Thetford Mines Mining and Mineralogical Museum

711 boul. Frontenac O.
Thetford Mines, QC G6G 7Y8- Map It
(418) 335-2123

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Thetford Mines Mining and Mineralogical Museum (Musée Minéralogique et Minier de Thetford Mines), 711 boul. Frontenac Ouest, focuses on asbestos, mineralogy, geology and mining history. Collections include more than 15,000 mineral specimens from around the world, including one 3.8 billion years old. Five different exhibitions are presented each year. A 2-hour guided tour of five historical mines departs from the museum; narration in English is offered. Guided tours are available.
Museum $9.75; $8.75 (senior citizens); $5.25 (students with ID); free (ages 0-6); $26 (family, two adults and two children). Combination ticket (includes museum and mine tour) $23.95; $13.95 (ages 7-17); $6.95 (ages 0-6). Prices may vary.
Hours: Daily 9:30-6, mid-June to early Aug.; Mon.-Fri. 9:30-4:30, Sat.-Sun. 1-5, rest of year. Phone ahead to confirm schedule.