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No. 9 Coal Mine & Museum

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Address: 9 Dock St, Lansford, PA 18232-1202
Phone Number: +1 570-645-7074
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Visit into the Earth

Probably the best anthracite mine tour. We were able to see all the elements of coal mining in the tour. The tour guide was very genuine and full of useful facts.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Winter Springs, Florida
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Winter Springs, Florida
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Probably the best anthracite mine tour. We were able to see all the elements of coal mining in the tour. The tour guide was very genuine and full of useful facts.

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Middletown, Delaware
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

You may have read or picked up information about coal mining. But, until you take the tour and see if first hand. Will you really learn what life was like. The tour guide is very knowledgeable.

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

We visited the Coal Mine and Museum expecting a mediocre stop on our venture through Pennsylvania. What we found is an amazing piece of history that rivals most other attractions and certainly other coal mine tours in the area. You will want to wear comfortable shoes and perhaps long pants and sleeves if you are susceptible to being chilled easily.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We toured the mine yesterday and loved it. The museum you walk through while waiting for the mine tour is small and a little interesting. The real treat is the mine! The tour guide takes your group into the mine on a little mine train thing. Be prepared- inside the mine is a constant 50 degrees. If you get cold... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

My PA History teacher actually took us on a field trip here in 2007 when I was a Freshman. I really enjoyed how they exemplified coal mining from back in the day. It's a sweet little piece of history in this historic state.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Tour guide Carman and museum manager Izzie were terrific and informed. The mines, left as they had been abandoned in the 1970s, give an intense view of life in the coal mines in the 19th century with all the misery and danger. Izzie answered all of my additional questions after the tour. A museum unlike any other.

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Ridgeway, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Great Tour - John was our guide as we went down into the mine. Such an interesting and eye-opening tour of the mines and workers who toiled in them. This is a must for everyone adults and kids. Educational and very well laid out. Take a jacket as it is cold underground. Would highly recommend.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

The museum is chock full of amazing authentic artifacts. The staff are friendly and helpful. Harmon was our tour guide and he made the tour what it was. He was knowledgeable and so much fun. You walk away with a new understanding of what it was like in the day. We actually have visited all three and this was our... More 

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Hanover, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

This tour was excellent! Learned so much about coal mining that we had no idea about. The guide was a coal miner himself so it was straight from the horses mouth. If you have the chance don't pass up the opportunity to visit this place. Not real impressive from the outside but definitely worth the time.

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Alachua
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

We were looking for something to do on a rainy day in the Poconos and found this on Trip Advisor. To be honest it looked a little questionable when we arrived. The museum tour was interesting but it's when we were taken down to tour parts of the old mine itself that was really amazing. Our teenaged daughter was even... More 

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