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Frank Slide Interpretive Centre

Open today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Awe inspiring piece of history

Nice walking paths. Nice museum that is well laid out and easily accessible with lots of good... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kate H
Missed the Video on the Slide

An interesting place to visit to learn about the slide. There are a few walks through the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Les B
New South Wales, Australia
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Four levels of interactive exhibits and two high definition award-winning shows tell the story of Canada's deadliest rockslide. On April 29 in 1903, 90 million tons of rock fell from Turtle Mountain and buried part of the coal mining town of Frank...more
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| 1.5 km off Highway #3, Blairmore, Alberta T0K 0E0, Canada
+1 403-562-7388
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice walking paths. Nice museum that is well laid out and easily accessible with lots of good information

Thank Kate H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An interesting place to visit to learn about the slide. There are a few walks through the surrounding area including the slide remnants. The only cost is if you want to go into the Interpretive Centre building and view the information and watch the video(s)....More

Thank Les B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a neat area. Very pretty with the fall colours. Staff are friendly and helpful. The centre has a lot of interesting things to check out. Very well taken care of. Lots of parking. Fun trail to check out. Make sure to stop in on...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Located near Crowsnest Pass, it was a nice stop after a scenic drive from BC. The landslide at Frank was the worst disaster of its type in Canadian history. The Interpretive Centre was set up to inform about the disaster but with a special emphasis...More

Thank smrgeog
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took the kids to the interpretive center to see what it was about. Extremely interesting. An awful piece of Alberta history but really enjoyed the videos and all the information available. Hiked the interpretive path through the rocks which was quite beautiful

Thank Korri G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although the statistics seemed to change with each display/signpost both inside and outside the Interpretive Centre (I'll stick with 90,000,000 tonnes of rock, 90 seconds, 90 dead) this facility easily conveys the enormity of what happened all those years ago. It helps when the legacy...More

Thank wuppetts
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very well done and informative displays. Clear explanation of the history and geology in the area. Check out the short overview movie. Definitely worth the stop. Low entry fee. It is a bit of a sobering visit to think of the residents who were killed...More

Thank Ed M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It actually IS a destination in itself, so definitely do stop by if just passing through on the highway. We arrived late, maybe 45 minutes before closing. We opted to pay the admission but not see the movies and such. At that, we still were...More

Thank Ydnar
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Very nice interpretive centre. We watched both movies which are included in the admission price. Neither movie is very long, but worth watching.

Thank RHoward2014
Reviewed 7 September 2018

This place is so weird and so unbelievably sad. Until you see it in person, I don’t think you can imagine how big it was. Mountains are probably my favorite places in the world, but I had no idea they could be so destructive... you...More

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1 December 2017|
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Response from Monica F | Property representative |
Hello, glad you're planning to visit! Inside the Centre there are four levels of exhibits and two HD movies, each roughly 30 minutes to watch. You'll want to allow at least an hour to 1.5 hours. Outside the Centre there are... More
5 August 2017|
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Response from MyriahS10 | Property representative |
We are unable to allow dogs in the Interpretive Centre but they are welcome on our walking paths and boardwalk areas.
Peter A
25 July 2015|
Response from Monica F | Property representative |
The Centre is completely accessible for people in wheelchairs. Hope to see you this weekend at the Crowsnest Heritage Festival. Monica