Gopher Hole Museum - Torrington, AB
Posted by: graylling
N 51° 37.492 W 113° 36.237
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Quick Description: The Gopher Hole Museum in Torrington, AB attracts visitors from all over the world.
Location: Alberta, Canada
Date Posted: 10/16/2008 7:50:47 PM
Waymark Code: WM4Z7X
The Gopher Hole Museum was first opened in 1996. Construction of the museum was helped by a grant from the provincial government. It was intended to be a homage to the areas greatest pest, the gopher.
The museum really put Torrington on the map when PETA heard about it made a big deal of the idea of stuffed gophers. Since then the popularity of the museum has exploded with visitors coming from all over the world to see the exhibits.
Days and Hours of Operation:
Jun 1 - Sept 30
10am - 5pm
201 1 ST S
Torrington, Alberta Canada
Related Website: [Web Link]
Price of Admission: 2.00 (listed in local currency)
What is in the collection:
This museum features stuffed gophers in various poses dressed as everyday people.
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