Marconi National Historic Site

Marconi National Historic Site

Contact

Phone 902-842-2530

Website parkscanada.gc.ca

Region: Fleur-De-Lis, Marconi Trail, Metro CB
Community: Glace Bay

The site where Guglielmo Marconi initiated the age of global communications: in December 1902, a wire antenna suspended from four giant wooden towers beamed an official wireless message across the Atlantic. Exhibits include a model of the original Table Head station, and remains of the tower foundation. Discover the scientists who pioneered today’s technology. Try your hand at Morse Code.

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