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“Nice little place for history!!”

Ranked #6 of 34 things to do in Scranton
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Owner description: This museum documents the story and culture of the workers in the mines, mills, and factories of the Anthracite region of Pennsylvania, as well as the state and national impact of their labor.
Reviewed April 13, 2012

This is a great little history place! One things for sure is this, A great little train ride goes along way!

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Reviewed April 12, 2012

Scranton bears the scars of anthracite mining and this museum provides a fascinating insight into history of the region's coal mines. The exhibits are well researched and presented. They delve into the troubled labor history of the Lacawanna and Luzerne valleys at the turn of the century. L
The topic of child labor is not swept under the carpet. Immigrants and thereligions they brought to Scranton are showcased.

Highly recommended.

2  Thank kgmontreal
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Reviewed April 1, 2012

Been here many times and every time it's great! Good for all ages and especially in the summer when you want to do something to beat the heat :-)

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Reviewed March 7, 2012

cannot wait for family to visit to bring them here enjoyable

Thank Piazza1331
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Reviewed March 6, 2012

Wow, it sounds great. What did you like about it?
It is educational and informative for children and adults alike but it is also a shocking eye opener when it comes to the history of our local mines. It is also a good place to visit during the hot summer months and a nice place to pick up souvenirs.

Thank Anna C
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