Visite minière patrimoniale

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Live a unique experience in the heart of Thetford's mining heritage. Discover the mines that gave birth to some to Quebec's first mining towns and villages. This two hour tour brings you to the discovery ground of the “cotton stone” in 1876. Discovery the authenticity of the buildings, the artificial mountains and of the wells. The tour takes you around the big open pits of the Beaver and British Canadian Mines. The tour concludes with views that will take your breath away and a stop to collect minerals.

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(Including museum visit)

- Adult/Elderly: $23.95
- Students : (7 to 17 years old): $14.95
- Children : $6.95

From July 1st to Labord Day (september)

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Musée minéralogique et minier de Thetford Mines

Musée minéralogique et minier de Thetford Mines

711, boulevard Frontenac Ouest
Thetford Mines
Quebec, Canada, G6G 7Y8


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  • Length of tours : 2.00 h


RIMCA - Regroupement des institutions muséales de la Chaudière-Appalaches

Prizes and distinctions

  • Grand Prix Régional - 2004
  • Grand Prix Régional - 2009
  • Grand Prix National ARGENT - 2009