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Before your underground tour, you’ll learn the ins and outs about coal mining, miners and the equipment they use. Your instructor is a real coal miner who will share some mining tales and answer any questions you may have.
Time to go to work. Put on your authentic Tour-Ed Mine hard hat and climb into a real coal car for your 1/2 mile journey into a mining experience you’ll never forget.
Inspected, safe mine environment modified for group tours and attraction comfort
All guides are experienced coal miners, educated in mine safety
Live demonstrations- Experience what it’s like to be a coal miner
Authentic mining tools and methods from the 1850’s through today
Mine Tours are approximately 30 minutes underground
A light jacket is suggested with a mine temperature of 52 to 55 degrees year-round
Tour groups are taken 25 or fewer at one time to ensure an experience like no other
Buses and all-size groups welcome
Unique, educational school and scouting fieldtrip
Covered picnic pavilion available; reservation suggested
Route 28, Exit 14, Tarentum
Just 20 minutes from downtown Pittsburgh!
(724) 224-4720

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