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We were on vacation for a week in the Poconos and were all looking forward to this after seeing all the great reviews. It was a pretty far drive from where we were staying. When we got there on a Wed we couldn't believe the...More
I took a tour of Lansford's #9 Coal Mine and came away quite impressed. Being from a family of coal miners, I knew it's history and the history of coal mining in general. The guide certainly did know his stuff. All truthful and sometimes sad...More
The tour was very interesting. Our tour guide, Zach knew his stuff. The entire tour was just under an hour and well worth the $10 admission charge. The museum isn't much. It provides some things to look at prior to the tour. We got there...More
We visited Pennsylvania and decided to do something on a rainy day which brought us to the number nine coal mine. What an adventure and a great opportunity! We had an awesome tour guide very knowledgeable and answered all questions from all ages! We even...More
My husband had been wanting to go into a coal mine, not sure what made us pick this one but I'm glad we did. The tour was very informative and we got a special treat because they were celebrating their Anniversary. So in addition to...More
This is an underground mine tour. The old coal mining workings are accessed via an enclosed man car pulled by an electric motor into a tunnel leading to the workings. For the more than reasonable fee of $10 for an adult and $6.50 for children...More
This was a good educational experience about life in a mining town. Our guide was great, he cared about the mine and gave us great information about working and living conditions when the mine was open.
no 9 mine is easy to find. There are...More
We didn't even know about this until another guest at our hotel was making small talk asking where are we from and what are we doing here. Well, I asked the same questions to him. lol He had plans on visiting the coal mine and...More