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Springhill Miners' Museum

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Worth the stop

A trip back in history very interesting tour. Cool to go down in the mine. Well worth the stop... read more

Reviewed September 23, 2018
Shelley C
Airdrie, Alberta, Canada
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This is a must stop

We went down into the mine and saw exactly how they would have done it before "The Bump". It... read more

Reviewed September 23, 2018
Red Deer, Canada
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145 Black River Road, Springhill, Nova Scotia B0M 1X0, Canada
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Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

A trip back in history very interesting tour. Cool to go down in the mine. Well worth the stop. Great museum.

Thank Shelley C
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

We went down into the mine and saw exactly how they would have done it before "The Bump". It definitely would have been scary down there with no food,water or light for 8 1/2 days. The tour was excellent. Make sure to wear decent foot...More

Thank irishprincess3
Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

We toured the museum and mine today. Such an informative tour guide. Going down 300 feet and feeling what the coal miners would have felt while working underground was chilling to the bone. The disaster of the bump sure makes you sad knowing the sacrifices...More

Thank Oilsandsgal
Reviewed September 8, 2018

Lady at the front desk was pretty unfriendly. However, once we got past her our Tour guide TONY was awesome. He was very knowledgeable and interesting and passionate about the mine and his work there. Highly recommend the tour.

2  Thank Sharon E
Reviewed August 27, 2018

We really enjoyed our tour of the mines and listening to all the stories. Would definitely recommend it!

Thank Barbara M
Reviewed August 16, 2018

the guide is very informative and made the tour well worth the visit , there is a lot of history here , after being here as a child its great to come back as an adult . highly recommend to everyone

Thank Angela H
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

Today my family and I stopped at the Springhill Mine Museum. (3 kids aged 16-11) It was an informative tour. Not a long stop but just enough to allow you to appreciate the tough life of a miner and the tragedies they have seen. Our...More

1  Thank Kristen F
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Not many other places will let you enter an old coal mine, go underground and get a feel for what the miners did everyday. You learn a bit about the site, the tragedies and the men who worked in the mine. Our tour guide had...More

Thank myfishmoby
Reviewed August 2, 2018

Our tour guide was great he answered all our quires. Even our young grandchildren were glad we took our side trip

Thank emerlin02
Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

The tour of the what was once an active coal mine was so worth the trip and a bargain at $10. Our guide was great.

1  Thank KarPaq
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November 12, 2017|
Response from virtus18 | Reviewed this property |
Heaps to see, Ronald. I recommend that you check Google and look at the miner's memorial in town before your visit.
October 1, 2017|
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Response from virtus18 | Reviewed this property |
Thanks James - beat me to it. I really enjoyed the tour both times I went - if you get a tour guide who has a personal connection to the mine (i.e. a relative who was a miner), you will really be in for a treat! In 2016, the... More