“As you can see we’ve had visitors from every country in the world” says the curator pointing to push pins crowding the countries on the map. Torrington Alberta’s “World Famous Gopher Hole Museum” really is world famous. It may also be the only museum in the world that’s a cross between a taxidermy shop and a Playmobil set.
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Spending my vacation time in Alberta, Canada I decided to stop in Torrington (population 200). I walked through the door of the Gopher Hole Museum and was greeted by a white-haired lady with a nametag pinned to her knitted sweater. She straightened her glasses as she stood up behind the counter, smiling. “Welcome to the Gopher Hole Museum! Let me tell you a bit about it before you go inside.”
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