A joint project with Science North since its conception, this attraction invites the visitor to go down an old nickel mine. Long a Sudbury landmark, the Big Nickel near the mine is a replica of the 1951 Canadian commemorative five-cent coin (9m/30ft-high, 0.6m/2ft-thick).
Address:122 Big Nickel Road, P3C 5T7 Sudbury
Price:20 $ (children 16 $)
summer: 9am-6pm; rest of year: telephone for timetable - closed Nov-Feb