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Well friends, with the weather getting chillier, things have slowed down and we are getting ready to call it a season. Next week will be our last Friday of the year. October 23 is our last day.
Open this weekend 11-4. Hope to see you soon!

#almostover #endofseason #lastchance #ClosingSoon #Kne...

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"In the moonlight, we'd dance...." 🧡

When last at the museum, I forgot to change the phone message. As such, we will be open Friday September 30 11-5 as people may have already made plans and cannot be contacted before arriving. We do hope you take some time to reflect on Truth and Reconcilliat...

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Well friends, as summer comes to an end, so do our Wedneday hours. August 31 and September 1 are the last Wednesday and Thursday of the season unless demand warrants otherwise. We will remain open Friday, Saturday and Sunday through September.11am-5pm.

Remember we are open all September ling we...

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Weekend plans? We are open Wednsday- Sunday (and holiday Mondays)10am-5pm. See you soon. Let's see if I can sneak in a bathing beauty😁

We are thrilled to be a focus of UofA professor Lianne McTavish's new book Voluntary Detours. This is not your typical travel book but an exploration of rural Alberta history, art, culture and peoples. It's a great read. Check it out!

2022 Hours
July Wed/Thurs/Fri/Sat/Sun 10am-5pm
Aug Wed/Thurs/Fri/Sat/Sun 10am-5pm
August 1 10am-5pm

Sept 1-5 10am-5pm
Sept Fri/Sat/Sun 11-4
October Sat/Sun 11-4

As always, we can accomodate private tours on days/hours we are not operating. $20 opening fee in addition to donation applies


Testimonials

5 months ago
One of the best experiences I've ever had. The staff person was very friendly and informative! The displays were absolutely fantastic; the backdrops were very well done and the gophers were phenomenal! Each diorama was memorable and I can't wait to go back and visit this museum again some day!
- Aster K
6 months ago
Hilarious, well maintained, and a fun little stop. The gopher hole museum is a treasure! The puns for each little diorama are excellent and the gift shop and facilities are clean and cute. Highly recommend for anyone who wants to visit a strange little tourist stop that also has some unusual history.
- Micaela D
6 months ago
Visited last summer, and this was such a fun and unique pit stop on the way home from Drumheller. The gopher displays are very cute and detailed, and the lady who works here is nice and friendly. I really enjoyed looking around at all the displays. This museum is great for all ages and I would definitely come back if I am in the area again. There’s also a gift shop!
- Sarah C

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Looking for something different?? It does not get more different than The World Famous Gopher Hole Museum!! Affordable fun for all!

Admission by donation.


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Torrington, AB T0M 2B0
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