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Tour-Ed Coal Mine

748 Bull Creek Rd, Tarentum, PA 15084-3004
+1 724-224-4720
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Educational trip for all

We visited the mine while out and about in the area. My husband is a coal miner so we thought it... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2016
Holtdawg
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Bellaire, Ohio
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field trip

I took my kids and some friends for a "summer field trip." It was a great tour. Kids loved it... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2016
bkcarney
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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748 Bull Creek Rd, Tarentum, PA 15084-3004
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Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

We visited the mine while out and about in the area. My husband is a coal miner so we thought it would be neat to go. You start out upstairs in a little museum that shows a lot of different tools used to mine coal...More

1  Thank Holtdawg
Reviewed 19 February 2016

I took my kids and some friends for a "summer field trip." It was a great tour. Kids loved it... although we were all a bit nervous loading into the tiny coal cars to be transported into the dark mine!

1  Thank bkcarney
Reviewed 20 August 2015

This is a no longer operating mine that has been turned in to a kind of museum. You enter in a short train of real mine cars on a tour led by a former coal miner. You get to view life underground as it was...More

2  Thank KenPittsburgh
Reviewed 28 July 2015 via mobile

I've seen TV shows depicting coal mining life. This fails in comparison to seeing it in real life. The mine was easy to get to. You can eat lunch in a small picnic area and walk around the museum and other out buildings. You start...More

2  Thank crutt13
Reviewed 16 July 2015

Didn't take long to get there (40 minutes from Bridgeville, 20 minutes from Pittsburgh), easy to find. Restrooms in gift shop/museum were clean. Interesting artifacts abounded. Educational talk was, may I say, educational. Didn't have to wait long for trip down into the mine. The...More

1  Thank nursepd
Reviewed 28 June 2015

My mother and I went here on a rainy day in Pennsylvania. The museum is great with many things that have become antiques and miner's equipment. The staff is very helpful and nice. The tour inside the mine was informative with many mining equipment still...More

2  Thank tinky1242013
Reviewed 8 September 2014

kids loved it I loved it what more can you ask for? very educational and hands on, give it a try you will be pleased

1  Thank Klspears
Reviewed 19 August 2014

Was here in 1976 just went back today! It was really cool to speak with retired local miners that work there GREAT GUYS with great stories. My guide was cool older man with a wealth of information. What a terrible life a coal miner had!!!...More

1  Thank dressedforspace
Reviewed 22 July 2014

great experience. best kept secret in the area. we did not know about it until recently. IThey sell statuary made from coal in the museum

1  Thank spinningfeet
Reviewed 22 July 2014

We took our Journey Kids Program at The Kittanning Salvation Army here. Very cool trip. Loved the ride down.

2  Thank yministry101
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Darnell P
15 January 2016|
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Response from KenPittsburgh | Reviewed this property |
You might want to contact them with this question. As I remember it from two visits, people need to be able to get in and out of a mine train car (up a step or two and sit a bit hunched over) and in the mine walk on... More
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