Alberta's Provincial Historic Sites, Interpretive Centres and Museums
Frank Slide Interpretive Centre, Crowsnest Pass, Alberta

Special Events 2017

109th Anniversary of the Frank SlideFamily Day at the Frank Slide

Monday, February 20, 2017

Celebrate Family Day at the Frank Slide. Enjoy free admission, four display galleries, interactive exhibits, and two high-definition award-winning shows. Have your portrait “taken” by our quick-draw artist and take your own caricature sketch home.




109th Anniversary of the Frank Slide114th Anniversary of the Frank Slide

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Special presentations will take place throughout the day highlighting the amazing story of the 1903 Frank Slide. While at the Centre, enjoy our two award-winning movies. .




Aniversary of Hillcrest Mine Disaster103rd Anniversary of the Hillcrest Mine Disaster

Sunday, June 18, 2017

On June 19, 1914, 189 men were killed in Canada’s Worst Mine Disaster. The Frank Slide Interpretive Centre will offer special interpretive presentations, prop talks on underground mine lamps, and audio-visual shows all highlighting this tragic accident. While at the Centre, explore the heart-rending story through an interactive exhibit: Voices of Disaster: The Hillcrest Experience.



Doors Open and Heritage FestivalCrowsnest Pass Doors Open & Heritage Festival

logosThursday to Monday, August 3 to 7, 2017

The Crowsnest Pass is excited to launch its 12th annual Doors Open and Heritage Festival weekend. Our theme will be Lawmen: Rum Running in the Crowsnest Pass. Throughout the weekend, the Frank Slide Interpretive Centre and the community of Crowsnest Pass will be highlighting the story of the rum runners and the policemen who pursued them. Enjoy guided hikes, presentations and events highlighting the Crowsnest Pass and the amazing stories of Emilio Picariello, the Red and Black Routes, and the Whiskey Six, just to name a few.


Alberta Arts DaysAlberta Culture Days

Friday, September 29 to Sunday, October 1, 2017

Musical events, Harvest of Memories and much more will be taking place at the Frank Slide Interpretive Centre, Crowsnest Pass Public Art Gallery and Crowsnest Museum for this year’s Alberta Culture Days celebration.




Contact and Location Information

For further information please call: (403) 562-7388 or be connected toll free by calling the Alberta Rite line at 310-0000. The Frank Slide Interpretive Centre is located 1.5km off of Highway #3 in the Crowsnest Pass, Alberta.

Contact: Cathy Pisony

Last reviewed/revised: April 5, 2017