Argyle Township Court House & Gaol

8168 Hwy. 3
Tusket, NS B0W 3M0- Map It
(902) 648-2493

AAA Editor Notes

Argyle Township Court House & Gaol is 15 km (9 mi.) s. on Hwy. 3 (Lighthouse Rte.) in Tusket. Built 1803-05, the courthouse remained in use until 1945. Guided tours of the old jail, courtroom, judge's chamber and jail keeper's quarters are available. Genealogical archives contain Argyle and Yarmouth County records and provincial census data from 1770-1891. Time: Allow 30 minutes minimum.
$2; free (ages 0-9); $4 (family). Research fee $5; $3 (half-day).
Hours: Daily 9-5, July-Aug.; Mon.-Fri. 8:30-4:30, May-June and Sept.-Oct.