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No. 9 Coal Mine & Museum

9 Dock St, Lansford, PA 18232-1202
+1 570-645-7074
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Great peek into US history

The tour and the museum are not huge, but packed with information, so be sure to give yourself... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
Jopacca
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Very interesting worth a visit

The coal mine is very informative and the tour guides are very knowledgeable. I brought a 6 and 3... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2017
JCNJ80
via mobile
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“tour guide” (29 reviews)
“bring a jacket” (10 reviews)
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9 Dock St, Lansford, PA 18232-1202
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+1 570-645-7074
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

The tour and the museum are not huge, but packed with information, so be sure to give yourself enough time. We did it in conjunction with a bike trip on the Lehigh Gorge trail, and wished we had planned more time for the tour. The...More

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Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

The coal mine is very informative and the tour guides are very knowledgeable. I brought a 6 and 3 year old to visit. The 6 year old was ok but it didn't hold the 3 year olds attention and it is a group tour so...More

1  Thank JCNJ80
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Reviewed 28 November 2017

My husband and I visited the No. 9 Coal Mine and Museum to tour a shut-down coal mine. (The coal mine operated from 1855 to 1972.) We rode a train into the coal mine and then a guide took us on a walking tour of...More

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Reviewed 19 November 2017

In many years of sight-seeing, this experience ranks among the best! It is a totally authentic, ‘no frills’ look into the underground mining of anthracite coal in the coal rich regions of Pennsylvania. There is a museum and a tour into the underground interior of...More

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Reviewed 31 October 2017

An interesting part of the hardships faced by the immigrants that worked in the coal mines. Actually get to ride down into the mine and get an idea of what it was like to work there. Our guide was not the best.

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Reviewed 1 October 2017

Went here about 3 years ago when passing through PA to go home to Texas. It was definitely the highlight of the trip! Just a really fascinating and immersive experience that has stayed with me. It was chilly down in the mine but they provided...More

Thank sungtongss
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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

The coal mine is neat to see and the tour guide was awesome. Very knowledgeable and professional. The down fall of this tour was the jerk worker, who's purpose on the tour was not clear, who was smoking at the very small train station waiting...More

5  Thank Coleen S
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Israel G, Manager at No. 9 Coal Mine & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2017

I Am So sorry for that, do you remember what he looks like so I can fire him. we tell our employees they are not allowed to smoke around our guest. I won't tolerate that I suffer from cancer. so they should know better if...More

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Reviewed 31 August 2017

A very nice tour. Our tour guide Zac was wonderful and so informative. It is cold in the mine, so make sure you wear a jacket or sweatshirt, and wear shoes that will protect your feet. The tour was an awesome experience and we learned...More

2  Thank countryjo
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Reviewed 23 August 2017

My wife and I have done other mine tours before but have not done the #9 mine . I had both of my grandfathers work in mines so this really interests me to see what they went through. I figured that it would be just...More

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Reviewed 15 August 2017

By far the best experience while on vacation. Highly recommend checking this place out! Dress warm with a sweatshirt and sneakers.

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Israel G, Manager at No. 9 Coal Mine & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

thank you so much for the positive feed back . our tour guides are very knowledgeable. we try to be At our best all the time Come Back Again And Let Your Friends Know About Us Thank You Again

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Patricia K
14 March 2018|
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Response from Israel G | Property representative |
Hello,Yes We 2nd week Of April. 2018.Please Visit Our Website For Upcoming Events at The No.9 Mine And Museum.
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Spaceyroni
13 October 2017|
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Response from Israel G | Property representative |
We are open the 21st and 22nd. 10am-4pm. Last tour at 3
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