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Bruce Mines-Simpson Mine Shaft

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Gas Stop Turned into a Step back in Canadian History

This friendly small town on the shores of Lake Huron had to be investigated. It is about 65Km east... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2016
Ottawa, Canada
Good stop to stretch our legs

This is a historic copper mine. It's right by the highway so a good place to take a break from... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2015
Vancouver, Canada
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13 Aug 2017
“Once Again a year later I'm reviewing again”
18 Sep 2016
9126 17 Hwy, Bruce Mines, Ontario P0R 1C0, Canada
+1 705-785-3493
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

I've reviewed this tourist attraction last year. We have yet to see it as the hours in prime tourism season are awful. This time we tried on a Saturday. The hours are awful, they now close at 3:30 even earlier then last year and they...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 19 September 2016

We had our daughter, son in law and 2 small grandsons visiting we thought this would be a great place to visit. Unfortunately by the time the little ones had their afternoon nap they were closed we arrived at 4 pm apparently in prime Tourist...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 2 September 2016

This friendly small town on the shores of Lake Huron had to be investigated. It is about 65Km east of Sault Ste Marie. I read that it was founded in 1846 as Canada's first copper mine. A town like this must be steeped in history....More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 28 August 2016

It is a small tour but inexpensive. We paid $8 for family of four for a guided tour of the mine. The guiding girl was very friendly to the kids. the mine is not very big, but gives you idea how copper was mined in...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 6 August 2015 via mobile

This is a historic copper mine. It's right by the highway so a good place to take a break from driving. Our guides, both students, really knew their stuff and gave an informative tour. You can also view rock samples and artifacts at the museum....More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed 11 October 2013

Very informative..... First copper mine in Canada.... So near us, close to some great restaurant, like Bobber's.....

Date of experience: August 2013
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Reviewed 21 July 2013

My daughter and I enjoyed visiting this mine. We enjoyed listening to the guide explain the mine. It was not too expensive to take part in this tour.

Date of experience: July 2013
1  Thank May S
Reviewed 19 July 2013

Even if you are afraid of going down a mine shaft which I am it is great to stop and take in the history of Copper Mining and the remnant mine shafts that are located all around this small town on the picturesque Bay of...More

Date of experience: July 2013
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