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Touring the Number 9 Coal Mine: The World’s Longest-Operating Coal Mine

No 9 Coal Mine Tour in Pennsylvania

Northeastern Pennsylvania’s Coal Region is well known for having the largest deposit of anthracite coal in the Americas. While there are still coal operations throughout the region, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, coal was a powerful economic driver in the region and drove tens of thousands of immigrants to this corner of the state.

Today, a few sites have been set up to tell the story of this history and offer a look at what life was like for coal miners. One such site is the Number 9 Coal Mine and Museum in Lansford, PA.

The Number 9 Coal Mine was opened in 1855 by the Lehigh Coal and Navigation Company. The mine featured miles of tunnels and went as far as 800 feet below the surface. It produced a significant amount of anthracite coal from the Panther Valley’s Mammoth Vein in Carbon County, PA .

The entrance to the Number 9 Coal Mine and Museum in Lansford PA

In 1972, the mine was officially closed. However, its 117 years of operation makes it still the longest continuously operating anthracite coal mine in the world.

In 1992, 20 years after closing for business, the Number 9 Coal Mine was opened for tours to those wanting to learn more about this industry that built Northeastern Pennsylvania. Believe it or not, this is the oldest former coal mine that can be toured in the United States.

Tours of the Number 9 Coal Mine start off in the museum adjacent to the mine’s entrance. While not as in-depth as what you’ll find at the Anthracite Heritage Museum in Scranton , the museum is definitely larger than those at the other coal mine tours I’ve done in PA.

The museum at the Number 9 Coal Mine in Carbon County PA

The museum is filled with artifacts relating to the coal industry in the region. While more signage would have really helped to better explain the items on display, it’s still really neat to see what has been gathered here.

While you could spend hours exploring every item in the museum, there were a few highlights that are worth checking out.

The first was a large model of the Number 8 Breaker that was an important step in the process of making the coal mined here useable. While the building itself is gone, this model allows you to better understand the process of turning coal into a useable product.

I also really enjoyed the collection of jewelry and other items that were made out of coal. Given how often you see and think of coal as just being for fuel, it was really neat to see items that used coal in decorative ways.

Ride into the Number 9 Coal Mine in northeastern Pennsylvania

Tours of the mine itself last about an hour and run every hour on the hour (with the last tour one hour before the site closes). Depending on when you arrive, you might have to spend a bit of time checking out the museum after your tour.

Tours of the mine start from the museum where visitors are offered both a coat and a hard hat. I recommend bringing a coat or sweatshirt with you, though so you don’t have to worry about the sizes available. As for the hard hats, while the ceilings are generally high, I still recommend wearing one, especially if you are tall as there are a few spots where you’ll need to duck.

After climbing in the mining car (definitely the physically hardest part of the tour), your tour guide will drive it a quarter mile into the mountainside.

Train at No 9 Coal Mine and Museum in Lansford Pennsylvania

Unlike the Lackawanna Coal Mine Tour in Scranton where the path into the mine is on a steep slope, the ride here is quite flat, though very bumpy, like you’ll experience at the nearby Pioneer Tunnel Coal Mine Tour and the Tour-Ed Mine near Pittsburgh .

After riding a quarter mile into the mountain, the train stops and you exit the car nearly 200 feet below the earth’s surface.

Once you’ve managed to squeeze out of the car that brought you into the mine, the guide offers a great overview of the mine and its history.

The tour doesn’t cover a significant amount of distance but does offer the chance to see several areas of the mine.

Anthracite Cage Shaft at the No 9 Coal Mine in Lansford PA

As you are guided through the space, guides provide a wealth of knowledge about how mining worked during the era it was open and how mining changed over the years. 

One of my favorite spots was the mine’s old cage shaft, which worked much like an elevator. This incredible piece of engineering once took miners as much as 600 additional feet below ground. If you look between the cracks in the cages, you can see deep into the mine, which is flooded approximately 200 feet further down the shaft.

