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Celtic Music Interpretive Centre

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Address: 5471 Highway 19, Judique, Nova Scotia B0E 1P0, Canada
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+1 902-787-2708
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11:00 - 18:30
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Sun 11:00 - 18:30
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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The Mission Statement of the Celtic Music Interpretive Centre is to...

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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This was our 10th trip to Nova Scotia but we had never visited the Celtic Music Interpretive Center. We were not disappointed that we decided to stop for lunch. This was part of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Bloomington, IN
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was our 10th trip to Nova Scotia but we had never visited the Celtic Music Interpretive Center. We were not disappointed that we decided to stop for lunch. This was part of our day trip from Cheticamp and it was very worthwhile. The music was enjoyable and we thoroughly loved the food. We had the haddock burger that arrived... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Generally maybe a bit reserved, coming for a Ceilidh here should be considered a must for anyone visiting the island. It provided one of the most vivid memories of a recent trip to Cape Breton. As the outsiders watching the show, it wasn't long until the locals had gotten some of us to dance, and to the songs of the... More 

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Reviewed 8 November 2016

We stopped here for lunch and were told a 1-1/2 hr wait. I told my husband to "hold on," and within 20 min we were seated. Listening to Celtic music as we had lunch was really nice entertainment, as well as a Celtic dance. Packed place, sit with other people.

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Thank Lainey W
Callgary
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

This I a popular place for lunch and Celtic Music; open at 11:30 and onwards for about 4 hours, the restaurant area was almost full. We were entertained by an acoustic keyboard and fiddle; quite interesting in their technique but certainly not toe tapping or hand clapping; a new type of music without too many rests or change of pace.... More 

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Seattle
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Reviewed 25 October 2016

Our feet were pulsating to the music while we had an excellent lunch. We visited the center twice on our trip to Cape Breton Island. The musicians are good and engaging.

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Kingston, TN
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

We stopped at the Celtic Interpretive Center to visit their museum, have lunch, and enjoy the live music. At $8 per person for this small museum it did seem high priced compared to other museums of this size. However we enjoyed reading about the exhibits. And we especially liked pushing the buttons on the wall to hear the different types... More 

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Reviewed 18 October 2016

Have stopped here a couple of years in a row during Celtic Colours, the annual Cape Breton festival of Celtic music, dance, and culture. The food at the "Ceilidh Pub" section has always been great, with imaginative combinations of ingredients, and the music even better. While I've been there, the stage has typically rotated through a couple of different musicians,... More 

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Edmonton
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Reviewed 13 October 2016

When we stopped here we weren't at the right time for the lunch and LIVE music but we still enjoyed the stop. A cute little gift shop, bought some music CD's. Friendly staff.

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Saint John, Canada
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Reviewed 12 October 2016

Friends had been here the week before and recommended we stop. Great idea..Arranged our travel time to arrive at opening time 11:30 and to enjoy Celtic music with lunch, Very reasonable and enjoyable/ Recommmend to any one. We had fish cakes which were homemade. Lovely staff.

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Reviewed 30 September 2016

We stopped for lunch during our drive on the Ceilidh Trail and discovered the excellent food and music. The staff were very friendly and helpful

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