Teck Trail Operations Interpretive Centre is downtown at the Visitor Centre at 1199 Bay Ave., Suite 200. The center has hands-on science exhibits that explain the processes of smelting and refining and how metals affect our everyday life. Tours of one of the largest lead-zinc smelters in the world depart from the interpretive center.
Long pants, long-sleeved shirts and closed shoes are required for the tours; cameras and video equipment are prohibited. Individuals with pacemakers should not attend. Full mobility is required on the plant portion of the tour. All visitors must provide their own transportation to and from the interpretive center to the plant.
Hours: Center open daily 9-5, July-Aug.; Mon.-Fri. 9-5, rest of year. Tours depart Mon.-Fri. at 10, July-Aug.; by appointment rest of year. Closed major holidays. Phone ahead to confirm schedule. Allow 2 hours minimum.