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World Famous Gopher Hole Museum

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Address: 208 1 St S, Torrington, Alberta, Canada
Phone Number: 403-631-2133
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As Wacky as it Sounds

A great diversion on a back roads adventure! This small museum in honor of a plentiful natural resource is very ironic (jokes about stuffed gophers) and non pc (First Nations... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Butte, Montana
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Butte, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

A great diversion on a back roads adventure! This small museum in honor of a plentiful natural resource is very ironic (jokes about stuffed gophers) and non pc (First Nations gophers) The children who were visiting were very excited about the different scenes. The volunteer descent was helpful, and humorous. The price is only $2.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

The museum in Torrington has been on our 'to do' list for awhile and we finally got the chance a few weeks ago. It's a very well done, hilarious and quirky endeavor unlike any other. The diaramas are creative and immaculately put together. They have a world map behind the door showing that they have had visitors from all over... More 

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Edmonton, AB
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I wouldn't make a special trip just for it, but if you've got some time for a short detour off Hwy 2, don't miss the Gopher Museum. It's not huge, but still impressive.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Such a great little spot. Only $2 to view the exhibit and receive some of the warmest hospitality you'll find. The woman minding the counter when we visited explained that it takes a whole group of local people to build and decorate the dioramas. This is great for people of all ages to take a look and appreciate the spirit... More 

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Leduc, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

From Bunty our wonderful hostess to the awesome displays it's a must see.simply indescribable. It's one of theses "who knew!" places...

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Edmonton, Alberta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Just an awesome place to visit and only 2$, the stuffed gopher scenes are so cool, the woman working there was one of the friendliest people I have ever met. Majority of the items in the gift shop are local and hand crafted.

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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

A small town comes up with a world famous tourist attraction, so you should support it. It is very small, and everytime I go I am surprised it is smaller than I remembered it! You will spend a lot more on gas to get there than the admission. Popular with seniors tours.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

You haven't lived until you have seen this museum! It should be on everyone's bucket list!!! Bring any visiting guests if you want to impress!!!

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South West Rocks, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

My mate and I drove up from Calgary, looking for something out of the ordinary! We found it!! Best two dollar admission I've ever paid! We had a laugh, really good fun.

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Red Deer, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

My spouse and I were looking for something different to do on Labour Day and it doesn't get much different than the Gopher Hole Museum. There is a $2.00 entry fee, which likely won't affect anyone's lifestyle too much. The museum features numerous small dioramas in which the main characters are deceased, stuffed, in-costume gophers, so if you're put off... More 

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Additional Information about World Famous Gopher Hole Museum

Address: 208 1 St S, Torrington, Alberta, Canada
Phone Number: 403-631-2133
Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Torrington
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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