Hours & Admission


July 29 – August 27, 2021
Tuesday and Thursday: 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Note: Visiting our museums requires a total interaction between our tour guides and visitors. In order to keep our student tour guides and all visitors safe during the COVID 19 PANDEMIC, the Sydney Mines Heritage Society has decided to limit the museums hours, and to require both face masks upon entry and the collection of contract tracing information. We will always be here after the pandemic. Please stay safe and be well.

Includes a guided tour through the Cape Breton Fossil Centre, the Sydney Mines Heritage Museum and the Sydney Mines Sports Museum.

Admission will be free until August 27, 2021.

Children under 12: $5.00 +tax
Seniors: $7.00 +tax
Adults: $8.00 +tax
Family (4 to 6 persons): $23.00 +tax (maximum 2 adults)
Please Note: We do not accept credit cards or debit. We operate on cash only. Sorry for the inconvenience.

Field Trips

Unfortunately, field trips are not available at this time.

Fossil Field Trips with the museum curator Dr. Stuart Critchley of the fossil rich coastline of the Sydney Coalfield were held on Thursdays & Saturdays from July 2 to August 22, 2020, when weather and tidal conditions permitted, so contacting the Museum at 902-544-0992 to make a fossil tour reservation ahead of time was well advised:

Children under 12: $8.00 +tax
Seniors: $14.00 +tax
Adults: $15.00 +tax
Family (4 to 6 persons, maximum 2 adults): $40.00 +tax (includes admission to all museums)
Please note: We do not accept credit card or debit. We operate on cash only.