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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
110 Century Drive West, Drumheller, Alberta T0J 1B0, Canada
All reviews tunnel tour tipple tour train ride conveyor belt wash house general admission hard hats mining history back in the day knowledgeable guides great site drumheller valley self guided day pass great place to visit tours equipment
We just paid general admission and walked through the entire area. You can book tours and railcar trips into the mine. This historical area has the last remaining wooden tipple machine for coal loading. Excellent interpretive displays that make you almost feel as if you...More
We did the full meal deal. Was a bit costly but when you consider that this heritage site does not receive provincial funding I don't mind contributing to preserve history. Jay was awesome and a wealth of knowledge, and Jessica has a way of livening...More
We made our starting destination on the 2nd day of the Hoodoo loop drive to the Atlas Coal Mine heading back into Drumheller. We took in the Tunnel and Train tours and opted out of the Tipple tour although they all timed wonderfully if you...More
We did the covered Tunnel Tour as a family of 4. We all wore hard hats with lights and walked up an inclined conveyor tunnel to the mine entry. Lots of history and stories shared, of what these miners went through to provide coal for...More
We thoroughly enjoyed our 2 1/2 hours at the mine. Jay, our conductor, was able to share numerous background facts about the many structures. In addition to the train there are tours of the Tipple and other parts of the mine which require an amount...More
This is a preserved coal mine which has the only surviving timber coal tipple in Canada. It's a fascinating assembly of buildings and equipment which illustrates the story of coal mining in this area.
A number of guided tours are available, and we took them...More
We went with our young family last week. We really wanted the train ride but had just missed it. There are some cool houses you can go into but after that it was unclear where to go, we thought we were exploring where tours were...More
I stopped in just to look around because I saw they had some neat abandoned stuff. I almost signed up or a tour because the staff made it seem that was the only way to get in. Once I was in it didn’t seem like...More