Another neat area is the hospital that was carved directly out of the rock. This hospital was part of the concessions that workers got over the years as working conditions slowly began to improve. However, as guides usually point out, there wasn’t a significant amount medical supplies available in these mine hospitals.

Hospital inside a coal mine in PA

After learning about the history of mining inside the Number 9 Coal Mine, you return to the mining train cars for the ride back out of this historic mine.

I’ve visited several different coal mines in Pennsylvania and each offers something a bit different and a unique reason to visit it.

For the Number 9 Coal Mine and Museum, I was most impressed by some of the historic elements that still existed within the mine and the quality of their museum. Even if you’ve visited other coal mines in PA or beyond, this is still a great spot to visit.

Looking for more places to visit nearby? Check out Eckley’s Miners Village , the Greater Hazleton Historical Society Museum , Locust Lake State Park , and the best things to do in Jim Thorpe, PA .

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I agree with your story Great place to visit. As a tour guide from Tour-Ed Mine & Museum I enjoyed the tour guides and displays.

My family & I lived in nearby Coaldale, where the coal breaker was located, just a few hundred feet away from the mine. I remember both actively operating when I was a kid. The No. 9 mine is a great place to visit and get a genuine view of the history of the area.

My Great-grandfather was a fifty year employee at the mine and lived nearby. He actually has a brick with his name on it on display. Great Tour..very realistic.I think they have a weekend festival in the summer

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Visit No.9 Coal Mine and Museum and experience an anthracite coal mining museum and underground coal mine tour.

Visitors can enjoy a self guided tour of the museum housed in the No. 9 Mine’s original Wash Shanty. See exhibits detailing the lives of the miners who built the Anthracite coal region. Tourists will experience a 1 hour guided walking tour of the No. 9 Coal Mine, “the oldest coal mine you can tour in the United States”. Visitors will see the mine’s 900’ deep shaft, explore the mule-way, and see a miner’s hospital cut from solid rock. At the end of the tour visitors can browse the Gift Shop located in the museum.

Special events include Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day weekend picnics, Miner’s Heritage Festival in July.  Check our website for details.

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Daryl, our tour guide, was the best. Ten years a miner, and his father and grandfather were miners, too. Very knowledgeable and personable, great with kids. I highly recommend the tour and museum. A great look into history.

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If you're really into mining and the local history, the attached museum is super comprehensive! Kids will like the train ride into the mine -- funky, noisy and rattle-y cars take you in. The rest of the tour is walking a big mine tunnel circle back to the train. About an hour or so tour. The guide was very informative. Wear good shoes and dark clothing - everything you touch gets black on you...!

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This is a fascinating place to explore some of Pennsylvania's rich mining history. Our No. 9 Mine tour guides were passionate and very knowledgeable.

Unusual mine in that the doctor's office and the original mine elevator is still intact. Located just west of Jim Thorpe, PA, on Route 209. It is the most original and preserved Anthracite mine I've seen. Well worth the trip from local area and to get away from the routine tourist traps of the Poconos.

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No. 9 mine hosts annual picnic, car show, tours

No. 9 Coal Mine and Museum will host the annual Miners Picnic and AACA Car Show from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

The grounds will be filled with the wonderful smells of homemade ethnic foods coming from the picnic pavilion, the sights of beautiful antique, classic and street rod vehicles displayed on the grounds, the sounds of great music from DJ Shawn Frederickson, and the feel of cool air coming from the historic No. 9 Coal Mine as visitors prepare to board the mine train for the one hour underground tour of the world’s oldest deep mine followed by a trip through the mining museum on the surface.

Admission to the grounds, car show and parking are free.

A nominal fee is charged for the mine tours, museum, and food. This is a rain or shine event open to the public.

The Anthracite Region Chapter of the Antique Automobile Club of America will present an antique, classic and street rod vehicle show on the grounds. Anyone wishing to display their automobile can register when they arrive on Sunday. There are no registration fees and it is rain or shine. The car show, music, picnic grounds and mining museum are free admission and we offer free parking.

