Arts & Cutlure

Take in a live musical performance, explore our rich Scottish history, research Scottish genealogy, discover the Lobster Hatchery, Lighthouse Interpretative Centre, Fisheries Museum, local artisians and more!

deCoste Performing Arts Centre

99 Water Street, Pictou

The deCoste Centre is a 420 seat performing arts centre in the Town of Pictou, Nova Scotia. The centre has been presenting a wide variety of shows annually for over 30 years. From professional touring musicians to community theatre/musical productions to meetings and workshops, the deCoste presents upwards of 60 shows/special events each year

Open Year Round

Hector Heritage Quay

33 Caladh Avenue, Pictou

The Hector Heritage Quay features three stories of displays of information about the passengers the ship and its voyage to the new world, a short documentary, rigging and carving shop, carpentry shop, as well as a full scale replica of the ship which was constructed on site.

Loch Broom Log Church

Loch Broom Loop, Westville

The log church at Loch Broom, Nova Scotia is a replica of the original built in 1787 by early Scottish immigrants to Pictou.

McCulloch Heritage Centre

86 Haliburton Road, Pictou

The McCulloch Heritage Centre was built in 1973 and hosts a broad range of temporary exhibits focusing on local history and culture during the summer months.

McCulloch House Museum

100 Haliburton Road, Pictou

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.

Museum of Industry

147 N Foord Street, Stellarton

One of Canada’s few comprehensive industrial museums, the Nova Scotia Museum of Industry tells the story of work and workers.

Northumberland Fisheries Museum

21 Caladh Ave, Pictou

The Northumberland Fisheries Museum in Pictou pays tribute to the fisheries industry of the Northumberland Shore region by preserving the rich sea heritage and culture of the Northumberland Strait.

Art 2 Sea Gallery
41 Water Street, Pictou
(902) 759-3771

Art Gallery with Local Artists

Summer Musical Showcase - Outdoor Music
87 Caladh Avenue, Pictou

Free outdoor live music every Sunday and Monday evening in July and August from 6:00-8:00 pm at the marina stage on Pictou's Waterfront. Join us and enjoy the array of talent both local and abroad, as this season sees performers from throughout Pictou County, Nova Scotia and even as far as Scotland. For a full list of performances visit

The Art House
78 Coleraine Street, Pictou

The Art House offers art of varying mediums,from a metal worker to painters,a photographer and even sea glass jewelry maker all from Pictou County.

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