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.

  • Ages

    12 & up

  • Cost

    $49-Adult, $33-Member, $15-Youth

  • Dates

    Saturdays: May 26, June 9, June 30, July 7, July 21, Aug 4, Sept 1, Sept 15

  • Time

    10:30am (approximately 4 hours)

  • Meeting Place

    Canmore Museum and Geoscience Centre

  • Registration

    Required – these tours sell out! Call the museum @ (403) 678-2462