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“Needs some funding!”

Marconi National Historic Site of Canada
Ranked #2 of 7 things to do in Glace Bay
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Reviewed October 22, 2013

This is the second year we have tried to visit this museum in October. Unfortunately, it was closed for the season on both occasions. There are several plaques along a short trail on the premises, but they are devoid of any signage or educational information. The grounds appear very neglected. This facility obviously needs significant funding. This is a historical site worthy of visiting and a potential lure for travelers when open

Thank Ron B
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Reviewed September 7, 2013

I've stopped by here three times now. This is not a large museum, but it is very well thought out and informative . I'd guess we spent about a half hour talking to the docents, reading and looking at the displays and viewing a short video. This is the actual site of the first transatlantic wireless telegraph transmission, and has very informative displays and knowledgeable docents. I can't imagine not taking a side trip to it when in the area.

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Reviewed August 18, 2013

Very small, to view the items and history may only take 20 mins tops, BUT, there is a great fellow
there - Jim, who has a vast knowledge of the area ,Marconi, and his experiments and successes and Morse Code. This is a great stop, a lessen in history we knew too little about!

Thank plama l
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Reviewed August 7, 2013 via mobile

Well worth visiting -- very interesting. Such an informative little museum, where it all actually took place. Good museum staff -- informative, helpful, & friendly.

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Reviewed April 2, 2013

What makes this NHS truly stand out is the incredibly informed docent; he told us he volunteers ten hours a day seven days a week; he was very enthused about Morse Code and willing to share his expertise.

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