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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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Drumheller and Badlands Full-Day Tour with a Small Group
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16 tons of Fun!Drumheller is Coal Valley, where over 100 mines penetrated the black seams of the badlands. Go up the underground, ride the mine train, and climb the wooden tipple. Tours are fun and fascinating, and the guides rock.New in 2011! Step into the mine portal! For your safety, restrictions apply on some tours.
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  • Average9%
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“tunnel tour” (45 reviews)
“tipple tour” (38 reviews)
“train ride” (23 reviews)
110 Century Drive West, Drumheller, Alberta T0J 1B0, Canada
+1 403-822-2220
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Since we have visited several mines before and know what tipples are and how being in a mine seems, we passed up the tour and instead toured the grounds and looked at the old equipment. This seems like it would be fun for families with...More

Thank Mmarymomm
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We paid the $75 to do the tunnel tour and we are a family of 5. We found out you need to be 6+ to do the tunnel tour so our 3 year old stayed behind with his mom. They outfitted us with lamps and...More

Thank jokersonyou
Reviewed 1 week ago

The tour of the site gives you a real sense of what the work was like for coal miners. Interesting that children were engaged on the tour as the guide asked them to perform some tasks, then explained to us that children actually worked in...More

Thank Julie F
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the Tunnel tour and it was interesting. Specially the part where you get to wear lamps miners used to use back in the 60s/70s. We also rode the train and the pony wagon. My children had fun, for sure.

Thank Guillermo B
Reviewed 1 week ago

You can read all the dusty history books you want, but until you touch, feel and see the remnants of places like the old Atlas Coal Mine you don't get a real sense of what the conditions were like during an era those of us...More

Thank Robin B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the tunnel tour and the train tour. The train is just for kicks. The tunnel tour was VERY good. You do need to be in good shape and mobile for the climb up. My husband, little boy (11 years old) and I loved...More

Thank Leannder M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place has amazing potential to be a great excursion if they put the vision of tourism into it. Regretfully for us it was expensive and a waste of our time. In order to go into the mine you had to be prepared ahead of...More

Thank dutchie12345
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was by far one of the best attractions we saw while in Drumheller. It was a little pricey, but great value for the money. We cheaped out and did the building tour and train ride. We regretted not doing the mine tour. If you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really enjoyed the train tour as the staff member running the train was extremely enthusiastic and great with the kids. Learned a lot from her! A very unique experience!

Thank OnTheGoFamily_12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Found this place by accident- we did a tour of the mine. The staff were friendly and knowledgeable, it was a great glimpse into the social history of the area.

Thank Sadie K
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