A variety of homemade ethnic foods will be available for sale at the picnic pavilion including favorites such as halupki, halushki, pierogies, turkey barbecue, hamburger barbecue, ham and bean soup, hot dogs, homemade desserts, and a variety of beverages. This old fashioned picnic is reminiscent of the annual coal miner’s picnics which were held years ago throughout the coal region. Come early, have a great time and enjoy the great food. Take outs are also available. Food will be available for sale beginning at 11 a.m.

The main attraction at No. 9 Coal Mine and Museum is the fascinating guided underground tours of the No. 9 Coal Mine which first opened in 1855. No. 9 Mine in Lansford is the world’s oldest operating deep mine. Tours are approximately one hour in length and include the mine train ride into the mine where visitors then embark on a walking tour to see the fascinating sights such as the massive elevator shaft, mule-ways, underground hospital, Go Devil, and the daily work areas of coal miners. The temperature underground is approximately 52 degrees year round. Visitors will also enjoy browsing the countless new exhibits and artifacts inside the area’s largest coal mining museum and gift shop located in the former miner’s wash shanty building built in 1912.

Sunday’s events offer something for all ages as we celebrate the Memorial Day Weekend with family and friends.

For further information, contact No. 9 Coal Mine and Museum at 570-645-7074, visit us on Facebook or the web at www.no9mine.com .

No. 9 Coal Mine and Museum is located in Lansford, and operated by the Panther Creek Valley Foundation, a 501c3 nonprofit organization that preserves the heritage and culture of coal miners and their families in the Panther Creek Valley. No. 9 Coal Mine and Museum is located in the Lansford National Historic District and individually listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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'What a beautiful walk': Allman raises funds for First Tee with Chalk Mine 9 marathon hike

Jun. 11—Tony Allman and the Chalk Mine 9 have been linked together since long before the nine-hole short course was even built.

Allman, the board chair of the First Tee — Aiken, was involved in so many steps for so many years in making the Chalk Mine 9, and the entire facility that now houses the chapter and the USC Aiken men's golf team, a reality that was officially dedicated in September of 2022.

But never had he and the short course been more synonymous with one another than they were Tuesday.

That's when Allman, with wife Debbie and First Tee — Aiken executive director Heidi Hoffman, embarked on a fundraising marathon that kept the trio looping around and around the Chalk Mine 9.

The goal that Allman sent to prospective donors was to play 100 holes, with a start time of 6:15 a.m. and a hopeful conclusion by 1 p.m.

He played 108, and he finished by noon.

"I'm feeling well now," he said later in the day Tuesday after having a chance to rest up, adding with a laugh, "I did take a little nap. The feet are definitely yelling at me, but I feel very good."

A little bit of ice on a nagging shoulder and back, two parts of the body that aren't necessarily thrilled about that many swings of a golf club, helped also ease the sting of a few missed opportunities here and there on a par-3 course that is anything but the stereotypical pitch-and-putt.

In total it was an even dozen trips around the Chalk Mine 9, which measures 840 yards from the medal tees. Afterward he updated his followers, many of whom he had to warn not to come out in the afternoon because he had already finished ahead of schedule, with some of the stats Debbie had recorded on a clipboard.

An average score of 29.6 on the par-27 layout. A low score of 26, with a high of 32. Eight birdies, with a near-ace on the sixth hole to go with it.

Then came the most important figure — just shy of $29,000 for the First Tee — Aiken, a number he expected to climb another thousand or so once everyone squared up.

"It's overwhelming. It's overwhelmingly fantastic. It really is," he said, his voice breaking as he searched for the words. "The people in this community are so giving. We see it. We have great non-profit organizations here that are bolstered by the community, and people step in in a variety of ways. We're still a young non-profit. We're about 14 years now.

