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Bell Island's Mine Museum and Underground Tour

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Bell Island

We very much enjoyed our visit there. It is a must see. Enjoyed the ferry ride and seeing the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Timberwolffs
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Cardston, Canada
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Drift on by

An informative visit, Brian regaled tales of both mine and miners alike. There is certainly content... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Curiosity819082
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We very much enjoyed our visit there. It is a must see. Enjoyed the ferry ride and seeing the village. Went three days before the tour closes for the winter.More

Thank Timberwolffs
TeddyMc, Executive Director at Bell Island's Mine Museum and Underground Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

The board and staff of the Bell Island Heritage Society Inc. thank you for taking the time to write a review about your visit to the Bell Island #2 Mine Tour and Museum. We are happy to know you enjoyed your time with our knowledgeable...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An informative visit, Brian regaled tales of both mine and miners alike. There is certainly content for those not just into the intricacies of mining. Highly recommended - good luck with the ferry timings!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a FANTASTIC visit and tour! A fascinating piece of our rich Newfoundland heritage. My wifes family is from the area - my Grandfather was also an underground miner in Buchans. I work in today's mining sector in Labrador. Few tours worldwide have hit...More

Thank JustinA6
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Bell Island today & took the Mining Tour - it was amazing. Our tour guide Brian brought to life what it was like back then - working 10 hours by candle light in very treacherous conditions. Stories he told - passed down from his...More

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TeddyMc, Executive Director at Bell Island's Mine Museum and Underground Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

The board and staff of the Bell Island Heritage Society Inc. wish to sincerely thank you for taking the time to write a review about your experience while visiting the Bell Island #2 Mine Tour and Museum. We are happy to know you enjoyed your...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The tour guide, Bonnie, was so, so good! She had a personal connection to the mine and was very passionate in her commentary. I would highly recommend this tour!More

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TeddyMc, Executive Director at Bell Island's Mine Museum and Underground Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

The board and staff of the Bell Island Heritage Society Inc. wish to sincerely thank you for taking the time to write a review about your experience while visiting the Bell Island #2 Mine Tour and Museum. We are happy to know you enjoyed your...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Toured the mine with our tour guide Brian and had an amazing time. Both of Brian’s grandfathers worked in the mine and it was awesome to hear about the mine from someone who is repeating his grandfathers stories. Keep it up Brian, your grandfathers would...More

Thank larryerwin
TeddyMc, Executive Director at Bell Island's Mine Museum and Underground Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

The board and staff of the Bell Island Heritage Society Inc. wish to sincerely thank you for taking the time to write a review about your experience while visiting the Bell Island #2 Mine Tour and Museum. We are happy to know you enjoyed your...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great tour. Thanks Brian for being such a great tour guide. The stories you told were haunting and human, and truly gave me an insight into the lives of the men who worked in the mine. It was a touching and humbling experience to learn...More

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TeddyMc, Executive Director at Bell Island's Mine Museum and Underground Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

The board and staff of the Bell Island Heritage Society Inc. wish to sincerely thank you for taking the time to write a review about your experience while visiting the Bell Island #2 Mine Tour and Museum. We are happy to know you enjoyed your...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did the Bell Island Mine Tour #2 on Sept 21, 2018. Geraldine was our tour guide. We can’t say enough about this underground tour of the Mine. Personal family stories from Geraldine and her life long experience on the Island made this a top...More

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TeddyMc, Executive Director at Bell Island's Mine Museum and Underground Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

The board and staff of the Bell Island Heritage Society Inc. wish to sincerely thank you for taking the time to write a review about your experience while visiting the Bell Island #2 Mine Tour and Museum. We are happy to know you enjoyed your...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The tour is wonderful and made even more enjoyable by the beautiful scenery of Bell Island. A trip to the Keeper’s Cafe at the very tip of the island adds a finishing touchMore

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TeddyMc, Executive Director at Bell Island's Mine Museum and Underground Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

The board and staff of the Bell Island Heritage Society Inc. wish to sincerely thank you for taking the time to write a review about your experience while visiting the Bell Island #2 Mine Tour and Museum. We are happy to know you enjoyed your...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a fascinating tour. The mine is unimaginably vast, and originally extended very deep and far under the ocean. The wonderful tour guide is full of interesting stories, many from her own family. You really get a glimpse into the past! One thing that...More

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TeddyMc, Executive Director at Bell Island's Mine Museum and Underground Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

The board and staff of the Bell Island Heritage Society Inc. wish to sincerely thank you for taking the time to write a review about your experience while visiting the Bell Island #2 Mine Tour and Museum. We are happy to know you enjoyed your...More

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SHEPPARD500
October 8, 2018|
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Response from amandamack11 | Reviewed this property |
We had a family of 5 so it was $32. The cars can go on the ferry but I can’t recall the price.
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dreamondreamer
June 24, 2018|
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Response from TeresitaM153 | Property representative |
The #2 Mine Tour & Museum is roughly 3.5 km from the ferry terminal. There are other sites that are a must while visiting our beautiful island. I would suggest, in order to have a full experience, a vehicle would certainly... More
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