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Celtic Music Interpretive Centre

5471 Highway 19, Judique, Nova Scotia B0E 1P0, Canada
+1 902-787-2708
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Coastal Musical Walking Tour

Joe started the tour by asking my 3 teenage daughters if they've ever been piped in?!?! Joe led us... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Marianna P
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Norwalk
Have Lunch with Your Celtic Music!

My family and I dropped by the Centre during lunchtime, when a talented fiddler and pianist played... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
PamAJ
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Nashua, New Hampshire
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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.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“gift shop” (12 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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5471 Highway 19, Judique, Nova Scotia B0E 1P0, Canada
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+1 902-787-2708
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"interpretive center"
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"cape breton"
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"step dancing"
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"seafood chowder"
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"potato salad"
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"lunch time"
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"toe tapping"
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"stopped for lunch"
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"local musicians"
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"haddock"
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"fiddle playing"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

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
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Reviewed 6 days ago

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
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed a visit to the little museum but the lunch time music presentation and the food were absolutely fabulous. Simply put, it just felt right.

Thank lynettemom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The luncheon Ceilidh was worth the trip from Iona. The lunch was pretty good too. The musicians got my 7 year old grandson up and step dancing. In the exhibit room there was a video that taught step dancing which both grandkids enjoyed. There were...More

Thank Rich M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A nice stop off along our way home. It was informative and somewhat interactive. We were there on a Saturday and oddly the majority of the add-ons (extra cost items) were not available (i.e. step lessons, music lessons, etc.). Toured the center and then grabbed...More

Thank Proudcdn-Sean
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Absolutely loved tis place and would highly recommend to anyone travelling to Cape Breton! The music was amazing!! I thought we would stay for maybe an hour or an hour and a half, but we ended up staying until it finished (almost three hours). We...More

Thank MissR780
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Reviewed July 10, 2018

Lovely restaurant and live music was a nice way to start my little sightseeing trip up the Ceilidh Trail. The food was a combination of pub food and of course local seafood. The live music was local fiddle music and even a waitress joined in...More

Thank Brenda S
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Reviewed June 26, 2018

Great interpretive center, including videos that teach you basic dance steps and a fiddle tune--on real fiddles. Live music in the restaurant starts and 11:30 am daily. Restaurant has excellent fish stew/chowder, among other items.

Thank GoLongNow
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Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

This is a small center that is if you believe their mission, That is to preserve the local and ancestral music. There is a resturant and a gift shop and a they are small also. I actually didn't think going into the paid display was...More

Thank Chuck B
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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
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