"When I send out this information and ask people for their support, I realize I'm being a bit of a pain in asking for money. But they've really stepped up in a very big way, and I just want Aiken to know that it's just the most giving community that I could imagine. We really appreciate every penny we get, and we do our very best to use every penny and every dollar very well."

The 100-hole hike was a quick-fix solution Allman came up with when some money that was supposed to come the First Tee — Aiken's way didn't, leaving the non-profit organization with an unexpected lack of income. He had been a part of the same kind of idea twice before about a decade ago at The Reserve Club, and it worked well, so he started reaching out for donations.

"I've challenged my board to come up with some other creative ways," he added. "Each of them, I've asked to come up with, whether it's a garage sale or whatever, a way to raise a few dollars."

The financial situation is still better than the chapter's beginnings at Houndslake Country Club, simply because — even though their expenses are a little more per month — they have revenue-generating opportunities now by opening up their facility to public play on select days. And that facility is performing as they hoped it would from the beginning by functioning as a safe, secure environment that they and the Pacers share.

Allman calls that situation a win-win-win, and that belief was only reinforced after Tuesday.

"Absolutely. Many First Tees don't have a golf facility," he explained. "Many of them program at other clubs and courses that are kind enough to allow them to, but they can't always count on those entities being available when they need to do programming with the children."

The kids may think they're just being taught about golf when they're at the facility, and Hoffman and programming director Kristy Wright certainly offer plenty of that for them, but they also sneak in life lessons wherever they can.

On the golf front, having the new driving range, chipping area and putting green meant ways to draw the kids' interest in practice, and then there's that added attraction of being able to play the Chalk Mine 9. And it's not just the kids who latch onto that — the parents often do, too, once they get out there and see it for themselves.

The plan for funding was key, as was Allman's plan to get as much set up Monday night to make Tuesday's process as streamlined as possible. He went out to all nine tee boxes and teed up 11 golf balls, adding a 12th on the first tee to get to an even 100.

He also went out and played the holes with several different clubs to figure out the necessary yardages to each flagstick from each tee, and his first move Tuesday morning was to go to each tee box and place the golf club that he was going to use on each hole at that tee, then kept his sand wedge on hand for the shorter holes.

Also helping to expedite that process were Debbie and Hoffman, riding behind him in a cart to serve as caddies and offer moral support for all 12 loops — well, 11 for Debbie, who got to take one off to go pick up breakfast sandwiches so the three could enjoy a short break.

"They both did a good job," he said. "They kept the wedges that we were carrying and the putter, they kept those items clean and ready to go for the next shot. All I had to do was really take the swings and walk on, and what a beautiful walk."

A beautiful walk made a dozen times to help ensure local kids will receive continued opportunities to do the same.

To donate to the First Tee — Aiken or contribute in other ways, visit https://firstteeaiken.org/get-involved/ .

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    Visited with our three grandson's (ages 9-17). They enjoyed the museum and all the mining equipment on display. The mine tour guide was great. He kept their interest with information on all the various areas and activities which went on in the mine and was very willing to answer the many questions they had. I am sure we will go back again soon.

  2. No. 9 Coal Mine & Museum

    Tour a real coal mine dating back to 1855! Hop in a mine car and take the tracks over 1,600 feet into the mountain. Once inside, embark on a 600-foot, guided walking tour. Examine the original mine shaft, walk the "mule-way," and see a miner's hospital cut into solid rock. Outside is the museum, housed in the No.9 Mine's original "wash shanty" constructed before the First World War ...

  3. Touring the Number 9 Coal Mine: The World's Longest-Operating Coal Mine

    In 1972, the mine was officially closed. However, its 117 years of operation makes it still the longest continuously operating anthracite coal mine in the world. In 1992, 20 years after closing for business, the Number 9 Coal Mine was opened for tours to those wanting to learn more about this industry that built Northeastern Pennsylvania.

