Knaut-Rhuland House

125 Pelham Street
Lunenburg, NS - B0J 2C0

Type: History Museums
(902) 634-3498
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The Knaut-Rhuland House is a historic landmark located in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada. Built in the late 18th century, this well-preserved Georgian-style house is one of the oldest buildings in Lunenburg and serves as a testament to the town's rich maritime history.

Originally constructed for the Knaut family, who were prominent merchants in the area, the house later came into the possession of the Rhuland family, who were also influential in Lunenburg's development. Today, the Knaut-Rhuland House is operated as a museum by the Lunenburg Heritage Society.

Visitors to the Knaut-Rhuland House can explore its beautifully restored interior, which features period furnishings, artifacts, and exhibits that offer insights into the daily life of Lunenburg's early settlers. Guided tours are typically available, providing visitors with fascinating stories and historical context about the house and its former occupants.

In addition to its historical significance, the Knaut-Rhuland House is also known for its architectural beauty, with features such as a symmetrical facade, decorative trim, and traditional wooden clapboard siding. The house is a designated National Historic Site of Canada and contributes to the charming streetscape of Lunenburg's Old Town, which is itself a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Overall, the Knaut-Rhuland House offers visitors a glimpse into Lunenburg's past and serves as a valuable cultural and historical resource for the community. Whether you're interested in architecture, local history, or simply exploring charming historic homes, a visit to the Knaut-Rhuland House is sure to be a rewarding experience.

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Opening Hours June 7 - August 31:
Monday to Saturday: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Everyday: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Fees Admission free
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