Local Area Attractions
Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site
Cape Breton Island, is where Alexander Graham Bell, mostly famed as the inventor of the telephone chose to build his Canadian residence. This complex, with its three exhibit halls, contains the largest collection of Bell's artifacts and inventions, including replicas of the first telephones and a full scale model of the HD-4 hydrofoil craft. Visit the Alexander Graham Bell National Historic site online for more information.
The Bell Institute
The Bell Institute is dedicated to the memory of Dr. Alexander Graham Bell and his work. Continued study of Dr. Bell's work and development of new applied research projects are motivated by a desire to continue his high standard of principle, his practical spirit and his social conscience.
Welcome to the Highland Village, a living historic museum and cultural center that celebrates the Gaelic experience in Nova Scotia. On a 43 acre hillside overlooking Bras d' Or Lakes, Nova Scotia's rich Scottish Gaelic culture comes alive with costumed staff, farm animals, period buildings and artifacts.
The Little River Fisheries & Heritage Museum
The Little River Fisheries & Heritage Museum is located in Englishtown and features articles and pictures that depict the fishing industry and the early life in the small communities along the North Shore. There is also a shell display that children find interesting because they can touch and examine them. For more information, call (902) 929-2745.