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Cobalt Mining Museum

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Educational & fun

We started our mining tour with the museum. What a great place. The kids really enjoyed it. We... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2018
Wild Rose, Wisconsin
Don’t miss the underground tour

The museum is full of excellent memorabilia. The underground mining tour is excellent for all ages... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2018
linda s
dorchester ontario
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24 Silver Street | P0J 1C0, Cobalt, Temiskaming Shores, Ontario P0J 1C0, Canada
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Reviewed 17 August 2018

We started our mining tour with the museum. What a great place. The kids really enjoyed it. We are home schoolers so we were able to use it as a learning experience.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 26 July 2018

The museum is full of excellent memorabilia. The underground mining tour is excellent for all ages. Don’t forget a warm sweater and wear closed shoes.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank linda s
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

An interesting museum that details the past history of the Cobalt area, including the cultural and human interest. The newly renovated and redesigned displays make it easier to follow the story. There is a small store that sells books, minerals, and related items.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 30 September 2017

This was an extremely enjoyable tour. Our guide, Peter, was very helpful out forthcoming with so much local history. As my wife's father was born in the area Peter managed to tell us about other relatives still in the area. The exhibits are very limited...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank 06GoMango
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Cobalt is where it really all began for all of Northern...or at least North Eastern...Ontario. The Mining Museum is really quite large. Don't let the storefront look leave you thinking that THAT'S all there is too it. You'll need at least 3 hours...probably more to...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank reggaeplus
Reviewed 11 July 2017

One of the most extensive mining museums. It's fun to visit this place that is situated on Silver Street, the heart of the greatest silver mining in the world. Deposits so large that 'veins' ran all through the rocks and the slashes in the landscape...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Laura L
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Museum looked small from the outside but on the inside it just keep going farther back, don't miss the the florescent rock room amazing, also took the mine tour 2 young fella gave us the tour, wife quizzed them pretty good they did well. for...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Mike S
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Definitely stop by there for a nice overview of mining and the history of the town. Then visit the Silver Mine Trail sites. Nice day!

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank NorthBayVisitor
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Visited during Cultural Days. The museum has a fantastic collection of memorabilia and rock/silver samples from Cobalt's boom days. Make sure that you visit the fluorescent rock room at the rear of the museum. The visit was capped off with a tour down an old...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank jim b
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Located in a storefront, it wasn't what we expected. On entering, we noted a young lady at the desk, who looked up, but never said anything. They have a donations jar, otherwise entry seems to be free.We found lots of free parking available on the...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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