Vital resource for research material relating to the Coal and Coke Era. Center captures and preserves the history and heritage of the coal and coke industries, the people who developed and managed them and the people who worked in the industries and lived their lives within the environment created by those industries. Newly renovated and expanded, includes new displays and exhibits. Materials are accessible to researchers, to the educational and business communities and to the community at large. The focus of the project is centered around the bituminous coal miners and coke workers and the coal and coke industry of southwestern Pennsylvania, with particular attention to the Connellsville Coke region. Archives include oral histories, mining and coking artifacts, photographs, maps, blueprints, documents, newspapers, and an art collection. Educational programs for communities and school children available and tours for groups of any age.
Facility Amenities: ADA-compliant, Bus Parking, Free Admission, Gift Shop, Handicapped Access
General Information: Dates Closed: approx. Dec 15-Jan 5, Hours: Monday through Friday from 10AM-3PM
other hours by appointment