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This was a cute town that holds some interesting history. It's amazing to learn about the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
alisonthegreat
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Cambridge, Canada
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The creation of this transatlantic cable station is comparable to the moon landing. To think that... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2018
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glen cove
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a cute town that holds some interesting history. It's amazing to learn about the transatlantic cable that was the start of telegraph communication between North America and Europe. The video was very informative and worth watching. After, it's cool to see the old...More

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Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

The creation of this transatlantic cable station is comparable to the moon landing. To think that in the 19th century man invented and successfully built the technology to communicate across the ocean when most people still lived on farms without electricity! The history and machinery,...More

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Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

This was a great look back at how communication across the world began and grew. Interesting to learn how the cable station was such a boon for the area. Would have liked to learn more about how the devices worked and were used, but there...More

1  Thank Craig R
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Wonderful written history, educational video. Worth a trip, but laid back staff a little too laid back: could offer more. Glad we went, though.

1  Thank Osterjohn
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

This is a must see for history buffs. The employees there were very informative. We watched a short clip about the area at the time; very informative. A must see.

1  Thank Billie L
Reviewed 17 November 2017

I visited the Cable Station as my father was born in Heart's Content and I wished to take in some of the history. I was there before 2016 but the experience was excellent.

Thank bevk521
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Even thought it's closed during the off season. Definintely worth a look, plenty of information on boards around it explaining the landing of the cable.

Thank Peter K
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Although the museum is closed it is still worth a stop as a marker across the street explains the history of the transatlantic cable and you can see the cable coming out of the ocean.

Thank Lesterbeach
Reviewed 18 October 2017

The end of the Civil War in America what the beginning of new communications from North America to points east via trans-Atlantic cables. This building, well preserved, is one site where telegraph messages were "processed." Plan about an hour to visit unless you are into...More

Thank gold-vintner
Reviewed 10 September 2017

The social history of this town is very interesting. There were those who worked for the cable company and were paid well and those who worked in the fishing industry and earned less money.

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