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To understand potash mining - visit the Interpretive Centre

I have any number of cousins who work at and retired from the potash mines. Over the years they... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2017
SusanneCA
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La Selva Beach, California
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love to visit the museum right next door

tells you alot about the history of potash mining and easy access right off highway lovely park and... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2017
Sherry B
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Jul 20, 2017
“To understand potash mining - visit the Interpretive Centre”
Jul 11, 2017
“love to visit the museum right next door”
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Main Street | Park Ave, Esterhazy, Saskatchewan S0A 0X0, Canada
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Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

I have any number of cousins who work at and retired from the potash mines. Over the years they have tried to explain their work without much success. This interpretive centre gave me a thorough and clear understanding of potash mining - every step of...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank SusanneCA
Reviewed 12 July 2017

tells you alot about the history of potash mining and easy access right off highway lovely park and museum too.beautiful walk path and water fountain.across the street from local shops farmers market during the summer months.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Sherry B
Reviewed 30 May 2017

I've taken friends and relatives to this several times and each time it has been worth while. I just returned with my young niece and her partner from BC and they enjoyed the time as well. I understand it has volunteer people and I can...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Excellent way to learn about potash mining ,and the history of the industry in the Esterhazy area. The interpretive centre will take you from the beginning to the present day.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Frank534
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Long roads. Big sky. Strong winds. Travelling across the Canadian Prairies? Back needs a stretch? Brain in neutral for 500 miles? Break your trip in Esterhazy and get back on the road with something to talk about. "I never knew that." must be the most...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Lorne R
Reviewed 6 July 2016

I don't think too many people know what potash is and actually how important is and was. Very good, nicely organized. This was one of the major exporter in the world, I never knew

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed 25 March 2016

This is a very professional display and explanation venue housed in its own special building. As far as I understand, it's the only exhibit of its kind to showcase and explain the history and daily workings of a potash mine. I found it very interesting...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Kim P
Reviewed 9 March 2016

Very interesting interpretive centre. It's amazing you can see all the things going on in the mine. Well done.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Julie M
Reviewed 16 October 2015

This is a one of a kind centre. Very informative and fresh. Go as fast or as slow as you wish, staff is very informative as well

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank pauline c
Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

We visited on a Saturday. While the sign said it was open, the door was locked and another sign said to see the attendant in the museum next door. The museum was locked and yet another sign to find the attendant in another building. That...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank RGGinSK
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