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Marmora Mine

17 Marmora Mine Rd, Marmora, Ontario K0K 2M0, Canada
+1 613-472-2629
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A mine turned into a beautiful lake

We had the opportunity to have a self-guided tour of the Marmortan Mine. We trekked and read... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
Robby G C
Toronto, Canada
Historically Interesting

What you will see is a large lake in a former iron mine. The signage at the site is excellent and... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2017
Richmond, Virginia
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  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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17 Marmora Mine Rd, Marmora, Ontario K0K 2M0, Canada
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

We had the opportunity to have a self-guided tour of the Marmortan Mine. We trekked and read everything there was about this mine. Once we were at the lake, that’s what I called it, it was the former mining that now is flooded. Now this...More

Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 3 September 2017

What you will see is a large lake in a former iron mine. The signage at the site is excellent and very informative. Open from 1955 to the late 1970s, 2,500 tons of iron ore were removed daily. After closing, the pit (over 1/2 mile...More

Thank urbanguy
Reviewed 16 August 2017

The view into the basin is astounding. I think if they were less restrictive and had some safe walkways, it would be better to enjoy it. I can't fathom how ppl dive in because I'm not entirely sure how they'd get back up. Nevertheless, if...More

Thank Nirvana1987
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Make sure to have a camera ready, this is a remarkable site for anyone to visit...really! Simply said, it is breath taking and amazing to see what was accomplish in this region. Do not stop here, carry on and visit the quaint town of Marmora...you...More

Thank Don and Helene R
Reviewed 19 July 2017

It's not far off the main road (Hwy 7) and it's pretty. That's about it! I did not see hiking trails or access to the mine. Wouldn't a zip line across be amazing?! I'd do that.

Thank L. M
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

You would almost think there would be more to see or more areas that were open to the public to go see. Or maybe a tour !!!! Not really worth the drive unless you were driving by.

Thank OldmanDave
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Almost drove right past the site. Turned off the road and went down the lane. When I saw the big gates, I was confused. Thankfully I recognized the parking area to the right of the gates. Love the beautiful colour of the water. It was...More

Thank waterlooOntario
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Found this as we were just driving by on # 7 highway east of Marmora.We saw the sign and got curious and made the decision to check it out.We were really surprised by the what we found and the view was amazing. We actually met...More

Thank Larry R
Reviewed 26 September 2016

A pit full of water some will say, and they are right. But because of the specifics the water is a beautiful blue and now the pit is a lovely place to visit.

Thank thor2705
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

It's really a nice place to visit. It is beautiful and relaxing. Interesting to read the story around this mine which once was an important employer in the area.

Thank Babushka_Qc
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