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Celtic Music Interpretive Centre

Open Now: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Wonderful place to stop along the way.

We stopped by to take in some of the wonderful sounds. It has a great gift shop and you can get a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Monrovia, California
Music venue, restaurant, and museum

Great location easy access. Great place for lunch and to listen to Celtic music. They have a room... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Pauline. M
Lakeland, Florida
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The Mission Statement of the Celtic Music Interpretive Centre is to collect, preserve and promote the traditional Celtic music of Cape Breton Island through Education, Research and Performance.
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5471 Highway 19, Judique, Nova Scotia B0E 1P0, Canada
+1 902-787-2708
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped by to take in some of the wonderful sounds. It has a great gift shop and you can get a bite to eat as well. I highly recommend it.

Thank mwilliams91016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great location easy access. Great place for lunch and to listen to Celtic music. They have a room with artifacts and stories about the musicians and their music. Very friendly

Thank Pauline. M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The lunch was good quality and the music performance made the delay a pleasant experience. Service was good and the food was a good value for the price. We will return next year for dinner.

Thank DayTriper20165
Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed our lunch listening to the Celtic music. We had two players- one on fiddle and one on piano. I ordered the fried fish sandwich and hubby ordered the fish cakes and beans. Both were ok, but we were there mainly for the...More

Thank Leaislandgirl
Reviewed September 16, 2018

We were just looking for a place to have lunch. The tourist information office in Port Hastings suggested driving here where we could have lunch and enjoy some live music. It was amazing. Live Celtic music by local musicians while we ate lobster tacos that...More

Thank dennisrH8472DO
Reviewed September 1, 2018

The centre offers a good lunch with friendly wait staff. The music at lunch was wonderful and authentic. The musicians patiently and knowledgeably answered questions of the audience. A tour around Cape Brenton would not be complete without a visit here for lunch and music.

1  Thank travel4fun50
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

We didn’t see the exhibits, we just visited for the lunchtime ceilidh. The young performer was really talented and very engaging. Incredibly nice staff, but I think this is normal in Nova Scotia :)

Thank BostonBrrr
Reviewed August 14, 2018

Joe started the tour by asking my 3 teenage daughters if they've ever been piped in?!?! Joe led us to the trail playing the bagpipes. Joe and Olivier took on a lovely journey the encompassed Acadian history, the land and of course Celtic music. My...More

Thank Marianna P
Reviewed August 11, 2018

My family and I dropped by the Centre during lunchtime, when a talented fiddler and pianist played Celtic music in the dining room. We joined a few dozen other guests in enjoying our lunch while listening to some wonderful music. This is a great introduction...More

Thank PamAJ
Reviewed August 9, 2018

We stopped here for lunch and were delighted to find that there was live music being played! There were two young men, both very skilled, one playing the piano and the other the fiddle. The food was great as well. I had the special, delicious...More

2  Thank buddysgirlplus2
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jane m
July 4, 2015|
Response from CMICManagement | Property representative |
Hello. I am not sure what link you refer to. Our Trip Advisor page has our website link which is active and operating correctly. If you would like more information from us, you may call us during regular business... More
May 13, 2015|
Response from CMICManagement | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. There are variable admissions and fees depending on the event or activity. Many throughout the season are free, others are posted in our marketing materials. The Centre is also a not for... More