Tour-Ed Mine & Museum sits on 13-acres with various attractions for your entertainment. The map below will help you navigate throughout the grounds when planning your Tour-Ed Mine & Museum adventure. There are park maps at the admission office for your use.
Our entrance is off of Ridge Road at the Tarentum exit 14, off of RT 28 north of Pittsburgh. The entrance provides ample room for vehicles and school buses to safely navigate drop off and pick up points and accommodate parking.
A beautiful on-site 13-acre park named in dedication to Tour-Ed Mine & Museum’s Founder, Ira Wood. Visitors and groups are welcome to bring a picnic lunch and enjoy the scenery.
This is the entrance to the mine where you will start your mine tour.
The museum houses thousands of antiques and historical pieces on display for our visitors. The museum has restrooms, first aid and a souvenir shop with snacks.
The covered picnic pavilion is located in the Ira Wood Park and can be reserved for birthday parties, school field trips and groups to establish a home base and eat lunch.
Visit an authentic mine rescue vehicle.
Local bands perform on the Ira Wood Stage Pavilion located on the edge of the Ira Wood Park.
See how a real saw mill cuts timber to form wood plank and other various cuts of construction lumber that was used to sure up the mine shaft as the miners cut deeper into the earth.
Tour-Ed Mine has an above ground strip mine area where visitors can see how strip mining is performed with large strip mining equipment.
The Park area has an authentic Pittsburgh & Shawmut Railroad Caboose.
See what is was like to live in a log home in 1785.
An early 1900s horse drawn farm wagon and crafted wooden sleigh are on display.
Our souvenir shop has really “Coal” stuff for purchase. Unique gifts and souvenirs for any age, candy, drinks novelties and snacks. Make sure you stop in.
There are various restrooms located at the museum and between the picnic pavilion.
There is plenty of parking at the entrance to the park. Our parking lot can facilitate any type of vehicle including multiple school buses.
If needed, we are equipped with first aid stations at the entrance and in the mine and in the museum.