Simpson Copper Mineshaft

9244 Hwy 17E
Bruce Mines, ON P0R 1C0- Map It
(705) 785-3493

AAA Editor Notes

Simpson Copper Mineshaft, on Hwy. 17 across from the Bruce Mines Museum, provides guided 30-minute tours of a restored pre-steam mineshaft. Displays include photographs and documents; mining equipment, including a horse-powered hoisting machine (horse whim); rocks; 1840s geology books; and replicas of the original 1848 mine office. Time: Allow 30 minutes minimum.
$4; $3 (children and students with ID); $8 (family).
Hours: Tues.-Sat. 11-4, July-Aug.; by appointment May-June and in Sept. Last tour leaves 30 minutes before closing. Phone ahead to confirm schedule.