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Bellevue Underground Mine

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We really enjoyed this tour!we went on the first tour of the morning ,and it was way smaller than... read more

Reviewed September 6, 2018
Unique experience you should try

Taking the tour really gives you some perspective on the daily lives of miners. I took my 7 and 9... read more

Reviewed September 5, 2018
Calgary, Canada
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2531 - 213th Street, Bellevue, Crowsnest Pass, Alberta T0K 0C0, Canada
+1 403-564-4700
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Reviewed September 6, 2018

We really enjoyed this tour!we went on the first tour of the morning ,and it was way smaller than the tour that we passed on our way out. You get to go into a real coal mine and learn about the coal industry. Do this...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed September 5, 2018

Taking the tour really gives you some perspective on the daily lives of miners. I took my 7 and 9 year olds with me and they loved it. It is cold, we wore shorts and sandals and would have been much more comfortable in pants...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Oilerman
Reviewed August 21, 2018

We have passed by here for over 45 years. This year we stopped and are glad we did. Very informative. Makes stand in awe of the people who worked under ground. Tour guides make it lots of fun too!

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Steven R
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

Good tour. Guide was good and knowledgeable. Short tour and cool experience. Wear warm clothes. Would visit again.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank DenLor60
Reviewed July 4, 2018

The tour of the Bellevue Mine was very educating. The 45 minute tour consisted of several points of interest within the mine highlighting historic events such as the biggest one being the death of 31 miners. Although they warn you that it's going to be...More

Date of experience: June 2018
3  Thank megalantern
Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

Great exhibits for the whole family! Interesting and unusual opportunity to view coal mining history. Take a coat it is chilly in there, perfect for a hot day!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Lisa M
Reviewed May 30, 2018 via mobile

One of the other many places I have never stopped at until now. Well worth the tour to learn of the hardships of being a coal miner and about the mine. Our tour guide Mel was great, she even sang a miners song for us....More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank TNTtravel
Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

We had a great guide and tour today for our Cub Scout Pack. As with the Frank Slide Interpretive Centre, the Bellevue Mine Tour seems to get better with each passing year. I have been many times but today was really good. The information and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank pdogwilly
Reviewed March 19, 2018

Unlike some places, here you actually go down the main mine tunnel. This is what makes it so good as you actually get to experience the darkness of a mine. The staff were really nice and friendly and the tour guide was willing to answer...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Ben D
Reviewed October 21, 2017

Coal was the reason that people came to the Crowsnest Pass in the first place, so it's well worth the time to physically see and hear the history of the area underground. More than 30 miners lost their lives in the Bellvue Mine and 189...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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May 29, 2018|
Response from Bellevue_Mine_Staff | Property representative |
Sorry for the late reply, Tours run every half-hour
Amber D
July 23, 2017|
Response from Bellevue_Mine_Staff | Property representative |
Yes, we are open 7 days a week during our summer season.
November 27, 2016|
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Response from jmdeering | Reviewed this property |
unfortunately no. The mine closes for tours I believe on Labour day weekend and opens again in the spring. You live in Calgary? It's well worth the trip in the summer!