Marconi National Historic Site of Canada, Glace Bay

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  • 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 »
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  • This place is closed, but the cliff is nice and there was a cute Kitty my wife got to play with.
  • This site is gorgeous in the Spring. I visited with my fiance in the late afternoon, and it was chilly, peaceful, and entirely devoid of other visitors. The cliffs and the sound of the ocean are beautiful. Aside from the natural beauty of the site, the remains of Marconi's towers are fascinating. There are several signs with historic information, even if there are no guides to help. On a different note, this site is so difficult to find! We had to use our GPS and just trust that we were indeed going the right way. You will pass by a lot of houses in a residential area before you arrive.
  • It's small but extremely significant to telecommunications history. Guides were wonderful and approached visitors to offer short tours and offer their expertise. Beautiful view. We did the Miners Museum 8km away in the morning, had lunch, then did Marconi. Hit the Fossil Centre after lunch, all at a nice easy pace.
  • Came in and everything was borded up. Closed? No info indicating operating hours etc
  • Very educational stop. Nice views. Learned lots on Marconi's scientific contributions.

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