Fernie & Elk Valley Culture Guide Issue 4 - Spring 2017 - Page 9
One of just a handful of artisan chocolate makers in the
entire world producing chocolate the traditional way. Watch
antique chocolate making machines, sample chocolate
nibs and learn about the process from bean to bar. Freshly
roasted coffee, ge lato (summer only) and macarons made
691 2nd Ave, Fernie | beanpod.ca
778-519-5008 | Open: Tue-Sat 12–5pm, hours may vary.
FERNIE BREWING COMPANY
The Elk Valley’s only brewhouse, producing 9 core brands
and a wide range of seasonal features and limited edition
brews. FBC is closed for renovations this spring, please call
26 Manitou Road, Fernie
ferniebrewing.com | 250-423-7797
THE FERNIE OIL DERRICK
The last standing wooden oil derrick in BC. Relocated to this
spot from the Flathead Valley in 1984. Interpretive panels,
picnic area, Visitor Information Centre, and geocache.
102 Commerce Road, off Hwy #3 at the Eastern gateway to Fernie
SPARWOOD MUSEUM, MINING ARTIFACT &
Discover the community and mining history of Michel, Natal,
Middletown and Sparwood. Follow a series of mine artifacts
into downtown Sparwood to see the famous wall murals.
141-B Aspen Drive, next to Sparwood Visitor Centre
sparwood.ca/museum | 250-425-0560
Open: Mon–Thu, 11am–4pm
SPARWOOD VISITOR CENTRE & TEREX TITAN
Visitor Centre and location of the 1974 GM Terex Titan –
once the world’s largest truck measuring 350 tonnes and
141 Aspen Drive, Sparwood | 250-425-2423
Open: April Mon–Thu, 9am–4pm | Fri 10am–3pm | Starting May open daily 9am–6pm
MICHEL-NATAL HERITAGE KIOSK
A series of six panels detailing the history of the Michel-
Natal communities that used to be at this location. A part of
Sparwood’s heritage, these panels include history of discovery,
mining and the Ktunaxa Nation. See feature, P8.
Kiosk is in two locations, one next to the Titan Truck in Sparwood,
and second on Hwy #3 east of Sparwood at the site of former Michel Hotel.