Carmichael-Stewart House Museum

Discover the heritage of Pictou County!

carmichael house

Explore the history of Pictou County in the historic home of James Matheson Carmichael, a prominent New Glasgow shipbuilder. Built in 1880, the home is filled with exquisite Victorian architecture from stained glass windows to a grand staircase. Trenton glassware, a Penny Farthing, Scottish regalia, and historical photographs are but a few of the many items on display. The museum also boasts a historic garden populated with plants present in Nova Scotia prior to 1900.

Located in the downtown core, you’ll find this charming museum at 86 Temperance Street. Visit for the rich history, stay for tea. The museum also proudly hosts Tuesday Teas every Tuesday from 1:00-3:00 PM. For more information, call (902) 752-5583 or visit Carmichael-Stewart House Museum.