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Address: Highway 11, Nordegg, Alberta T0M 2H0, Canada
Phone Number: +1 403-721-2625
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The Nordegg Heritage Centre is the home of the Nodegg Visitor Information,...

The Nordegg Heritage Centre is the home of the Nodegg Visitor Information, Nordegg Museum, Miners Café and the Coliseum Gift Shop. If your interested in taking a tour of the Brazeau Collieries Mine Site you can get your tickets here!

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Historic mine tour is excellent

Had a wonderful day looking at the historic mine and the incredible foresight by Nordegg is a real testament to the man himself. Restoration projects by dedicated people (like Joe... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 2, 2016
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Calgary, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

It was a long weekend and we ended up driving from our usual haunt close in Ram Falls to seek a newer campground to Nordegg.. it was always something we spoke about doing and we ended up exploring the town on that day.. it has a history and the town has a few places that you should visit to get... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

Had a wonderful day looking at the historic mine and the incredible foresight by Nordegg is a real testament to the man himself. Restoration projects by dedicated people (like Joe Baker) have secured a lot of the buildings for future generations. We enjoyed the old style Cafe with a nice lunch, well priced and fresh with great service. A guided... More 

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Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016

We did a tour of the Brazeau coal mine this past weekend. It was a great tour as our guide was very knowledgeable. As we had 4 kids with us; a 7 year old, a 6 year old and 2 four year olds, it was very nice that our guide was good with children and included them in conversations whenever... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2016

Jaw dropping when you realize what was accomplished 80 years ago in the middle of the wilderness. If you like Alberta history this is well worth the time and monies. Lots of walking, uneven paths involved but guides are patient.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2016 via mobile

Always love going t9 the coal mine tours. Great details on the site and amazing real life equipment. All mine stuff is intact and it's a pretty cool tour. Worth the trip. And worth the few dollars a person.

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Toronto, Ontario
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2015

The museum is filled with great pictures of the area from the early 1900's to 1960's. There is a nice lunch spot in the school house as well. Staff at the museum were friendly and helpful.

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Edmonton
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2015

We booked a tour and got loads of information on the history of Nordegg and what is was like to live during that time.

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

Old school antique stuff...wow was neat..from an old toboggan, household basin, nick nack stuff to furniture etc...cool experience...in an old school...a must see....❤

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2015 via mobile

We took our seven year old and it was amazing. We've been several times and love it. They split the tour up into two days. And both are worth it! Very informative. Makes u feel like ur right back in 1930s nordegg. Stay in nordegg area and enjoy the breath taking views. We re recommend goldeye lake

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

Went here a few years ago and it was such an amazing experience. I love learning about the history behind all these old buildings and hearing the stories. This is a great place to go with your family and has great picture opportunities. It's a must see.

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