A day in Prince County
Tignish / Alberton / Northport
Tignish Museum | 902-882-2230
The Tignish Cultural Centre, which houses the local museum featuring artifacts and documentation of the local history and culture, was the 1999 Tignish Bicentennial Celebrations Legacy Project.
Alberton Museum / Alberton Arts & Heritage Centre | 902-853-4048
The Museum contains displays of artifacts of early residents, many local photos illustrating the history of Alberton and its inhabitants, and extensive genealogical information on area families. The Centre is a decommissioned Presbyterian Church which is now used to host cultural events.
Sea Rescue Interpretive Centre | 902-853-4520
After thriving for nearly a century as a sea rescue station, the building is now dedicated to exhibiting and interpreting the heroics and disasters of days gone by. The Centre is a tribute to local heroes, the sea, the past and the cultural history of the people of Northport.
Tryon / Bedeque / Malpeque
Tryon Museum | 902-658-2009
The Tryon Museum interprets the Indigenous, Acadian, and early European settlement of the area. The unique, vintage radio collection tells the story of commercial broadcasting on the Island. A nature trail links the historical sites of the area and interprets the Tryon River Watershed.
Bedeque Area Historical Museum | 902-887-3009
The Bedeque Area Historical Museum is housed in the historic Callbeck store built in 1899. Bedeque area Loyalist history and rural past is told by themes of the Callbeck Store, the Loyalist settlement, the Borden ferry service, farming, the one-room schoolhouse, military, church and home.
Keir Memorial Museum | 902-836-3054
Housed in the former Keir Memorial Presbyterian Church, the museum displays artifacts depicting the cultural life of Malpeque and surrounding districts. These include memorabilia and furnishings from local homesteads, farming, blacksmithing, oyster fishing implements, a working mud digger on site and an 1887 horse-drawn hearse.