Frank Slide Interpretive Centre - Historic Places Days

Frank Slide Interpretive Centre

Crowsnest Pass, Alberta
Cultural Heritage Centre
Crowsnest Pass, AB, Canada
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10:00 am – 5:00 pm


90 Seconds Changed Their Lives 


Visitors can feel the impact of the Frank Slide in a personal, interactive and creative setting, involving first-hand accounts by the people who lived through the destruction. Exhibits feature numerous audio-visual experiences, interactive computers, hands-on science-based displays, and an activity area for young children. Two award-winning high definition presentations “On the Edge of Destruction – the Frank Slide Story” and “In the Mountain’s Shadow” play daily. Walking trails around the Centre and through the slide provide spectacular mountain views and a closer look at the awesome power of nature. Admission fee. Gift shop. Picnic area. Walking trails.

Notes from "Alberta: Vistas and Venues, with Tea!"

Day One: Stay in Pincher Creek, then head out from there to two sites today if you’re feeling ambitious.

Frank Slide Interpretive Centre in Crowsnest Pass is our first stop.

We’ve already been here twice but I would go again.  The combination of storytelling, geology and science is quite fascinating as you explore this historic landslide that destroyed the town of Frank. We visited when our girl was two and when she was eight and both times there was plenty to do, see and learn.


  • Family-Friendly
  • Parking
  • Washrooms
  • Wheelchair Access


Crowsnest Pass, AB, Canada
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