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Springhill Miners Museum (Society)

Tour A Mine

Located In Springhill
Where To Find Us
Springhill Miners Museum
145 Black River Rd
Springhill, NS B0M 1X0
Areas Served Nova Scotia ; Springhill
Social Media Facebook
Phone 902-597-3449
Contact Paul Atkinson, President; Phone: (Cell) (902)669-0326
Alternate Contact Roberta McMasters, Manager/ Curator; Phone: (902) 694-5909
Mailing Address PO Box 2501 
Parrsboro, NS B0M 1X0
Description & Services
Information Tour the depths of a Springhill coal mine, famous in song and legend, with one of the museum's knowledgeable guides. Hear stories of the disaster of 1891, the 1916 subterranean fire which raged through the galleries, the loss of 39 men in the 1956 explosion and the major “bump” in 1958 which killed 75 men. The Miners’ Museum displays unique artifacts of the history of the town and its remarkable industrial heritage. Other features include a gift shop, picnic area, and parking with trailer access to free water hookups. Bus tours are welcome. The Springhill Miner’s Museum is wheelchair accessible.  
There is an admission fee; Visa and MasterCard are accepted.
Hours 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Dates Mid-May to mid-October
Special Information
Tags Cultural ; Fundy Connect ; Museum ; Recreation Categories ; Tourism