Acadian House Museum
Tourism Region: Eastern Shore
Acadian House Museum is one of three functional buildings at L'Acadie de Chezzetcook. Acadian House Museum was incorporated in 1997. Acadian House Museum is the home to more than 747 artifacts and undetermined number of archives. Acadian House Museum was build around 1850. It is a combination of living and interpretative museum.
West Chezzetcook, Nova Scotia
Site 12, Box 18, RR2, West Chezzetcook, Nova Scotia
$2.00 per person, $5.00 family
Collection of loacl artifacts relevant to Acadian history
Approximate number of objects in the collections: 750+
Oral history tapes available, approximately 200 photos, photo cd's
Furniture or Furnishings •
Services & Activities
Local support, schools-upon request; demonstratons at planned events (clam shelling, outdoor oven, music provided by local artists)
Limited local material, upon request.
Archival Records •
Genealogical Research •
Other: Genealogical records for local family names
Offer customized packages to students; site demonstrations
Other: Support local school initiatives
Bilingual tour guides. Tearoom, La Cuisine de brigette operates June, July, August, September. La Grange opens for cultural and special events (musc, art).
Children's Activities or Services
: Nursing area or Change Table
Special Needs Facilities
: Wheelchair access
Number of Volunteers: 10
Activities: program support, site support
Paid up members receive free entry to museum.
Tearoom on site, operates June - Sept, daily, 9-430pm
Publications & Products
Provide newsletters and emails periodically to members, volunteers and community
Other: facebook- L'Acadie de Chezzetcook
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