Walking Tours

Historic Walking Tour of Pictou

The McCulloch House & Genealogy Centre offers an Historic Walking Tour of Pictou. 

The historic walk includes a guided tour of downtown Pictou by summer student employees. You are lead through the historic streets of Pictou and given a glimpse of the trials and triumphs of some of the beautiful heritage buildings and sites. Glimpse into the past times and lives of the first Scottish emigrants to Pictou and of those who followed. As you explore the downtown, the interpretive guide will share with you the stories each location and the people of Pictou's past have to tell. 

We offer personal bookings as well as walk-in requests. Bookings are welcomed for groups up to 12 people.  Please plan ahead with comfortable shoes and water/sunscreen.  Each tour last approximately 45 minutes. 

$5.00 per person

$16.00 per family/group of 4/5

10 person group maximum including Guide

Infants/Children - Free

For more information contact the McCulloch House & Genealogy Centre. 

Phone (902)485-4563 or Email pcghs@novascotia.ca


The Historic Architecture of Pictou, A Walking Tour Guide

Sponsored by the Thomas Darby Foundation, Catherine Fancy and the McCulloch Heritage Centre & Archives collaborated to produce The Historic Architecture of Pictou, A Walking Tour Guide.  First printed in 2010, the 39 page booklet includes a map of 40 locations in the town of Pictou, 1-2 page summary and history of each building and location as well as present-day images and archival photos of the original buildings and sites.  This booklet is available in our gift shop.