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Seldom Seen Tourist Coal Mine

1531 Main St, Patton, PA 16668
+1 800-237-8590
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Great realistic tour

As mining history buff and mining engineer I can say this is a really well done tour! There are... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2017
Sam B
via mobile
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
Bellefonte, Pennsylvania
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A trip to this coal mine is a trip back through Pennsylvania's history.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good38%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“coal industry” (2 reviews)
“walk around” (2 reviews)
“mining” (4 reviews)
1531 Main St, Patton, PA 16668
+1 800-237-8590
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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.

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.

Thank Electraglide2005
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

Thank mmalloy321
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

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.

1  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

2  Thank plannintrips
Reviewed 8 June 2015 via mobile

Our little one has been infatuated with mining. We recently visited this attraction that we found online. It's a real coal mine that isn't in use anymore. The men who were there are miners who volunteer. It is in a very rural area. The tour...More

3  Thank lmcclain
Reviewed 15 August 2014

My granddaughter and i visited the mine this summer. The former miner gave a very personal perspective of the industry that was so important to this area. Fee very reasonable. I miss the miners home display. I've taken my children , grandchildren, and friends here...More

3  Thank Debbie L
Reviewed 5 August 2014

We are finishing taking our three grandchildren, one at a time, to see the Seldom Seen Tourist Coal Mine near Patton, Pennsylvania. We learned a great deal from the retired coal miners who take you through the mine in covered mine cars that are pulled...More

3  Thank Warren C
Reviewed 15 July 2014

My brother had been wanting to take this tour for years. He finally talked my nephew and me into doing it. Being Pennsylvania natives, mining is part of our heritage--even though no one in our immediate family was a minor. I was pretty nervous since...More

3  Thank AltoonaGirl1980
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