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“Amazing hooked rugs!”
Review of Les Trois Pignons

Les Trois Pignons
Ranked #1 of 18 things to do in Cheticamp
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Bathroom facilities
New York
Level 6 Contributor
98 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Amazing hooked rugs!”
Reviewed 25 October 2013

Hookers (of a different kind) have made rugs that are amazing. They are art pieces and nothing like I've ever seen before. If you are in the area or are interested in this kind of art, this place is a must see. Excellent tour guide.

Visited October 2013
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English first
Halifax, Canada
Level 4 Contributor
34 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Outstanding exhibit”
Reviewed 8 October 2013

The LaForte hooked rugs are exceptional. One of the crucifixion took eleven months to complete and contained more than 150 colors.

Visited October 2013
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Vienna, Virginia
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Awesome, must see for local rug hooking craft.”
Reviewed 2 October 2013

I had no idea what to expect going here. It ended up being an amazing visit. I had no idea what a significant craft/art rug hooking was to the Cheticamp area. I never thought I would view a rug as a piece of art but the ones here are beautiful. There are several rugs that are just beautiful. Very interesting place to visit.

Visited August 2013
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Toronto, Canada
Level 5 Contributor
42 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“A Must See For Acadian History and Lifestyle”
Reviewed 22 September 2013

If you're looking to learn a lot about Acadian lifestyle, this is definitely a one-stop lesson in history. You will be treated to the unique art of hooked rugs through the Elizabeth LeFort Gallery, lifestyles/history of people in the community and there's a lot of information here about attractions and the Cabot Trail. There's a small contribution to be paid to see the Gallery, but it is worth the money. This town has a lot to offer it's visitors and this attraction is well worth the visit.

Visited July 2013
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Santa Barbara, California
Level 6 Contributor
144 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
“A Great Surprise”
Reviewed 21 September 2013

We learned so much about early life in Nova Scotia. A beautiful hooked rug displaying portraits of every President through Kennedy I believe. It took 11 months to create. It is huge. Individual portraits made and given to Important people. Lots of actual tools used in daily life over centuries. Cheticamp at one time was the center of trade in the area and it is all explained in an array of displays. Well worth a visit.

Visited September 2013
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