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Tunnels of Moose Jaw
Ranked #1 of 26 things to do in Moose Jaw
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Owner description: The Tunnels is a year-round attraction where guests are entertained with unique theatrical presentations of Canadian history. Beneath the streets you relive Al Capone's bootlegging days on the Chicago Connection and experience first-hand the hardships of early Chinese immigrants on the Passage to Fortune. At the Tunnels we have intrigue and history all rolled into one fabulous time. For an unforgettable experience bring all the family to relive the past at The Tunnels of Moose Jaw.
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed December 27, 2013

Great tours depicting two very different lifestyles hidden from the public eye. Really makes you think about our history in Saskatchewan and how far we have come. Passage to Fortune was a real eye-opener, very good actors and unbelievable but true story. Chicago Connection tour is a fun tour showing a very interesting time during prohibition.

Visited June 2013
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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Norwegian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Rouyn-Noranda, Canada
Level 6 Contributor
175 reviews
87 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
“Chinese heritage”
Reviewed December 9, 2013

Go underground, virtually, to visit the tunnels. Partn of our cancadian history, lthese tunels were actually used for and by the chinese that came to canada to make a better life for themselves their family. They worked & lived underground in Moose Jaw and probably in every city in canada. Intolerable conditions and slavery but, still they succeded.! Find out an important part of our history. A must visit.

Visited September 2013
Thank DianeB12
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Edmonton, Canada
Level 4 Contributor
41 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Better than I expected!”
Reviewed December 2, 2013

These are excellent tours and definitely open your eyes to a piece of Canadian history. There are 2 tours, the Chinese "passage to fortune" tour and the "Chicago Connection" tour. Both are guided by actors dressed in period garb and their personaes are awesome. Very good acting and story telling about the plight of the Chinese immigrants in the early 1900's and the rum running of Al Capone and his gang. I would definitely recommend both tours and would love to go again.

Visited November 2013
Thank Peter M
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Calgary, Canada
Level 4 Contributor
40 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed November 27, 2013

Liked it all. The young people that portray the characters from the past do a remarkable and entertaining job. Well done and worth your time.

Visited November 2013
Thank John S
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Avonhurst, Saskatchewan
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Tunnels of Moose Jaw”
Reviewed November 25, 2013

We took in both tours of the tunnels and found them to be quite realistic and at times rather sad because of the treatment of the Chinese workers. The actors were dressed in period costumes and portrayed the part of gangsters. At times the audience was drawn in by the acting and reacted with horror when there was a shooting! It is definitely worth taking in if you are ever in Moose Jaw.

Visited April 2013
Thank Prairie_Lily360
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