Barrington Woolen Mill
The Barrington Woolen Mill takes you back over a century, to 1882 when the factory first started processing wool using water as power.
Its opening was a huge timesaver for local women, who no longer needed to do the work by hand. Today you can tour the mill as costumed guides share stores about the lives of the people who worked there well into the 1900s.
The mill is also home to the first Nova Scotia tartan, created in 1953. Outside, there’s a small picnic area.
Directions: The museum is just a 10 minute drive from Highway 103.
Admission fees:Adults $3, children 6-17 years $2, family $9.
Opening hours:Monday to Saturday, 9:30am-5:30pm. Sunday, 1pm to 5:30pm. (June 1 to September 30)
Website: Barrington Woolen Mill