An Drochaid (The Bridge)

Months of Operation

June 28 - August 28

Hours Of Operation

daily except Mon, and on request.


11513 Highway 19, Mabou, Ceilidh Trail


T: 902-945-2311

T: 902-945-2370



An Drochaid (The Bridge) Museum is located in Mabou (60 km / 37 mi from the Canso Causeway) on Cape Breton Island. Formerly a general store (c. 1874), the building now serves as a centre for research and local music, Gaelic language activities, cultural activities, local artefacts, and genealogical and historical records. 

Throughout the year, An Drochaid (The Bridge) hosts a series of ceilidh concerts, storytelling, a Gaelic conversation group and lessons, and music and dance lessons. Bus tours are welcome.

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Facilities / Services

Wheelchair accessible

Detailed Information

Admission: Admission free.
Directions: 60 km (37 mi) from Canso Causeway.