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Quecreek Mine Rescue Site

151 Haupt Rd, Somerset, PA 15501-7231
+1 814-445-4876
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Coal Miners

Too see where these 9 brave miners were trapped for 4 long days and finally being rescued was... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
294rhondar
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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15th Anniversary

We ended up visiting here 2 days after the 15th Anniversary. They had just had a service at the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bob19512014
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Clearwater, Florida
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151 Haupt Rd, Somerset, PA 15501-7231
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Too see where these 9 brave miners were trapped for 4 long days and finally being rescued was amazing. The 9 trees planted in their honor.

Thank 294rhondar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ended up visiting here 2 days after the 15th Anniversary. They had just had a service at the site. Some retired coal miners were visiting on motorbikes. Emotional for them as you could see it in their eyes.

Thank Bob19512014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While the event that took place here was monumental, the site is underwhelming. The "educational" center provides minimal information and beside the actual rescue capsule, the other artifacts are generic. Outside, the actual site is just that - where it happened with minimal explanations, etc....More

Thank John G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

15 years ago 9 miners were rescued from this mine. How did they find them? How did they get to them? You should do a bit of on line research before visiting the site because it has been lost in the past for many of...More

Thank Michael P
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Did not know this were in the area, a true hidden spot. the story behind it is wonderful, still a working mine underground today.

Thank Nancy559
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Visited as part of bus tour to Flight 93 memorial. Speaker was excellent having been there during the 2002 rescue and knowing some of the trapped miners and rescuers. Appreciated being able to also tour the museum and outside items including the rescue capsule and...More

Thank wegoustay
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This was our first visit to a place that celebrates the hard work of many unselfish people and God's many miracles that culminated in the joyous rescue of nine miners who were trapped the equivalent of 25 stories below the earth for 78 terrifying hours....More

1  Thank laura i
Reviewed 17 May 2017

our hotel was as it turned out only 10 mins away, we made the drive and were glad we did, will come back again as we were too early but what we saw was interesting.

Thank enjoyingretirement65
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Too long a presentation, with inaccuracies and inappropriate references. The presenter admitted that she was not present for the rescue and then began to speak authoritatively about the happenings. We're glad the miners were rescued, but the presentation was nearly as long as their 78...More

Thank cjw_9
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Its a place to say I've seen it and done it. It was an okay place. There is a board there you can read to learn a little more.

Thank Shawna W
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