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LeNoir Landing

Located In Arichat
Where To Find Us
708 Veteran's Memorial Dr
Arichat, NS
Areas Served Richmond County
Social Media Facebook
Phone 902-226-9364
Contact Susan Marchand-Terrio; Phone: 902-226-2880
Alternate Contact Joan Clannon; Phone: 902-226-1918; Email:
Description & Services
Come visit one of the oldest stone building on Cape Breton Island. "The Forge" built in 1793 by Thomas LeNoir' was an important enterprise on Isle Madame. Step back into a time when shipbuilding flourished and local Captains sailed all over the globe. Experience a working forge, and a collection of tools and artifacts that tells some of stories of Isle Madame. 
The LeNoir Forge Museum is Part of the the LeNoir Landing site which also houses a genealogy centre; community archives; a boat barn containing displays and information of our seafaring past; a gift shop and other shanties used for exhibits. Chat with our bilingual interpreters and take part in on-site programs and activities.
  • June 01- June 30  
    • Mon-Fri: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • July 01- Aug 31  
    • Mon: Closed
    • Tues-Sat: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Sun: 1:00 PM-5:00 PM
  • Sept 01 - Oct 14 
    • Mon-Fri: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Dates Dates Above for Regular Season; the remainder of the year; Open by appointment
Accessibility Partially Wheelchair Accessible - With the exception of 1 of the 5 buildings; All are wheelchair accessible
Special Information
Tags Cape Breton Connect ; Recreation Categories