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History

  • Frank Slide Interpretive Centre opened April 28, 1985.
  • Opened by the Honourable Mary LeMessurier (Minister of Culture) and Honourable Fred Bradley (Minister of Environment).
  • Architects: Donnely and Whiting.
  • Original displays designed and built by Aldrich, Pears and Associates;¬†and Alberta Culture, Historic Sites Services.
  • The Interpretive Centre was designed to tell the story of resource extraction and coal mining in Alberta.
  • The focus shifted to Frank Slide, but it also serves as an orientation centre to the history of the Crowsnest Pass.