Geology & Mine Tours
Historical Mine Tours with Gerry Stephenson
This is the Canmore Museum’s most popular perennial experience, led by renowned local storyteller and historian, Gerry Stephenson.
Take a guided summer stroll through Canmore’s coal mining past. Former head mine engineer Gerry Stephenson will tour guests to No. 1 and No. 2 mines (Canmore’s most productive) and reclaimed former strip mine – Quarry Lake. The tour will shed light on the life of a coal miner, the challenges of coal mining in Canmore, and how Gerry has used up 4 of his 9 lives.
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10 & up
$49-Adult, $33-Member, $15-Youth
May 25, June 8, June 22, July 6, July 20, August 3, August 24, September 21
10:30am (approximately 4 hours)
Canmore Museum and Geoscience Centre
Required – these tours sell out! Call the museum @ (403) 678-2462
Geology Tours in the Bow Valley
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