Archive Hours & Holidays

Reading Room and Public Reference Desk Hours

Notice: The Beaton Institute will be closed to the public and researchers on Friday, May 3, 2019 for an event, and from Monday, May 13 to Friday, May 17, 2019 for maintenance. Reference service will not be available during this time. We will reopen on Tuesday, May 21, 2019. Our apologies for any inconvenience. 

Please note: There is ongoing construction in the CBU Art Gallery through the spring of 2019 and the noise levels are high. Our apologies for the inconvenience.

Monday: Closed to the public
Tuesday: 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Wednesday: 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Thursday: 10:00 am to 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm -4:00 pm (Closed for lunch)
Friday: 10:00 am to 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm -4:00 pm (Closed for lunch)

Staff Hours: Monday – Friday: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

The Beaton Institute is closed when the Cape Breton University is closed for holidays or campus closures. If you are planning a visit, please review the Important Dates calendar.

General Inquiries
CE-267 (Student, Culture, & Heritage Centre)

1250 Grand Lake Rd.
Sydney, Nova Scotia
B1P 6L2

Phone: (902) 563-1329
Fax: (902) 562-8899