Miners' Museum Tour
The history of coal mining in Cape Breton began over 250 years ago. The Cape Breton Miners' Museum in Glace Bay pays tribute to the contribution of the region's coal miner and coal mining industry in the advancement of civilization. The museum features an exhibit area on the geological development of Cape Breton's coal field.
On Thursday June 6th, ICEAP Student Service Department took staff and over 220 international students on a Tour of the Miners' Museum on Cape Breton Island. Students learned all about the various types of coal mining and mining techniques saw a vast display of equipment, and listened to the stories of miners, including the companies they worked for, their unions and their families.