World Famous Gopher Hole Museum

208 1 Street South
Torrington, AB - T0M 2B0

Type: Arts Museums
(403) 631-2133
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The World Famous Gopher Hole Museum, located in Torrington, Alberta, is a unique and quirky attraction that celebrates the charming and humorous side of rural life. Since opening its doors in 1996, this one-of-a-kind museum has delighted visitors from around the world with its imaginative displays featuring taxidermied gophers in various whimsical scenes depicting everyday life in a prairie town.

Visitors to the World Famous Gopher Hole Museum can marvel at the creativity and attention to detail of the museum's exhibits, which range from gophers dressed as cowboys and schoolteachers to scenes of gopher families enjoying picnics and attending town meetings. Each display is accompanied by humorous captions that offer witty commentary on rural life and the antics of these lovable rodents.

In addition to its charming exhibits, the World Famous Gopher Hole Museum also features a gift shop where visitors can purchase souvenirs and mementos to commemorate their visit. Whether you're a wildlife enthusiast, a lover of quirky roadside attractions, or simply looking for a fun and lighthearted way to experience Alberta's prairie culture, a visit to the World Famous Gopher Hole Museum is sure to leave you smiling.

 Please note that the museum operates seasonally, typically from spring to autumn, so visitors are advised to check ahead for opening hours and availability.

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Opening Hours Everyday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fees $2.00/person 
$0.50 (children under 14)

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