Glace Bay, Nova Scotiawikipedia
Glace Bay, Nova Scotia is nestled in the eastern part of Cape Breton Regional Municipality. This former mining town was once the world’s largest underground coal mining operation. Today, its 19,000-plus residents enjoy life by the shoreline as well as the large forests and swamp surrounding the town.
Recreation, Arts and Culture in Glace Bay
Whether you’re living in one of Glace Bay’s apartment rentals or just visiting, the town has several sites to keep you entertained:
• Marconi National Historic Site of Canada – the first official wireless message was sent across the Atlantic from this historic site. Explorers and budding historians can take in the Wireless Hall of Fame before trekking to the site of the original transmission station.
• Miners Museum Cape Breton – journey back in time to Glace Bay’s mining history heyday. Visitors to this locale can view and interact with mining artifacts or take a trip underground and explore old mining spaces.
• Glace Bay Heritage Museum – if you’re looking to enjoy a slice of Glace Bay history, drop by to view the museum’s growing collection of artifacts and photographs.
• Water sports and/or strolling along the coastline.
Transportation in Glace Bay
If you’re living in one of Glace Bay’s apartment rentals and need a way to get around, Transit Cape Breton can help you arrive at your destination.