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No. 9 Coal Mine & Museum

9 Dock St, Lansford, PA 18232-1202
+1 570-645-7074
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Fun and educational

The museum is chock full of amazing authentic artifacts. The staff are friendly and helpful. Harmon... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2016
Melissa C
via mobile
Hidden Gem Tour

This tour was excellent! Learned so much about coal mining that we had no idea about. The guide was... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2016
Hanover, Pennsylvania
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
9 Dock St, Lansford, PA 18232-1202
+1 570-645-7074
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Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

The museum is chock full of amazing authentic artifacts. The staff are friendly and helpful. Harmon was our tour guide and he made the tour what it was. He was knowledgeable and so much fun. You walk away with a new understanding of what it...More

1  Thank Melissa C
Reviewed 26 August 2016

This tour was excellent! Learned so much about coal mining that we had no idea about. The guide was a coal miner himself so it was straight from the horses mouth. If you have the chance don't pass up the opportunity to visit this place....More

1  Thank HAPPYGIRL2012
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We were looking for something to do on a rainy day in the Poconos and found this on Trip Advisor. To be honest it looked a little questionable when we arrived. The museum tour was interesting but it's when we were taken down to tour...More

1  Thank becpierce
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Friendly and knowledgeable staff and owner's; small museum packed with history; trip into the mine was really amazing (50f constant temperature, take a coat in summer and wear long trousers) and we were in the mine around an hour. Few other activities on the surface...More

2  Thank Wendy H
Reviewed 16 August 2016

You will definitely appreciate the sacrifices of coal miners after taking this tour. I can't imagine working in those conditions 6 days a week. It was really interesting. My 11 and 13 year old thought it was a neat place too. If you think your...More

Thank Krispi76
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Whenever we visit Knoebels Amusement park, we like to pair it with a cave or mine tour to break up the ride home. This trip we chose the No. 9 Mine Tour. The tour starts with a museum of sorts, with lots of equipment and...More

Thank keltik01
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Must go. This is a key part of American history and understand how poorly laborers were treated. Gives good appreciation of what immigrant workers went through. Great train ride into the mines. Really well preserved. Take the family and friends. John was fantastic!!!

Thank travelgirlnyc25
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

This is a family owned business and some of the guides are real coal miners. The museum is a bit eclectic, there are lots of cool artifacts from mining, and the actual mine tour was very fun and educational. You get a real sense of...More

Thank babystepsbabysteps
Reviewed 11 August 2016

We picked up a brochure on this and decided it was worth a visit. Arrived just before 11(the first tour) and went on it.Mines were very interesting and cold. Was an hour or so and a funny guide. Museum at the end or at the...More

1  Thank buickman55
Reviewed 9 August 2016

My husband and I went on the train ride and the coal mine tour. They are very informative. Make Sure you bring a jacket as the coal mine is cold!

Thank Charlene W
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12 October 2017|
Response from Israel G | Property representative |
We are open the 21st and 22nd. 10am-4pm. Last tour at 3
11 October 2017|
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Response from busielady1 | Reviewed this property |
Adults $10 Children 4-10 years 6.50 babies and toddlers free Well worth the price. One of the best things we did on vacation.