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Springhill Miners Museum

Springhill Miners Museum Review

The site of several tragedies, the Springhill coalfield gained international attention in 1958 when an earthquake created a "bump" that trapped mineworkers underground (75 of them died), but today at this museum you can descend into a mine under safer circumstances. Some of the guides are retired miners who provide firsthand accounts of their working days. Children under five are not admitted.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 145 Black River Rd., off Hwy. 2, Springhill, NS, B0M 1X0 | Map It
  • Phone: 902/597–3449
  • Cost: C$7
  • Hours: Mid-May–mid-Oct., daily 9–5
  • Location: Springhill
Updated: 11-15-2013

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