Marconi National Historic Site

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Months of Operation

July 1 - September 2

Hours Of Operation

10am–6pm.

Location

15 Timmerman Street, Table Head, Glace Bay, Fleur-de-lis/Marconi/Metro CB

Contact

T: 902-842-2530

E: information@pc.gc.ca

Description

The site where Guglielmo Marconi initiated the age of global communications: in December 1902, a wire antenna suspended from four giant wooden towers beamed an official wireless message across the Atlantic. Exhibits include a model of the original Table Head station, and remains of the tower foundation. Discover the scientists who pioneered today’s technology. Try your hand at Morse Code.

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Facilities / Services

Bus tours
Parking
Wheelchair accessible
Bilingual/Multilingual staff available

Detailed Information

Admission: Admission free; donations accepted.