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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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Daily concerts by some of the top musicians.

The lunch time concerts are great. Just drop in and enjoy outstanding music, Cape Breton style... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
john g
asheville, nc
Really Enjoyed the Master's Concert and a meal in the Restaurant

We went to the Buddy Master's Concert one night while on Cape Breton. It was absolutely wonderful... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Crowley, TX
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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.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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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

The lunch time concerts are great. Just drop in and enjoy outstanding music, Cape Breton style. Good food and great music.

Thank john g
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to the Buddy Master's Concert one night while on Cape Breton. It was absolutely wonderful and something I highly recommend. The next day we came back to eat at the Restaurant and enjoyed a lunch-time ceilidh. The food was okay, and the music...More

Thank TXLuv2Travel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped because several tour books listed this. Yes, it is a tourist trap but really fun. I enjoyed the interactive activities of dancing and fiddle playing. I assume at the height of the season when entertainment is live, this place hops. We were there...More

Thank Wendy S
Reviewed 9 October 2017

3 happy hours spent listening to a fiddle keyboard combo...a mix of reels old and new in great company. Only downside was the speed of food service but if your not in a hurry that's not so important

Thank Mousemum
Reviewed 3 October 2017

In this museum, we learned how to dance the Celtic way. It also taught us how to play the fiddle. That is something we cannot learn in a few minutes, but at least we learned a bit how to do so. There were lots of...More

Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 20 September 2017

I picked up a brochure at the main tourist center and was glad I did. It was enroute to my final destination and since I love celtic music it was enticing. The music was toe tapping and hand clapping fiddle and piano. What a treat!...More

Thank Jenn439
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Come for the music but probably not for the food, despite a recommendation from the visitors' center in nearby Port Hawkesbury. The fried haddock, served on a forgettable hamburger bun, was fairly tasteless and overwhelmed by the heavy panko coating, though the same treatment in...More

Thank NMDave
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

The food is not the tastiest and is overpriced in an area where food is already expensive. Have a coffee and enjoy the music. Browse the small gift shop. Save your meal for another stop up the road.

Thank dkorwood
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Not much to say that hasn't been said already The centre offers Cape Breton music sessions in the afternoon and evening during the tourist season performed by local musicians. The level of competency is uniformly good and a number are excellent. Meals are standard fare...More

Thank fishingdavep
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Features information about Celtic Music, history and settlement in Canada. Small admission fee. Interactive exhibits teach you the beginning steps to learning to fiddle, using a real violin! Another exhibit teaches some basic Celtic dance steps.

Thank Ernie B
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4 July 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
14 May 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