Welcome to L'Acadie

The Historic Acadian Village of Nova Scotia

Located on a beautiful 17 acre site that overlooks the Pubnico Harbour, the historic acadian Village of Nova Scotia invites you to step back in time to discover the heart, life, and culture of the Acadians in the early 1900s.

  • Immerse yourself into the thriving Acadian culture
  • Explore the breathtaking seaside views
  • Visit our gift shop to find souvenirs made by local artisans 
  • Taste delicious local cuisine in our café 


Reservations: The date to make reservations for the 2019 dinner theatre begins on March 11th, 2019.The doors will open at 6:30PM and the play will begin at 7:00PM. Dinner consists of a garden salad, with choice of rappie pie or seafood casserole, and dessert. Tickets are $30 each and members $28. Call 902-762-2530 for reservations and indicate the number of people in your group and choice of meal.  


  • Friday, April 5
  • Saturday, April 6
  • Thursday, April 11
  • Friday, April 12
  • Saturday, April 13

visitors centre

 Our Identity  

The Historic Acadian Village of Nova Scotia invites you to learn about the Acadians of Nova Scotia and how this unique and colourful culture survived the Deportation of 1755 to continue to thrive to this day.


Are you interested in sharing your thoughts on local heritage sites and do you reside (permanently or seasonally) in one of the following: Municipality of the District of Argyle, Municipality of the District of Barrington, Municipality of the District of Shelburne, Town of Clark’s Harbour, Town of Lockeport or Town of Shelburne? Please click here to proceed to the survey and contribute to a Saint Mary’s University graduate student research project.

Hours of Operation

2018 Season
June 4th to September 28th
9:00am to 5:00pm (daily) 

Admission rates

Adults $8.00
Seniors (65 & over) $6.00
Students (student ID) $6.00
Students (6 to 17 yrs.) $3.00
Family $20.00
Group Rate (per person) $5.00
Children (5 yrs.& under) Free


Monday to Friday
11:30am to 3:00pm

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Viewpoint: facing northeast looking towards Pubnico harbour.

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Come for an hour or stay for the day.  The choice is yours with a Nova Scotia Museum Annual Pass.