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Argyle Township Court House & Gaol

From Hwy 103, Exit 33. The oldest standing courthouse in Canada (a National Historic Site), built in 1805 and restored in 1982. Includes cell-block, jail-keepers’ quarters, furnished courtroom, grand jury room and judges’ chambers. Guided tours. Argyle Township Courthouse Archives next door.


Areas Of Interest: Community Heritage • Genealogy

Core Experience: History

Features: Bus Tours • Gift Shop • Multilingual • Parking • Picnic Tables

Memberships: Bienvenue

Other Info

Admission Info: Admission $2, families $4; research $3–5.

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Argyle Township Court House & Gaol

8168 Hwy 3
Tusket, NS

Mon–Fri 8:30am–4:30pm; also weekends 9am–5pm in July & Aug.

Phone: 902-648-2493
Fax: 902-648-2537

Website: http://www.argylecourthouse.com/

Parking Spaces: 10
Contact: Judy Frotten