Myrick Wireless Interpretation Centre - Historic Places Days

Myrick Wireless Interpretation Centre

Newfoundland and Labrador
Cultural Heritage Centre
Cape Race Lighthouse, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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Daily 9 AM - 5 PM
+1 709 980 33 20


The Myrick Wireless Interpretation Centre immerses visitors in the earliest days of wireless communication and telegraphy in Newfoundland, when Cape Race was one of the busiest Marconi stations in North America. It is named for the Myrick family who lived and worked at Cape Race from 1874 until 2007, serving as light keepers, fog alarm operators, telegraphers and wireless operators. Knowledgeable guides help bring history to life as they share the remarkable moments that once happened there in electric detail.

One of the most memorable moments in marine history, the sinking of the RMS Titanic has a direct link to the history of Newfoundland & Labrador. The Marconi station at Cape Race was the first land station to answer Titanic’s distress call, helping to coordinate the rescue effort for survivors of the fateful voyage.

Myrick Wireless Interpretation Centre – Admissions

Season 2024

July 1st, 2024 – September 15th, 2024


Daily: 10am – 5pm


To be paid on site


  • Family-Friendly
  • National Historic Site
  • Parking
  • Washrooms
  • Wheelchair Access


Cape Race Lighthouse, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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