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Seldom Seen Tourist Coal Mine

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Interesting History

Interesting history of a coal miner's life. Tour of the coal mine was interesting. It's... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Robert H
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Mifflinburg, Pennsylvania, United States
Really cool

This is a great attraction and very reasonably priced. It really shows what it must have been like... read more

Reviewed 27 January 2017
Harry P
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Hudson, Florida
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19 Jun 2018
“Interesting History”
12 Aug 2018
“Permanently closed no notice”
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A trip to this coal mine is a trip back through Pennsylvania's history.
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1531 Main St, Patton, PA 16668
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+1 800-237-8590
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Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

If you're looking to drive for hours upon endless hours to go see a closed up coal mine that you can't get into with absolutely no notice from the operators, this is the place for you!

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank charlestB5025NS
Reviewed 17 July 2018

I've visited before so I have an inkling what it looks like when it's open. The entrance sign is gone and the gate is locked. Unless something is posted by the Mine operator, I wouldn't drive out there.

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank briand471
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Interesting history of a coal miner's life. Tour of the coal mine was interesting. It's unimaginable how the miner's were able to work in such low ceilings, unable to stand.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Robert H
Reviewed 13 June 2018

I clicked on the website link and it does not work. I called the listed 1-800 phone number and got a convention center. The woman answering the phone told me that the mine is now closed. I did not visit as it is closed. i...More

Date of experience: June 2018
4  Thank acolcl
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

As mining history buff and mining engineer I can say this is a really well done tour! There are lots of interesting artifacts from the areas mining history and underground tour is superb.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Sam B
Reviewed 27 January 2017

This is a great attraction and very reasonably priced. It really shows what it must have been like during the hey day of the coal industry.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Harry P
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Traveled with Repine Travel by bus to Elkins , West Virginia to board the Tygart Flyer through the mountain of West Va. It was an enjoyable rail ride with a "hobo " lunch included. It was very scenic traveling along the river on one side...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 12 September 2015

It's a coal mine in an extremely wonderful area of Pennsylvania. We had arrived shortly after 1:00 pm thinking that we would not end up on that tour but luckily, the earlier tour had been running a bit late and we got on the 1:00...More

Date of experience: August 2015
2  Thank ns3347
Reviewed 16 August 2015

Nice place to visit with the grand kids! The grandson asked many questions--the guide did not answer correctly on just one question.

Date of experience: June 2015
3  Thank David R
Reviewed 29 July 2015

I was here as a kid 30 years ago and have now brought my kids. You get to ride the train into the coalmine. There are a couple of places that the guide lets you get out for pictures. The guide we had was a...More

Date of experience: August 2014
2  Thank plannintrips
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