Bell Island Mine Tour and Community Museum

At the Bell Island Community Museum & #2 Mine Tour you’ll be greeted by local tour guides who will share our history and tell you amazing stories about our forefathers. You’ll be inspired by the tales of these hard working Bell Islanders who risked their lives to supply the world markets with iron ore. Bell Island Community Museum & #2 Mine Tour

Take Bell Island Community Museum – No. 2 Mine Tour to discover stories of diligent miners from the early 1900s. Notice old shovels, bottles, and wheels of carts sitting against the rock walls as you walk through the labyrinth of damp, dark tunnels where boys as young as nine risked their lives digging iron ore by candle light. – Bell Island Community Museum – No. 2 Mine Tour, Bell Island

The reviews for the No. 2 Mine Museum on Bell Island in Newfoundland are uniformly glowing. How can a simple hole in the earth be so enthralling to everyone who visits? It’s the history of the mine and the fascinating stories of the people in this island community that make it so special. This former iron ore mine comes alive with fascinating stories of its history. – Bell Island Mine Museum