At the Bellevue Mine put on a miner's helmet and lamp and follow the corridors taken by the early coal miners. Daily tours begin mid-May to Labour Day. We promise a safe experience that you won't ever forget! Please call 403-564-4700 or 403-564-4711 for more information.
Survivor accounts of the 1903 rock avalanche will hit you with the emotional impact of the Frank Slide. Ask questions, and listen as historical interpreters add depth to the stories in the exhibits. The kids will love Rumbler's Drawing Room, a dynamic activity area. Get a crow's ey view! A huge three dimensional map and multi-layered exhibits highlight the ancient, historic and contemporary Crowsnest Pass. Exhibits include interactive computers, engaging science-based displays, detailed 3D models, a geology theatre, artefacts, and a memorial to the people who who were killed in the slide. Two award-winning high definition presentations, "On the Edge of Destruction - The Frank Slide Story" and "In the Mountain's Shadow" play daily in the theatre. Look for specialty gift shop items, picnic, or walk the trails around the Centre and through the slide to enjoy awesome panoramic Rocky Mountain views. Curriculum-based education programs are available on a pre-booked basis for K -9 and for post-secondary students. Group discounts are offered for 15 or more people. Interpretive programs and special events highlight aspects of the dramatic history of the area. New Distance Learning programs provide an educational experience through video conferencing technology.
Frank Slide Interpretive Centre
1.5 km off Highway #3 in the Municipality of Crowsnest Pass
The Art Gallery is managed by Crowsnest Pass Allied Arts Association, a charitable, non-profit organization. Their mission is to provide and promote education in the arts. The Art Gallery provides rotational monthly exhibitions of local, provincial and national art, art programs for adults and children, as well as many special events throughout the year. The Gallery also organizes exhibits at the local Stone's Throw Cafe. In the Gallery Gift Store you will find fine art and crafts from over 50 local and area artists
Admission to the Gallery is FREE! Hours of Operation: Open daily. Check their website for times