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“A must see!!!!”

Hector Heritage Quay
Ranked #1 of 18 things to do in Pictou
Certificate of Excellence
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canada
Level Contributor
98 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
“A must see!!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2013

If you have Scottish roots this is a must see. A very well done museum with wonderful staff. Rain or shine it is worth a stop to see this display and go on the ship.

Visited October 2013
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English first
Northfield, IL
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19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Learning Nova Scotia history”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2013

We went based on good reviews and learned much about how the Scottish settled this part of Nova Scotia, arriving on the Hector, a small sailing vessel, A reproduction was adjacent to the museum. Be sure to listen to the dvd in the rigging area first. Volunteer workers making repairs took time to talk with us.

Visited October 2013
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Winnipeg, Canada
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87 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Informative and Well Done!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2013

For those with any Canadian/Scottish history interest - this is a must stop. You can spend several hours reading and touring about the Quay.

Visited August 2013
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Manistique, Michigan
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66 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Hector Quay”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2013

With having a Scottish ancestry, we had to stop here. Very interesting story about the Hector and the Scottish settlers. Got to go inside the actual reconstructed boat. The guide on the boat was very informative and interesting. Knew a lot about the boat and the people.

Visited August 2013
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West Kelowna, Canada
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20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Great story”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2013

The video was amazing describing the whole story of the town. And, how neat to walk on a real ship! The artifacts were great and we had a guide walk around with us to give us even more information. Very affordable tour!

Visited August 2013
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