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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%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“tunnel tour” (47 reviews)
“tipple tour” (38 reviews)
“train ride” (23 reviews)
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110 Century Drive West, Drumheller, Alberta T0J 1B0, Canada
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Reviewed 10 September 2016

This step back in time made me appreciate the ease of living now. To think these people spent their lives working long hours for little pay in a hostile environment is rmakable. We did the tipple tour and I can't imagine what occupational health and...More

Thank rick w
Reviewed 10 September 2016

We purchased a family day pass and did 2 tours. The tipple and inside the mine. Loved them both and our guides were excellent. The kids were not super keen on this day to start, but we had a great time.

Thank champoux
Reviewed 6 September 2016

The tour guide we had was extremely knowledgeable and did a great job engaging his audience. I'm glad to see there are people willing to keep these heritage sites alive. There are a few negative reviews regarding price, but you need to rationalize your purchase...More

Thank denloudia
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Had a great tour of this mine! The tour guides know their stuff, and it was very cool seeing the original buildings and shafts that are still there. The view at the top after climbing to the mine entrance is spectacular!

Thank S M
Reviewed 3 September 2016

This Old School Coal mine with its well preserved artifacts offers a look at the tools and conditions the people of the area worked in. An interesting glimpse into days gone by . The facility is constantly being maintained and upgraded by locals who appreciate...More

Thank wellcat
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

We had a great time here. $40 each or $95 for a family gets you about 5 hours of interesting fun. There is a lot of walking but the guides make it really fun with their stories and banter. I absolutely recommend this to families...More

Thank Doug W
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

2 couples. Lots of walking. We did the guided tour Guides were very knowledgeable. A good history lesson A lot of walking up and down.

Thank April M
Reviewed 26 August 2016

We only did the tipple tour as we had two four year olds with us that we're not old enough for the other tours. We spent as much time here as we did at the Royal Tyrell! The boys (between ages 7 and 9) were...More

1  Thank Erin B
Reviewed 26 August 2016

We had a lot of fun here. Nearly spent the whole day. We took the mine tour which allows us into the path to the mines. It's pitch black, but you get a head lamp. SO much fun! If you have issues w/steep inclines, hiking...More

Thank StephieMcGee
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

I loved the tour guides here! They were very informative and explained the history of the site very well. Will be back with friends!!

Thank Valerie G
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