The Michel-Natal/Sparwood Heritage Society was established in 1985 to preserve and provide information on the history of the Elk Valley.
This museum tells the story of mining and the communities of Corbin, Michel, Middletown, Natal and Sparwood.
The museum is home to pictures and artifacts spanning over 115 years of the region’s mining and settlement history. Museum displays highlight the story of the early mines and communities of Corbin, Middletown and Natal, and the story of Sparwood and mining today.
Journey into the past and discover some of the extraordinary events, people and places that helped share the community of Sparwood.
Discover more about Sparwood’s underground and open pit mining heritage throughout the community. Visit the Terex Titan to get a sense of the scale of mining equipment used by Teck at local open pit mines today. Take a self-guided mural and artifacts historical tour that takes you around the downtown core.