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.

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Location

Address: 
77/79 Hill Rd
West Chezzetcook, Nova Scotia
B0J 1N0

Telephone: 827-5992

Mailing Address: 
Acadian House Museum
Site 12, Box 18, RR2, West Chezzetcook, Nova Scotia
B0J 1N0

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Hours of Operation

Operations: Seasonal

Open July 1 thru August 31; Interpretation in both French and English; Program includes Children's Day Activities, Fun with French for young children, Aug; Heritage Activities, Feb; Acadian Celebrations, mid August; Ghost Stories, late October;

Open: Open 10- 4:30 Tuesday-Sunday, July and August

Closed: Monday
Mondays

Administration fees

Admission: Charged
$2.00 per person, $5.00 family

About Collections

Collection of loacl artifacts relevant to Acadian history

Approximate number of objects in the collections: 750+

Archives

Oral history tapes available, approximately 200 photos, photo cd's

Photographs • Sound Recordings

Decorative Arts

Furniture or Furnishings • Glass

Services & Activities

Local support, schools-upon request; demonstratons at planned events (clam shelling, outdoor oven, music provided by local artists)

Research Services

Limited local material, upon request.

Archival Records • Genealogical Research • Library • Video Library
Other: Genealogical records for local family names

Educational Programs

Offer customized packages to students; site demonstrations

Demonstrations
Other: Support local school initiatives

Visitor Services

Bilingual tour guides. Tearoom, La Cuisine de brigette operates June, July, August, September. La Grange opens for cultural and special events (musc, art).

Guided Tours : English : French • Children's Activities or Services : Nursing area or Change Table • Gift shop • Washrooms • Parking Facilities : Free : Bus • Special Needs Facilities : Parking : Washrooms : Wheelchair access

Volunteer Services

Number of Volunteers: 10

Activities: program support, site support

Member Privileges

Paid up members receive free entry to museum.

Food Services

Tearoom on site, operates June - Sept, daily, 9-430pm

Picnic Area

Publications & Products

Provide newsletters and emails periodically to members, volunteers and community

Newsletters • Periodicals
Other: facebook- L'Acadie de Chezzetcook