Check out the links on this page to learn more about the fascinating heritage of the Crowsnest Pass.

All of the links on this page will take you to external websites.

Pass History

The Virtual Crowsnest Highway – an unbeatable website for the history of the Crowsnest Pass.

When Coal Was King – exhaustive coverage of every aspect of coal mining in Canada a century ago. Click on the Site Map tab to find a specific topic.

Crowsnest and its People – the definitive Crowsnest Pass history book, now on-line.

Pass Heritage Facilities and Activites

Frank Slide Interpretive Centre – an informative and fun place with lots of interactive exhibits.

Crowsnest Museum – the name says it all.

Bellevue Mine Tours – see what it’s really like in an underground coal mine with this guided interpretive tour.

Open Doors and Heritage Festival – get ‘inside’ Crowsnest heritage.

Rum Runner Days – a fun-filled week of community and heritage events.

Pass Heritage Organizations

Crowsnest Heritage Initiative (internal link)

Crowsnest Historical Society

Crowsnest Pass Ecomuseum Trust Society

Other Links

Historical Society of Alberta

Heritage News , the newsletter of the Crowsnest Heritage Initiative (internal link)