Discover a part of the islands economic history
A half day tour where you explore and learn about the history of coal mining in Cape Breton.
We will also visit the site where in the early 1900's Guglielmo Marconi conducted some of his work with Transatlantic radio signals.
Should your group of travelers be larger than 4 persons please inquire about a customized tour for your group.
Once you are picked up at your arrivals pier we will then drive to the Glace Bay area.
We will drive along the east coastline for a bit before visiting the Miners Museum.
If you wish you can purchase a ticket to actually visit part of the underground mine with one of the local miners and interpretive guides.
The museum visit can have a duration of 1. 5 hours.
We will then explore the coastline before visiting the Marconi historic site and museum at Table head.
The Marconi visit will be approximately 1 hour. The Marconi museum closes for the season on September 4, 2017
We will also have a lunch stop if requested then ride along the east coastline back to the arrivals pier.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Meeting point a the end of the arrivals pier.
Ask for the pre-booked tours area.
Guide will hold a card with your name on it.
End location: Return will be to the cruise arrivals pier
Duration: 5 hours
Ford Escape SUV
or Chevrolet Mini Van
Return transportation to and from the cruise arrivals pier.
Light refreshments during the drive.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
25 CAD - Entrance fees to museum stops