Updated Winter Hours: 

The research center is open

Monday to Friday 

9 am - 4 pm

McCulloch House Museum is now Closed for the season. 




McCulloch Genealogy Centre is open year round. Available for research, genealogy requests, archives, and various exhibits. A variety of events and lectures are hosted on a regular basis.

Check the News & Events Tab for upcoming events & the Darby Lectures Tab for recordings of previous lectures. 


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 gift shop is always open with unique 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.                      


$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.



The HAGGIS Archival Tool

HAGGIS - Hector Archiving Gateway and Genealogical Indexing System


We've developed our own customized tool to enhance the enquiry and archival process for genealogy researchers. 


Explore HAGGIS today - click here