Museums Near Elliot Lake

September 19th, 2018 by

Elliot Lake Nuclear & Mining Museum

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Interested in heading out in a new Honda to find some fun Elliot Lake activities to enjoy? The team at Palladino Honda is here to help with this list of Elliot Lake museums where you can learn about the history of Elliot Lake mining. Find out how this town became one of the world’s capitals for uranium extraction, and where you can go to learn more!

Elliot Lake Nuclear & Mining Museum

Once the Uranium Capital of the World, Elliot Lake mining is a benchmark of our community and a proud part of our city’s heritage. At the Elliot Lake Nuclear & Mining Museum, you’ll be able to learn about how uranium was mined from the depths of the earth, pay tribute to fallen miners, and explore our greatest miners at the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame.

Location:
235-245 ON-108
Elliot Lake, ON

University of Waterloo Earth Sciences Museum

While not located in Elliot Lake, a road trip to the University of Waterloo Earth Sciences Museum will offer visitors a rich history of the region, including significant and important information about the geological makeup of Elliot Lake. Go to the Earth Sciences Museum and learn about how, in the middle of the twentieth century, Elliot Lake mined and sold around half a billion dollars worth of uranium. You can also dig into the geological history that made this area such a rich area for the mining of this raw material. While you’re there, make sure to check out the fossils, mineral samples, dinosaur skeletons, and more!

Location:
200 University Avenue West
Waterloo, ON

Timber Village Museum

Closer to Elliot Lake in Ontario, the Timber Village Museum offers another slice of life in Canada, with artifacts and exhibits focusing on the logging and lumbering industry in Blind River, as well as frontier life. There are also art exhibits and annual events such as living history reenactments, silent auctions, a Lumberjack Dinner and so much more at the Timber Village Museum.

Location:
180 Leacock St at Hwy 17
Blind River, ON

Find Other Elliot Lake Activities with the Team

whether you’re interested in finding more fun stuff to do in Elliot Lake, or looking for the best restaurants in Sturgeon Falls, the locals at Palladino Honda in Sudbury, ON, are happy to offer their recommendations. Our dealership is open Monday through Saturday, and you if you have any questions, or would like more information, you can contact us anytime!