Coal mine simulator at Glace Bay museum transports visitors on emotional journey

A Cape Breton museum devoted to the region’s rich history of coal mining is working with modern-day technological innovation to consider readers back in time.

No, it is not a time machine. The Miners Museum in Glace Bay has introduced a mine simulator that transports visitors to the No. 24 colliery, albeit just about.

Readers sit in a mine cart surrounded by screens even though Angus, the virtual manual, leads the way and explains Cape Breton’s vast mining heritage as perfectly as how the do the job was completed.

“I think a great deal of community persons who’ve been in this article in advance of or have not been in this article in advance of may want to come and try this. Anybody who’s acquired mining in their relatives, and that is just about all of us, really needs to practical experience this simulator,” reported Mary Pat Mombourquette, government director

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