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No. 9 Coal Mine & Museum

9 Dock St, Lansford, PA 18232-1202
+1 570-645-7074
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Informative and interesting

Visited mid-day on a Saturday. We were on site about 3 hours between tour and museum. Israel was... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2016
Easton, Pennsylvania
via mobile
Excellent Tour of Coal Mine and Its 'Heyday'

Excellent tour and the guides were informative and interesting. Did not know that mules could not... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2016
Howard B
Bel Air, Maryland
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9 Dock St, Lansford, PA 18232-1202
+1 570-645-7074
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Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

Visited mid-day on a Saturday. We were on site about 3 hours between tour and museum. Israel was interesting and displayed great passion for the miners and the mine. The mine is not maintained in a clean, 'touristy' manner - this is not a detraction....More

1  Thank whiskey3pa
Reviewed 1 January 2016

Excellent tour and the guides were informative and interesting. Did not know that mules could not be 'backed up' and that to mine coals with mules to carry the cars they had to dig a narrow path (Circle) to bring the mules back to the...More

Thank Howard B
Reviewed 10 December 2015 via mobile

It was intresting but cold and dark .. Wet and dirty... But if you a glompse if history worth the trip

2  Thank aidette v
Reviewed 28 October 2015

The museum and mine participated in Smithsonian Museum Day in September so if you downloaded a ticket you got in for free. Regular admission to the museum and mine is $10 for adults. The museum has oictures and artifacts relating to coal mining, but many...More

1  Thank Pnemiller
Reviewed 26 October 2015

This was one of the most interesting tours I have ever been on! Our guide Steve is a real coal miner and he was entertaining and informative. My husband and I felt a little claustrophobic at the beginning of the ride in, but we quickly...More

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 15 October 2015

Take this tour! It is a fascinating look at the history of coal mining in our country. But, if you are claustrophobic and don't like the dark, this might not be for you. Our tour guide was informative and funny and this was a highlight...More

Thank caritk
Reviewed 8 October 2015

The #9 coal mine and museum is having a haunting Oct.30-31 and Nov.1. Time 6 to 10 pm. The theme is taken from D.INFERMO with out all the sins. Come see the DEVIL and his cohorts in person. Plus more. Price $10. No person under...More

Thank toothpick345
Reviewed 1 October 2015

What an amazing experience. We rode the cart/train into the mine then did a walking tour. The tour guide was very informative. Best tour of the Poconos weekend.

1  Thank Di M
Reviewed 28 September 2015

You wouldn't think touring a mine in a small town in PA would be good, but it is. Well worth the $10 entry fee... very informative... great views inside the mine... good picture taking opps... just a great time. And the little museum and gift...More

Thank idubtheeviking
Reviewed 8 September 2015

My husband and I visited Wilkes Barre for the Labor Day weekend. We were visiting the area from Maryland. I selected our destinations for sightseeing based on reviews from Tripadvisor. We were not disappointed. We stayed approximately 1 hour from the mine. The drive was...More

Thank bbears4fun
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Nicolas C
13 January 2017|
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Response from jkfinl | Reviewed this property |
It's not a big operation, so I would definitely call before you go.
Thomas B
15 July 2016|
Response from Marcy W | Reviewed this property |
ADMISSION FEES Mine Tour & Museum -- $10.00 per person (Age 11 to Adult) Mine Tour & Museum -- $6.50 per person (Child Age 5 to 10) Child Age 4 or Under ---- FREE School Groups of 20 or More ----- $6.00 each
19 May 2016|
Response from whiskey3pa | Reviewed this property |
Depending on how far along you are, getting into the car may be tricky. The roughness of ride was minor, definitely damp.