Top ChoiceMuseum in Baddeck

Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site

Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site

Telecommunications pioneer and inventor Alexander Graham Bell fell in love with Bras d'Or during a family holiday – apparently the hilly scenery reminded him of his Scottish homeland. In the late 1880s he built a...

Top ChoiceSeafood in Baddeck

Baddeck Lobster Suppers

In Baddeck's former legion hall, this local institution offers your choice of lobster, salmon, snow crab or strip loin with all-you-can-eat mussels, chowder and dessert for an all-in $50. It's no-frills dining:...

Cafe in Baddeck

Highwheeler Cafe

Everyone's choice for lunch, this Baddeck cafe ticks all the boxes: grilled sandwiches, delicious quesadillas, homemade soups, and delicious muffins and blueberry-raspberry scones, plus a pleasant deck. You can...

Live Music in Baddeck

Baddeck Gathering Ceilidhs

Proper community ceilidhs (parties with music and dancing) with plenty of fiddling, twirling and Celtic atmosphere are held in Baddeck's parish hall, opposite the tourist-information center. Tickets are only...

Deli in Baddeck

Herring Choker Deli

Swing by this roadside diner-deli, 12km southwest of Baddeck, for a pit stop. It serves up soups, sandwiches, wraps and salads, plus breads, pastries and cakes cooked on-site.

Microbrewery in Baddeck

Big Spruce Brewing

Pop into this farmyard brewery, about 14km southwest of Baddeck, to grab a growler of unfiltered, unpasteurized, 'unbelievably good', locally brewed beer.

Cultural Centre in Baddeck

Wagmatcook Culture & Heritage Centre

Just south of Baddeck, Wagmatcook First Nation ( is composed of two Mi'kmaq communities. You can learn a little more about them at this rather sparse cultural center.

Museum in Baddeck

Great Hall of the Clans Museum

At the Gaelic College of Celtic Arts & Crafts, about 20km north of Baddeck, this museum traces Celtic history from ancient times to the Highland clearances.