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  • August 17, 2019 thru August 18, 2019
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Explore Fernie’s intricate history on a 90-minute walking tour of historical downtown.

On the surface, Fernie might seem like any mountain town: beautiful vistas, interesting shops, and over 90 accessible hiking and biking trails. If you dig a little deeper, you will discover a rich and dramatic history. Join one of our knowledgeable guides and explore the stories of Rum Runners and the devastating 1908 Great Fire and discover how these people and events have helped to shape Fernie as we see it today.

  • Tours are offered each weekend & holiday Mondays, June 8 - September 2, 2019
  • Depart from the Museum
  • Approx. 90 minutes in duration


11am: Rum Running & Whiskey Six
1pm: Fernie at War: A story of internment
3pm: The 1908 Great Fire

11am: Fernie at War: A story of internment
1pm: The 1908 Great Fire
3pm: >Rum Running & Whiskey Six


$10 and include admission to the Museum and a copy of the Fernie Walking Tour guide book. BOOK ONLINE

Tours will take place in all weather conditions. Please wear appropriate footwear for walking outside on slightly uneven ground. A weatherproof warm jacket and an umbrella are encouraged.

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  • The Fernie Museum, 491 2nd Ave, Historic Downtown Fernie