Monday - Friday 9 am -5 pm

McCulloch House closes for the season on Friday, October 5th.

Museum tours are available by appointment only during the shoulder season of October - April. 



Historic walking tours of Pictou until September 15 only 

Guides are dressed in authentic 1815 costume. Tours are available Thursday - Sunday.

Thursday & Friday 2:00 pm & 6:00 pm

Saturday & Sunday 10:00 am, 2:00 pm & 6:00 pm

10 am  & 2 pm Tours start on the waterfront & finish at McCulloch House 

$10 per person & includes guided tour of McCulloch House Museum & Genealogy Centre

 6 pm tours start at the waterfront & cover downtown only.  $5 per person

You can register in person at the Seaside Market 66 Caladh Avenue or at the museum. You can also call 902 485 4563 to reserve a space.

The research facility now has access to Properties Online for a nominal $5 fee. Or our researchers can access the program to do your research for you. 

Daily research fees will increase to $10 per day beginning July 1st 2018. 




Museum giftshop is always open with unque gift ideas and specialty items! 

Scottish items - scarves, ties, notepaper, books ... (Local names won't last long!)

Pewter jewelry & giftware...

Mrs.MacGregor's shortbread cookies...

Storiart Scarves & Baby blankets, writing gloves have arrived. New titles! Jane Austen, Maya Angelou, F. Scott Fitzgerald ...

New Scotland Clothing line .... 

Heather Gems jewelry...

Salt Lamps & candles ...

Local authors & historical books...

Members receive a 15% discount. 



Please take a minute to browse our site and take the time to visit us in person.

We are located at 86 Haliburton Road (Genealogy Centre) and 100 Haliburton Road (Museum) in Pictou, Nova Scotia.

We can provide guided tours, or an informative self guided tour - whichever you prefer!

We also promote local history by offering exhibits about our community, our families, and the history of Pictou County at the Genealogy Centre.

Research requests and genealogy keeps us busy all year long! Our extensive research, archival, and library collection is a valuable resource for researchers, students, historians, and genealogists.                      


$5.00 Adult
$3.00 Student/Senior
$16.00 Family
5 & under is Free


$10 per person

Children under 10 years are free

Strollers & dogs permitted 


$10.00 Unassisted per day/per person  
COPIES $0.25 per page

Members Pay no Daily Fee for Unassisted Research

$25.00*  Research Requests per inquiry (We do the work for you!)

* Additional fees may apply based on the specific inquiry. 


(runs per the calendar year)

Includes unlimited visits to the archives and to the museum; reduced rates for copies; 15% of Giftshop & Invitations to special events.

Copies are 10 cents per page for members.


VISITS ARE FREE EVERY FRIDAY                                                                                                     

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