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Atlas Coal Mine National Historic Site

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“tunnel tour”(54 reviews)
“tipple tour”(44 reviews)
“train ride”(28 reviews)
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The Atlas Coal Mine National Historic Site is considered Canada's most complete historic coal mine and offers visitors a range of interpretive tours, on the surface, underground and up into the last wooden tipple in the country. We tell the amazing...more
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110 Century Drive West, Drumheller, Alberta T0J 1B0, Canada
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+1 403-822-2220
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Reviewed yesterday

I don't think this is overpriced, It is just expensive, likely to maintain as well. We paid for the train ride, but later my son joined a mining group so I went and paid more for it. I know he appreciated it. I suspect most...More

Thank Tonya N
Reviewed yesterday

We went on this tour in +35 degrees, but still well worth it. The guide was very informative about the mine, the history of the area, and later we took the Guided Ghost tour which tied in very well with this tour.

Thank Debbie P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The tour was informative, but we would have chosen a later tour, if we knew the number of children schedule for the same tour. The historic group is slowly restoring the site. It will be interesting to see what the tour expands to, once the...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 3 days ago

We went to the atlas coal mine historic site at the end of the day so we were able to go look around on our own, this is a very old and somewhat creepy place (the old wash house was the best-as we love old...More

Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed 6 days ago

I went up to wooden Tipper ( Possibly in the world last standing one). It is quite an experience. I will love to go down to the mines next time. You really can feel how a miner life was with the explanation from the Friendly...More

Thank clayianclay
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did the tunnel tour only. (There are other tour options here to close from.). Our guide was Stewart and we all thought that he did such an excellent job at making it interesting and entertaining. We walked up the stairs through the conveyor belt...More

Thank travel-amt
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went after the hoodoos and decided this place had so much to offer that we should come back when we had more time. Took the tunnel, tipple and unmentionable tour. All very good. My teenagers review was that it was definitely more interesting then...More

Thank Nicole T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lots of history. You can take a guided tours, go on a mining train ride, climb the giant tipple, tour the mine.

Thank Sheldon D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This mine is in great shape. The staff are extremely knowledgeable. Fun for all ages! It’s a cheap entrance fee but be prepared to pay for everything little thing extra. It’s nice to see some of the money raise from tours going back in to...More

Thank Rayne R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our tour guide on the train ride told many funny stories and was very good at giving us safety information because the ride was like no other - loud, rough and FUN!

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