TOURS

Site admission tickets required for all tours; tour times are viewable after choosing Site Admission in our booking system. Masks are recommended for all tours. Pre-booking essential. Our tours fill up fast!

Junkyard Archaeology Tour

60 minutes

Walking Difficulty: Medium

  • Hiking boot
  • Hiking boot

  • $13.50 (requires site admission ticket)

Help us unravel some Atlas archaeological mysteries on this tour! Join an Atlas interpreter on a journey through a landscape of mega earthworks, demolished buildings, and amazing industrial equipment! Fully enclosed shoes are required for this tour.

Train Ride

25 minutes

Walking Difficulty: Easy

  • Hiking boot

  • $6.50 (requires site admission ticket)

Take a ride on our antique train! Linda, our 90 year-old electric locomotive takes visitors on a surface tour around the mine site. Our expert operators ensure your safety and will entertain you with great stories and fascinating facts.

Processing Plant Tour

45 minutes

Walking Difficulty: Medium

  • Hiking boot
  • Hiking boot

  • $13.50 (requires site admission ticket)

Explore the last wooden tipple (coal processing plant) in Canada. Learn how coal was sorted, stored, and shipped in this unique processing plant. Walk the gantry – a gradual ascent - 125 feet up to the top of the Tipple to learn about the reality young boys faced: that the dangers of the surface were a training ground for the formidable "belly of the beast".  Fully enclosed shoes are required for this tour.

Underground Experience

1 hour 15 minutes

Walking Difficulty: Hard

  • Hiking boot
  • Hiking boot
  • Hiking boot

  • $15.50 (requires site admission ticket)

Join an Atlas interpreter on a 75 minute hike exploring the Atlas’ underground and upper site spaces.  This tour involves heights, enclosed spaces and many rugged stairs.  Sturdy, fully enclosed shoes are required. Ages 6+ (no exceptions).

THE ATLAS is a locally operated, visitor-supported site, with no operational support from any level of government.