Capelton Mines

800 ch. Capleton
North Hatley, QC J0B 2C0- Map It
(819) 346-9545

AAA Editor Notes

Capelton Mines, 800 ch. Capleton, is a journey through time. Visitors travel by wagon up the mountain to the copper mine's entrance. The temperature in the mine is 9 C (48 F). They then explore the shafts and galleries on foot for 2 hours accompanied by a guide who is as passionate about the site as the original miners were in the 1800s. Also on the 263-hectare (650-acre) site are nature trails, a physical fitness course and a mining museum. Mine tour narration in English is available by reservation. Prospector tours also are available for an additional fee. Warm clothing and comfortable, waterproof walking shoes are recommended. Guided tours are available. Picnicking is permitted. Food is available.
$28.35; $24.50 (ages 16-17 and students with ID); $19.20 (ages 6-15); $6.15 (ages 3-5); $70.05 (family, two adults and two children ages 16-17); $64.50 (family, two adults and one child). Prices may vary. Reservations are recommended.
Hours: Tours are given daily on the hour 10-3, June-Aug. Phone ahead to confirm schedule.