Pennsylvania Anthracite Heritage Museum, Scranton

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The Pennsylvania Anthracite Heritage Museum preserves the heritage of anthracite coal mining in the U.S. State of Pennsylvania and is located in McDade Park in Scranton. The museum is part of the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. It features exhibits detailing the industrial history of northeastern Pennsylvania. The museum was featured on The Office episode "The Merger" in Michael and Dwight's parody of Lazy Sunday.

A few museum exhibits are also located at the companion Lackawana Coal Mine Tour.
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  • My father's family emigrated to Scranton in the early 1900s and a number of family members, including my grandfather, great-grandfather and several great-uncles, worked in the mines there, so I...  more »
  • Fantastic museum! If you are planning a trip to the Scranton area, you need to stop and check out this great museum. Great information and beautiful location!  more »
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  • Awesome information to learn about coal mines in general. Very cool and perfect for a really hot day. They have a little gift shop that actually has many "The Office" items in it. They do tours every 30 minutes, but leave early if they are all booked. You should get there a half hour early for your tour because they might book up and you'll have to wait even longer. The whole tour was great and it was very intriguing to learn some of these facts and lasted about 1 hour and 15 minutes. :)
  • Very informative. The tour guide was great... Awesome experience for all agea

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