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“It's come a long way in a few years!”

Atlas Coal Mine National Historic Site
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Drumheller and Badlands Full-Day Tour with a Small Group
Ranked #9 of 31 things to do in Drumheller
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Owner description: 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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“It's come a long way in a few years!”
Reviewed 12 July 2014

The Atlas Mine Museum is an indication of what dedicated people can accomplish. A few years we went and it was not terrible interesting. A collection of decrepit buildings and the tipple you could walk around but not go into. Now it is a great place to visit. The buildings are all spruced up and very interesting to wander through. There is a "pseudo mine" at the gift shop you can walk through, very interesting photos and videos to see. If you have mobility limitations this and the train trip are about all you will want to do. The mine tour was really fun but involved a long climb up a hill and then back down. Would not be too pleasant in rainy or wet weather. Well worth the fee and the pretty drive to get there.

Visited June 2014
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“Amazing!”
Reviewed 8 July 2014

This is truly a one of a kind experience going back inside an actual mine shaft. It gives a great perspective of what workers used to endure underground. The entire site has lots to see besides the tour so if you don't feel like an hour long walk you still have options. Only a few minutes out of town but worthy the drive.

Visited July 2014
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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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“Atlas Coal Mine”
Reviewed 30 June 2014

Lotta old mining stuff outside to look at. small little place, did not go up in the mine, but looked pretty good for kids. Seemed like a good family place to go for an hour or two? Pretty small, but not far from town, if your driving around stop and check it out.

Visited June 2014
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Vegreville
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“Fun!”
Reviewed 24 June 2014

Doesn't look like much to do, but it took us an hour to look around, plus the Tipple tour. Very fun! Cool items to look at, great staff, had a blast here. Would recommend for sure! Reasonable price also!

Visited June 2014
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Sydney, Australia
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“Interesting spot to visit”
Reviewed 24 June 2014

We went on the Tunnel tour, it was very interesting. Be aware quite a lot of climbing involved on this tour, also not all tours are available when school groups are there.

Visited May 2014
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