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No. 9 Coal Mine & Museum

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Address: 9 Dock Street, Lansford, PA 18232
Phone Number: (570) 645-7074
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Let's start with the parking space :- Parking space is ample so you should not be worrying about it. Shoes(Trekking/Jogging) are must. You cannot have flip flops while going... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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English first
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6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Let's start with the parking space :- Parking space is ample so you should not be worrying about it. Shoes(Trekking/Jogging) are must. You cannot have flip flops while going into the Coal Mine. Museum is awesome and you can see how our ancestors were able to dig and work in this coal mine with these amazing tools. They are pretty... More 

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NJ
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Great tour, learned so much from it, it even inspired me to do further research.... Which led to my discovery through my mother that my great grandfather was a Lithuanian immigrant coal miner in Pennsylvania. John our guide was so knowledgeable, and funny too. Once again, don't miss this!

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Portchester
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Wasn't sure what we were going to see but what a wonderful surprise. 2 adults and 2 teenagers and we enjoyed it all. Bring a jacket its a constant 52 degrees. The museum was very interesting. The owners are the friendliest people. We were going to go to another coal mine but asked the "townies" for advise, this was the... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Lets start out with the museum. I really enjoyed it. There were many items that filled a big space. Clothing, tools, pictures, written records and a video on the history of coal mining in the Pocono Mountain region. We took the rail car that the workers used everyday. It was fun to be inside the mountain. Our tour guide lead... More 

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Wrightsville, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

This is a must see if you are in the area. Short drive from the main tourist area in Jim Thorpe. The ride into the mine is very interesting. Wear sneakers, pants, and a jacket. It is cold once you get into the mine. We learned a lot about the history of mining and the miners lives who worked in... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

The tour is given by a staff who are proud of their heritage. In the museum there is a plethora of items owned by the locals who donated to the museum.The owner explained that he told the family that they can claim the items at any time. He further explained that the items are family history and he did not... More 

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Crofton, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

If you want to see something, unique, unusual, entertaining and a learning experience, this is a must see. You literally descend 200' ft below ground in a modern coal car. (Trust me you would not want to go in an old car.) One tip, use the restroom before you go down in the hole, there are no shortcuts out of... More 

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Tempe, Arizona
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22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

The mine tour starts and ends with a ride into the mine on a battery powered mine train. Then the rest of the tour is a walking tour in the mine. The museum contains lots of donated items. The folks working there are very enthusiastic and really care about the history or Anthracite coal mining in this area of Pennsylvania.... More 

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Henderson, NV
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

We had friends visiting us from Canada and decided to take a day trip to the mine. As my husbands Dad had been a coal miner in West Virginia, we were very interested. We'd read the reviews of the #9 mine. Although the museum isn't in the greatest of shape, it still had a lot of interesting items and was... More 

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Pocono Mountains Region, Pennsylvania
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62 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

We took our 11 year old grandson to see part of the history of the great industrial age which was fueled by coal. We called in advance to see if it was open, and they said they were. We arrived at 2 pm and the sign on the road said they were closed, yet we saw several people walking around.... More 

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