Bell Island Community Museum & Number 2 Mine Tour
Visit Bell Island, a 20-minute ferry ride from Portugal Cove. See icebergs or even a whale. You'll be greeted at our museum by local guides, who will share our history and tell you amazing stories of 12-year old boys working 10-hour days by candle light, and miners risking their lives to supply the world markets with precious iron-ore. After your tour, sit and enjoy our own coffee while you share your experience with other visitors. Visit our gift store and bring home a souvenir of your visit.
Location data provided by the operator. Please confirm location before departure.
Our knowledgeable Tour Guides provide guided walking tours of Number 2 Mines, the Museum which protects and preserves Bell Island's tangible & intangible culture & heritage, also houses a photo gallery by famous photographer Yousuf Karsh along with WWII Artifacts, as well as Artifacts from the sunken ore ships off Bell Island, we have a Company Store Gift Shop and Mug Up Coffee Shop which serves our own Miners' Blend coffee along with a variety of sandwiches and other gastronomical delights.
+1 (709) 488 2880
+1 (709) 488 3137 (off season)
Driving distances and calculations derived using Google Maps. Actual driving times may vary. GPS coordinates have been provided by tourism operators. Please confirm location with operator before departure.