Leitch Collieries Provincial Historic Site

Museum Leitch Collieries Provincial Historic Site is located in Alberta, Canada and is a former coal mine that provides a glimpse into the coal-mining industry of the early 1900s.

At Museum Leitch Collieries Provincial Historic Site in Alberta, visitors can explore the history of coal mining in Alberta through interactive exhibits, a children’s discovery centre, and guided tours.

The museum features a blacksmith shop, a historic cookhouse, and a replica coal camp. Visitors can learn about the history of coal mining in Alberta, and view artifacts such as a coal miner’s lamp, pickaxes, and tools used in the coal mine.

The museum also offers guided tours of the historic mine site and the historic colliery. Visitors will learn about the coal mining industry, the lives of the miners, and the environment of the mine. The tour also includes a look at the various types of equipment used in the mine, as well as a visit to the coal tipple.

The museum also offers a variety of educational programs for both children and adults. Programs include lectures, workshops, and guided tours of the historic mine site.

Finally, the museum offers a range of activities and events throughout the year, such as a Coal Mining Festival in July and August, and a "Day in the Life of a Coal Miner" in October. These events and activities offer visitors a chance to learn about the history of coal mining in Alberta as well as participate in fun and educational activities.

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Facilities at Leitch Collieries Provincial Historic Site

  • Guided tours
  • Historical exhibits
  • Interpretive signage
  • Picnic tables
  • Hiking trails
  • Parking lot
  • Restrooms
  • Gift shop
  • Outdoor seating areas
  • Educational programs