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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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This place is well worth a visit, if only for the truly great food. We stopped for lunch, and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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 good24%
  • 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

This place is well worth a visit, if only for the truly great food. We stopped for lunch, and enjoyed the best food we had during our entire visit to Nova Scotia. Actually, the fish tacos were the best I've ever had anywhere. While we...More

Thank crordway
Reviewed 1 week ago

We signed up for a Coastal Trails Walking Tour and Lunch. The tour started off with some bagpipe music from our tour guide Joe MacMaster. As we walked the beautiful wooded trail, Joe gave us some history of the local area. We arrived to a...More

1  Thank Ann M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great first stop on Cape Breton Island! Really interesting museum/restaurant/live music combo. Fiddler and keyboardist with Celtic dancer entertain over Haddock and lobster tacos (the haddock was better and cheaper!). Lunch also provided my first taste of Big Spruce's "Cereal Killer" stout...first of...More

Thank Jamie S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This centre seems to get mixed reviews so I'll add our experience, which was very positive. What we liked: • Fiddle demonstration and Gaelic lesson – we paid extra for these but they were great. A young man who was very talented did the demo...More

Thank Traveler918
Reviewed 1 week ago

This Interpretive Center had great Celtic music in a pub-like atmosphere with casual food and drink. At the time we visited, the 2 pm show included a keyboard player and fiddle and both were superb. Many of the attendees got up to dance which was...More

Thank STraveler2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

During lunch time live music is played. It was quite lively. We wanted to learn more about the culture so we paid $8. One of the computer exhibits did not work. The 5 minute video demonstration shows 3 dance steps. One could pick up a...More

Thank picclineshirley12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Celtic Music Center is a non-profit, community-wide effort to preserve the culture and music of the Scottish portions of Cape Breton Island. We took the musical walk, which included a box lunch, which we did not have time to eat during the walk, so...More

Thank Fred A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped for lunch and a wonderful performance of Celtic music. The performers were talented and provided us with a couple of hours of traditional music. There is a nice variety of delicious food on the menu. I would definitely recommend the blueberry bread pudding...More

Thank 31robin54
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived at the Centre just before the fiddle player and the keyboard player set the small stage for their performance during the lunch hours. We had a table in front with a great view of the musicians. Excellent music and they kept us entertained...More

1  Thank Jeannie C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

To get a good idea of the calibre and kindness that waits in this area of the Cape, stop off at this Celtic music gem and resto for coffee, lunch or a beer. Something lively and talented will be on tap.

Thank luluenviaje
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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