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Elliot Lake Nuclear & Mining Museum

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Elliot Lake is a small city, GREAT for retirees. The nuclear & mining museum display located in... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2018
Ken R
Elliot Lake
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Interesting tour of the history of Elliot Lake.... quite a few displays and an interesting video to... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
Elliot Lake, Canada
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Reviewed 9 October 2018

Elliot Lake is a small city, GREAT for retirees. The nuclear & mining museum display located in the visitor centre well shown. There is a good history of the brass doors. It will be truly enjoyed by new visitors.

Thank Ken R
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Interesting tour of the history of Elliot Lake.... quite a few displays and an interesting video to sit and watch.... also has a tiny trappers museum included.... wheelchair accessible

Thank naughtypines
Reviewed 5 August 2018

Lots of displays to visit. It is self-guided yet there is an attendant you can chat with. Interesting set up with a tent used by miners as well as a wall of miner headwear. TV presentation explaining the history of mining and Elliot Lake. Lots...More

1  Thank Jenn T
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

We went on a Saturday. The museum is a few hundred metres from the Hampton. We looked at the exhibits and models. It was very interesting. It gives you and idea about how the town was formed and how it has chage as well as...More

2  Thank Patsy B
Reviewed 3 March 2018

A great presentation with great exhibits that walks you through the history of Elliot Lake and uranium mining that built the city.

Thank Donna R
Reviewed 18 October 2017

As you enter the Lester B. Pearson Civic Centre, through an amazing set of doors that invite one to discover. We paid $7 for a family of four. the museum is downstairs. There are mineral collections, a prospector's campsite, displays on early miners way of...More

Thank hongkongdave44
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We were in town to check out rental properties for Seniors Dropped in to visit this museum and it was very educational about how they swept in and staked out the ground for the Uranium. Lots of interesting equipment used in the mines and the...More

1  Thank Clarkwaynewinter
Reviewed 8 August 2017

This is a must see / must visit when you are in Elliot Lake ! The museum walks you through the history of the discovery, but also shows how the Uranium gets from the rock(ore) through processes until the pellets go into fuel rods. Very...More

1  Thank Terry R. M
Reviewed 23 February 2017

This is a lovely memorial to the mining industry in Elliot Lake. For the miners and their families it's like a trip down memory lane and an education for anyone not associated with the uranium mining here in Elliot Lake.

Thank Carolyn D
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Compact little museum in uranium country, with a lot of the early explorers' equipment and collection of relevant geological artifacts. The museum explains something about uranium mining but would benefit from investment and development of the story of the town and local mining, including some...More

Thank Alex S
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