Marconi National Historic Site of Canada, Glace Bay

3.0
#79 of 127 in Theme Parks in Canada
Marconi National Historic Site of Canada is located in Glace Bay. For travelers who use our international travel planner, Glace Bay holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Marconi National Historic Site of Canada and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
Create an itinerary including Marconi National Historic Site of Canada
map
Places to stay near Marconi National Historic Site of Canada
Marconi National Historic Site of Canada Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 3.0
54 reviews
Google
3.8
TripAdvisor
  • Check the operating dates. They seem to be few. Hence we arrived when it was closed. The view of the sea is good.  more »
  • We enjoyed the trail that the Marconi National Site of Canada had established for people like us. We saw some rare birds flying above our heads. We had some great views from there. The telegraph was s...  more »
  • Interesting to see where history was made. The building was closed as it was after the season, but the surroundings were quite beautiful and really worth the short detour.  more »
Google
  • Loved our stop here. The ocean view is spectacular! The old antenna base is still there. Inside there is historic timeline of the trans Atlantic communication. Worth the stop if you like historical points.
  • The wind was blowing a storm off the Atlantic, it was after the season so the building was closed and it was great! Got a real feeling what Marconi and company must have experienced.
  • When you see the exhibit you will u understand how amazing Marconi was.
  • Very interesting to see the first transfer Atlantic wireless signal. The old footing from the tower and the museum. Make visit you won't be let down.
  • Other than the visitor centre there's not much to see here. Great views but with the original Marconi buildings being torn down there really is only a very good but short video. At least the site in Cornwall is still around

Plan your trip to Glace Bay

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans to Marconi National Historic Site of Canada by other users

27 days in Canada BY A USER FROM CANADA July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Louisbourg BY A USER FROM CANADA May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 21 days in Sydney & Pleasant Bay BY A USER FROM CANADA July, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: July, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 21 days in Sydney BY A USER FROM CANADA July, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: July, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 15 days in Nova Scotia BY A USER FROM CANADA June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 9 days in Canada BY A USER FROM CANADA May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 36 days in Nova Scotia BY A USER FROM CANADA May, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: May, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in Nova Scotia BY A USER FROM CANADA August, teens, kids, relaxing, beaches, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, teens, kids, relaxing, beaches, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 34 days in Winnipeg Beach & Glace Bay BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 2 days in Glace Bay BY A USER FROM CANADA April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 18 days in Nova Scotia BY A USER FROM BELGIUM September, hidden gems PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 6 days in Louisbourg BY A USER FROM CANADA June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans