The young staff here were fantastic! Very friendly and helpful. Interesting buildings, and material depicting what life was like for miners back in the day.
About Atlas Coal Mine National Historic Site
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There three guided tours available at this site and are worthwhile.Two of our grandchildren, age seven and six accompanied us and we all agreed that what we learned and experienced was very worthwhile. The lives and jobs of coal miners was extremely difficult and dangerous.
We much enjoyed the tour of the tunnels. Our guide, Stuart was very knowledgeable and very funny. They did an exception job of resorting the site, without it looking like it was restored.
A little bit expensive to get a tour. If you just want to view this place by your self, you need to pay for the admission fee as well. Tunnel tour is more popular, but it is first come and first serve, which is a...More
This attraction is not supported by government funds, so it's more expensive than most. However, if you are into history and especially mines, then it's well worth the money. I'd even splurge for one of the tours. Even if you don't spend any money at...More
This was a highlight for us. We did the tunnel and tipple tours, and they were very informative and interesting (as well as good exercise). The guides do a really good job storytelling and immersing (literally) into the life of a early 1900's coal miner.
We stopped by to have a look at the Coal mine and decided to do the tunnel tour. It was an entertaining and educational tour through the inside of the mine. You are guided by a very knowledgeable tour guide who takes you on an...More
It was a lot of fun to visit this old coal mine. The buildings and installations are well maintained and it is a lot of fun walking around the site and the building. The highlight of the tour is truly entering the dark mine tunnel...More