Amethyst Mine

Amethyst is found in many places along the north shore of Lake Superior. This open-pit mine is a rock hound's delight as pieces of the purple quartz can be collected (charge per pound) and polished stones purchased.

Useful information

Adresse : 

400 Victoria-Av. E.

Phone:

+1 807-622-6908

Price:

8 $

Opening hours

Jul-Aug: 10am-6pm; mid May-end Jun and early Sep - mid Oct: 10am-5pm

Nearby tourist attractions

Hillcrest Park
Hillcrest Park
Located on a cliff above Port Arthur,
60 minutes
Mt. McKay
Mt. McKay
This prominent flat-topped peak is the
30 minutes
North Shore Lake Superior
North Shore Lake Superior
This route passes several interesting
30 minutes
Fort William Historical Park
Fort William Historical Park
This magnificently reconstructed fort is
120 minutes
See all