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“If you are interested in hooked rugs”
Review of Les Trois Pignons

Les Trois Pignons
Ranked #1 of 19 things to do in Cheticamp
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Bathroom facilities
Reviewed August 20, 2013

Stopped here with a tour group. I am not that interested in the art of rug hooking, but I did learn a lot and could appreciate the huge talent of the artists. To see rugs that depict people and places with the same detail as a photo is amazing. The guide does a great job demonstrating the process, guess we are spoiled with machine made rugs, will now know what to look for when I see a hooked rug.

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Reviewed August 18, 2013

This was a stop on our Caravan tour, and it was well worth our time. There is a large display of items used in the past (many of which I recognized!) and it presented a history of the area. The young lady in costume gave an interesting demonstration of the technique of hooking, and she directed us through the rooms and hallways that were hung with gorgeous examples of finished work, especially that of one lady who devoted 6 - 8 hours per days to very large pieces. Her work even hangs in Buckingham Palace and the Vatican. Hooked rugs were originally meant to be used on the floor, and they are very durable, but these large rugs are works of art and meant to be admired for the shading, expertise and originality of design.

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Reviewed August 17, 2013

great museum and very informative - didn't know what hooked rugs were but the ones in there are awesome.

Thank purplemarty
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Reviewed August 9, 2013

Very interesting historical perspective, beautiful displays, exceptionally friendly and knowledgeable staff. Well worth a visit.

Thank Mark W
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Reviewed August 5, 2013

What a great museum! Learned so much about the local art of rug hooking. Beautiful rugs on display and live demonstrations. Lots of local Cheticamp history, photos, and artifacts...made history come alive. Very reasonably priced, and right on the main road.

Thank Chris P
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