Nicolas Denys Museum

Preserving the history of Nicolas Denys, St. Peters and surrounding areas

The museum contains artifacts identified with the Mi'Kmaw and the early French and British. It houses a small reference library of the history of this area and all of Cape Breton Island. A developer of the fisheries along the Nova Scotia coast, Denys established a trading post and a fort. Here he exploited the timber resources, exporting the cuttings to France. He was probably the first lumber exporter long before Canada became a nation.

Months of operation June 20 - Sept. 13
Admission by donation.

Tags: Civilization Museum,Community Museum

Address & Contact

Street:
48 Denys St.
City:
Louisdale
State:
NS
Phone:
(902) 535-2379
Website:
http://www.visitstpeters.com/Main/atractions.htm
Category:
Civilization Museum

Map & Directions

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