  4. No. 9 Coal Mine and Museum

    About. Take a 1,600 foot train ride into the mountain, then walk 600 feet on a guided tour of the oldest continuously operated deep anthracite coal mine in the world. Walking the "mule-way" is just one of many experiences you will enjoy during a guided tour of the No. 9 Mine. View authentic equipment in a working environment dating back to ...

  5. A Complete Guide to PA's Best Underground Coal Mine Tours

    Pioneer Tunnel coal mine tours and steam train excursions are offered April through October. Pioneer Tunnel was a working anthracite coal mine from 1911-1931. Admission fees are as follows: Coal Mine Tour: Adults $12.00, Children (under 12): $9.00 : Steam Train Excursions: Adults $10.00, Children (under 12): $8.00.

  6. Exploring the Number 9 Coal Mine and Museum in Carbon County

    The site is open Friday through Sunday in April and November; Wednesday through Sunday from May through October. Hours of operation are 10 AM till 4 PM, the first mine tour is at 11 AM and the last is at 3 PM. The Number 9 Coal Mine and Museum is located at 9 Dock Street, Lansford, PA 18232. Admission fees are as follows: Adults: $12 | Children ...

  7. Our Mission

    Mission Statement. The mission of the Panther Creek Valley Foundation is to preserve the Coaldale No. 9 Mine site as a tour mine and museum to interpret the rich history of the Anthracite Coal Region for future generations. Who We Are and What We Do. The Panther Creek Valley Foundation, Inc., D.B.A. No. 9 Coal Mine and Museum, is a 501C3 ...

  8. No. 9 Coal Mine and Museum

    The No. 9 Coal Mine and Museum is open from the beginning of April until the end of November. Hours of Operation 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.; the first mine tour is at 11 a.m. and the last is at 3 p.m. Friday through Sunday in April and November Wednesday through Sunday from May through October. Tour a real mine that was driven in 1855 and was the oldest ...

  9. No. 9 Coal Mine and Museum

    First opened in 1855 and closed in 1972, the No. 9 Coal Mine and Museum offers visitors a look into the mining heritage of Northeastern Pennsylvania. Ride by rail 1600' into the mountain and enjoy an hour long walking tour of this once active anthracite coal mine. Visitors will see a 900' deep mine shaft and examine a miner's hospital cut out ...

  10. No. 9 Mine & Museum

    9 Dock St. Lansford, PA 18232. Phone: 570-645-7074. Region: Pocono Mountains. Ride by rail 1600' into the mine and then take a 600' walking tour which allows you to experience and see the true inner workings of one of America's oldest deep coal mines, including the Original No.9 mine elevator shaft. Get Directions Visit Website.

  11. No.9 Coal Mine and Museum

    Tourists will experience a 1 hour guided walking tour of the No. 9 Coal Mine, "the oldest coal mine you can tour in the United States". Visitors will see the mine's 900' deep shaft, explore the mule-way, and see a miner's hospital cut from solid rock. At the end of the tour visitors can browse the Gift Shop located in the museum.

  12. About Us

    The No. 9 Mine was left abandoned until a local group, committed to preserving the region's coal mining heritage, took control of the property in 1992. This non-profit organization is known as the Panther Creek Valley Foundation and now operates the No. 9 Mine as a museum. Restoration work on the mine began in 1995 and the first tours inside ...

  13. Step Back in Time at the No. 9 Coal Mine & Museum

    No. 9 Coal Mine & Museum is the country's oldest coal mine open for tours, and the world's longest continuously operated deep anthracite coal mine. On the hour-long tour, you'll venture 1,600 feet into the mountainside to see history preserved and authentically presented unlike any other. Interesting sights include the original mine shaft, mule ...

  14. No.9 Coal Mine & Museum

    No.9 Coal Mine & Museum, Lansford, Pennsylvania. 8,479 likes · 77 talking about this · 4,062 were here. The oldest, longest running, continuously operated coal mine in the world! 1855-1972

  15. No 9 Coal Mine

    Tours are given each hour between 11:00am and 3:00pm. No. 9 Coal Mine is located at 9 Dock St., Lansford, PA 18232. You can find out more information about the mine and museum by calling (570) 645-7074, by emailing [email protected], or by speaking with one of our reservation specialists at Pocono Mountain Rentals.

