The Eastern Shore and Northern Nova Scotia Sights


Hector Heritage Quay

Museum and Hector

Hector Heritage Quay Review

A 34-meter (110-foot) fully rigged replica of the Hector is moored here, and you can sometimes see maintenance work in progress. The handsome post-and-beam interpretive center recounts the story of the first hardy pioneers (33 families plus 25 unmarried men) who arrived aboard the original vessel in 1773, and the flood of Scots who followed them. The site also has working blacksmith, rigger, and carpentry shops.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 33 Caladh Ave., Pictou, NS, B0K 1H0 | Map It
  • Phone: 902/485–4371
  • Cost: C$7
  • Hours: Mid-May–June and Sept.–mid-Oct., daily 11–5; July and Aug. daily 9–7
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  • Location: Pictou
Updated: 11-15-2013

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