Beginning in 1773, hundreds of ships carrying thousands of Scottish immigrants began arriving at Pictou Harbour, Nova Scotia.
Dr. Thomas McCulloch, came ashore in 1805 and soon found himself leading a monumental change in the lives of 19thcentury Nova Scotians. Visit McCulloch’s 200-year-old brick home and explore exhibits that detail how one man’s passion launched him on a journey to create public education in this province.
June 1st - October 15th
9:30 am - 5:30 pm
1:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Adult - $5
Children(5 & under) - Free
Family - $16
*Includes admission to the Hector Exhibit Centre
Give the Gift of Heritage
One pass gets you and your family into all 27 provincial museums!
The Hector Exhibit Centre
was built in 1973 and hosts a broad range of temporary exhibits focusing on local history and culture during the summer months. It is also the location of the archival facility and research centre. With a growing interest in the heritage of Pictou County, this abundant archival resource includes hundreds of personal and corporate documents as well as family histories, newspapers on microfilm, vital statistics and much more.»