  16. Lansford, PA

    World's oldest continuously operated anthracite coal mine. Closed in 1972, opened as an attraction in 2002. Ride in a coal car 1,600 feet beneath the surface. Address: 9 Dock St., Lansford, PA ... 9 Mile Mine and Museum. Daryl, our tour guide, was the best. Ten years a miner, and his father and grandfather were miners, too. Very knowledgeable ...

  17. Picnic, car show and tours slated for Sunday at Lansford coal mine

    A nominal fee is charged for the mine tours, museum, and food. The event is rain or shine. Call 570-645-7074 or visit no9mine.com for information. An exciting Memorial Day weekend is set for Sunday at the No. 9 Coal Mine and Museum in Lansford. The coal mine will host its annual Miners' Picnic and Anthracite Region Chapter of the Antique ...

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    Visited with our three grandson's (ages 9-17). They enjoyed the museum and all the mining equipment on display. The mine tour guide was great. He kept their interest with information on all the various areas and activities which went on in the mine and was very willing to answer the many questions they had. I am sure we will go back again soon.

  19. No. 9 mine hosts annual picnic, car show, tours

    The main attraction at No. 9 Coal Mine and Museum is the fascinating guided underground tours of the No. 9 Coal Mine which first opened in 1855. No. 9 Mine in Lansford is the world's oldest operating deep mine. Tours are approximately one hour in length and include the mine train ride into the mine where visitors then embark on a walking tour ...

  20. 207 Coal Mine, Irvine, CA 92602

    207 Coal Mine, Irvine, CA 92602 is a single-family home listed for rent at $12,000 /mo. The 3,366 Square Feet home is a 5 beds, 4.5 baths single-family home. View more property details, sales history, and Zestimate data on Zillow. ... Zillow and GreatSchools recommend that parents tour multiple schools in-person to inform that choice. As of ...

  21. No. 9 Coal Mine & Museum

    The No. 9 Coal mine was opened in 1855, but its origin traces back ten years earlier. The Mine was operated until 1972. At that time, it was the world's longest running anthracite coal mine. Visitors to the mine ride 1,600 feet along rail into the mountain. They can examine the miners' hospital, the mule-way, and the original 900-foot elevator shaft. Also on the grounds is the "Wash Shanty ...

  22. Educators from across the Midwest see the coal mining process up close

    CENTER, ND — Educators attending the 38th Annual Teacher Education Seminar this week, took a field trip on Wednesday, June 12 to learn more about the coal mining process up close.The four-day seminar, hosted by the Lignite Energy Council (LEC) was held at the National Energy Center for Excellence, on the campus of Bismarck State College.

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    Jun. 11—Tony Allman and the Chalk Mine 9 have been linked together since long before the nine-hole short course was even built. Allman, the board chair of the First Tee — Aiken, was involved ...

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    Visited with our three grandson's (ages 9-17). They enjoyed the museum and all the mining equipment on display. The mine tour guide was great. He kept their interest with information on all the various areas and activities which went on in the mine and was very willing to answer the many questions they had. I am sure we will go back again soon.

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    Visited with our three grandson's (ages 9-17). They enjoyed the museum and all the mining equipment on display. The mine tour guide was great. He kept their interest with information on all the various areas and activities which went on in the mine and was very willing to answer the many questions they had. I am sure we will go back again soon.

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  28. Coal Miner's Heritage Festival

    The 16th Annual Coal Miner's Heritage Festival is held on the grounds of the No. 9 Coal Mine & Museum in Lansford, Pennsylvania. This unique, fun and educational event celebrates northeastern Pennsylvania's Anthracite Coal region history, ethnic heritage, food, music, crafts, customs and more. Bring the family for a fun day of mine tours, children's activities, coal shoveling competition ...