop enclosure. In one of...More

Thank jegbd
Reviewed 14 August 2017

This is a must see stop for visiting Nova Scotia. If you are interested in history, this village has it. Authentic homes and village with wonderful interpreters that know what they are talking about. And very friendly! We spent most of a day here and...More

Thank Stardust30
Roger d, General Manager at Le Village Historique Acadien de la Nouvelle-Ecosse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

So glad to hear that you had a good experience at our Village. Thank you.

Reviewed 11 August 2017

The blacksmith shop, the boat building shop, and the modest homes that housed large families are all presented by local Acadians dressed in period clothing. It brings to life the hard conditions under which they lived in the early 1900's

Thank lloydnmerrill
Roger d, General Manager at Le Village Historique Acadien de la Nouvelle-Ecosse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I want to thank you for taking the time to review our site.

Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed the Village experience. All the staff working there are of Acadian ancestry. They are proud of their heritage and happy to share their stories with visitors. The blacksmith, dory builder and lobster fisher did a great job as did the ladies in...More

Thank Pat G
Roger d, General Manager at Le Village Historique Acadien de la Nouvelle-Ecosse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I am so happy to hear that you had a good experience at our Village. We focus on presenting the Acadian story in an interactive manner and you described it very well. Thank you.

Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

About 40 minutes from Yarmouth. The setting for this village is beautiful. Interpreters dressed in period clothing we're very friendly and willing to explain the history of the Acadians in the area. We think it is worth the time. The gift shop was nice and...More

Thank Gary S
Roger d, General Manager at Le Village Historique Acadien de la Nouvelle-Ecosse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for doing a review of our site and for the positive comments.

Reviewed 25 July 2017

The site is a sort of pioneer village, showing conditions in the early years of Canada. Although I'm not normally a great history buff, I was very interested in the skills involved in both the boat building and fishing net making. The presenters were true...More

Thank Telserv
Roger d, General Manager at Le Village Historique Acadien de la Nouvelle-Ecosse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I want to thank you for taking the time to do a review of our site. We showcase the daily life of the Acadians of this region, as it would have been in the 1900's. We are proud of our Acadian heritage, but we are...More

Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

We stopped by on a whim at the beginning of a trip from Yarmouth to Halifax, and fell in love immediately. Before we knew it, we had spent all morning and well into the afternoon. It is a visually stunning setting, and the reenactors could...More

Thank DrDanD
Roger d, General Manager at Le Village Historique Acadien de la Nouvelle-Ecosse, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

I want to say thank you for taking the time to review our site and for the wonderful comments that you provided.

Reviewed 17 July 2017

I must take a moment to echo the other reviewers and encourage you to go here. Let's begin with the location. Gorgeous! The people? Not just staff, not even actors. Descendants. Enough said. Those are the houses of their grandparents and great grandparents. The trades...More

Thank Sugarledge
Roger d, General Manager at Le Village Historique Acadien de la Nouvelle-Ecosse, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

I want to say thank you for such a wonderful review of your visit to our site. Like you said, we are all Acadians here, descendants of the founding families and have a lot of pride in our heritage. We are eager to share stories...More

Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

The best thing about this place is that the "enactors" are actually descendents of the people they are depicting. The quilting ladies tell stories of learning to quilt at a young age and how it fit into daily life. One house is attended by the...More

Thank rovingcarole
Roger d, General Manager at Le Village Historique Acadien de la Nouvelle-Ecosse, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

Thank you for such a great review of your visit to our site.

Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

We spent an hour her taking in the tour and information about those proud folk. Wonderful step back in time.

Thank Jnanayog
Roger d, General Manager at Le Village Historique Acadien de la Nouvelle-Ecosse, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review our site.

Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Dennis Point Cafe and Restaurant
114 reviews
2.15 km away
Red Cap Restaurant
89 reviews
2.59 km away
Cafe Brioche d'Or
31 reviews
17.72 km away
The Lobster Shack Restaurant and Takeout
81 reviews
19.23 km away
Nearby Attractions
Musee des Acadiens des Pubnicos
37 reviews
3.38 km away
Tusket Island Tours
94 reviews
14.80 km away
Shag Harbour Incident Interpretive Centre
10 reviews
17.46 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
an0nym0us36
16 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Allan H | Reviewed this property |
How long is a piece of string? I spent 6 hours including a light lunch break but, some people, a lot less. The village is so redolent of the 1900's Acadian history that if so minded you can spend an hour in each of the... More
0
Votes