Months of Operation
May 26 - October 20
Hours Of Operation
Jun 1–Oct 26 daily (incl holidays) 10am–6pm (Tues to 7pm); O/S Mon–Fri 9am–4pm, closed holidays.
17 Museum Street, Glace Bay, Fleur-de-lis/Marconi/Metro CB
Mary Pat Mombourquette
The Cape Breton Miners’ Museum in Glace Bay pays tribute to the contribution of the region’s coal miners and coal mining industry. The museum also features a fascinating exhibit on the geological development of Cape Breton’s coal field. The Miners’ Village, located next to the museum, allows you to step back in time and visit a company store and a home from the period 1850–1900.
Take an underground guided tour of the Ocean Deeps Colliery, a coal mine beneath the museum. If you are visiting during the summer months be sure to attend a “Men of the Deeps” concert (contact us for more details).
After touring our museum, stop by our gift shop where you will find local Cape Breton-made arts and crafts. Finally, end your visit with a delicious meal at our Miners’ Village Restaurant while enjoying our Cape Breton hospitality!
Facilities / Services
This property accepts Visa.
Admission: Admission charged; group & family rates.
Directions: Off Birkley St.