TOURS

We are currently closed for the season. We will be reopening on May 15, 2021. All visits require pre-booking via our online system, which should be available from mid-April onwards. Please check back for updates!

Train Ride

25 minutes

Walking Difficulty: Easy

  • Hiking boot

  • Adult: $18 (includes general admission)
  • Youth/Senior: $15 (includes general admission)

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.

Tipple Tour

45 minutes

Walking Difficulty: Medium

  • Hiking boot
  • Hiking boot

  • Adult: $25 (includes general admission)
  • Youth/Senior: $22 (includes general admission)

Climb the last wooden tipple 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".  Closed toe shoes are required for this tour.

Tunnel Tour

1 hour 15 minutes

Walking Difficulty: Hard

  • Hiking boot
  • Hiking boot
  • Hiking boot

  • Adult: $27 (includes general admission)
  • Youth/Senior: $24 (includes general admission)

Join an Atlas interpreter on a journey exploring the Atlas’ underground and upper site spaces.  This tour will take guests on a 75 minute hike through some of the site’s most unique (and darkest) spaces, as well as some of the best viewpoints in the Drumheller Valley.  Sturdy, closed toe 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.