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Atlas Coal Mine National Historic Site

110 Century Drive West, Drumheller, Alberta T0J 1B0, Canada
+1 403-822-2220
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“tunnel tour” (39 reviews)
“tipple tour” (35 reviews)
“train ride” (20 reviews)
110 Century Drive West, Drumheller, Alberta T0J 1B0, Canada
+1 403-822-2220
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The staff were very knowledgeable. Everyone went out of their way to answer questions. Our visit was very informative and I learned a lot.

Thank jknudsen2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are only certain things you can do if you're under the age of 6. That being said there is still a ton to do here with the younger ones. The pony cart ride and the train ride were by far the most popular for...More

Thank Jenn H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visiting this area was very informative and fun at the same time It allows you to see how coal mines operated and the people who worked at the mines back in its day Touring the sample housing made it easy to see and understand a...More

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here with a school tour. It was well done. We learned a great deal. But it was not an actual mine tour, just a tour of the tunnel. And when we looked at the price board it seemed quite expensive for what you...More

Thank HappyGeek75
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We travelled a long distance to get the full tour which was unavailable. A disappointment. From what we did see, it was pretty cool, I hope that I get a chance to come back one day and experience this piece of history.

Thank Oiseletjaune
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Site was closed for the season but family was able to view and read some of the outside displays. Walked along the roadway on the north side of the site. Would like to return to do the entire site !

Thank Murray M
Reviewed 21 February 2017

I highly recommend a visit here! The Atlas Coal Mine has multiple tours that you can choose from to explore the coal mining roots of the area. So much fun and very knowledgeable guides. There are place for the kids to pay and fun was...More

Thank kathleendeakin27
Reviewed 31 January 2017

My husband and I travelled here at the end of July and visited the Atlas Coal Mine first thing in the morning. We took both the tipple tour and the tunnel tour and they were great! The guides were full of stories about the Drumheller...More

Thank Talli_OseiMensah
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

We visited on a day when the tours were not running, so they let us roam at our leisure. Being photographer, this was great, as the photo opps were coming up from every angle and every step. Lots to see from old train carriages, old...More

Thank Cedric T T
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Before oil and gas were discovered in southern Alberta, the economy ran on coal. So when coal was discovered in the Red Deer River valley east of Drumheller, it was exploited. All that remains of those labor intensive days in this area is the Atlas...More

Thank Grimshaw A
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Thanks for the great summary of our site!

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