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 

Our Story

Founded in 1653 by Sieur Philippe Mius-d’Entremont, this community is the oldest Acadian region still inhabited by descendants of its founder. The village showcases the spirit of the Acadian people, celebrating a language and culture that has thrived for more than 350 years. 

Lower West Pubnico,
Nova Scotia

T: (902) 762-2530
Toll free: 1-888-381-8999

Level 2 EV chargers available.

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.

The Village showcases the richness of the Acadian culture and history, as well as their customs and traditions to the visitors, thus offering them a memorable visit to this historic site. 

Hours of Operation

May 21 - July 5: Mon. - Fri.
July 6 - Aug. 29: MON. - SAT.
Aug. 30 - Oct. 4: Mon. - Fri.


Adults ($10.00)
Seniors (65 & over)  ($8.00)
Students (student ID)  ($8.00)
Students (6 to 17 yrs.)  ($4.00)
Family  ($25.00)
Group Rate (p.p.)  ($6.00)
Children (5 yrs. & under) Free


11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Monday - Friday

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