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Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine Open for Season, Opens April 1st

 

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The Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine opens April 1st for the 2014 season (closes Nov 1). Operating hours are from 10am to 6pm with last tour departing at 5:30pm. Special arrangements can be made for group tours. Adults $20, Children $12, Seniors $15, Military $14. Group Tour rates available.

At the Exhibition Coal Mine, one can ride through the dark passages of a vintage coal mine. The guides are veteran miners and provide firsthand accounts of the daily responsibilities and travail of past and present day miners.

In addition to the Mine, one can tour the period coal camp buildings situated throughout the grounds.  Lovingly restored, the Coal Company House, Superintendent’s Home, Pemberton Coal Camp Church, and the Helen Coal Camp School, give visitors a true representation of early 20th century coal camp life.

The Exhibition Coal Mine operates on a seasonal schedule, opening on April 1 and closing November 2.  Visitors are asked to bring a jacket because the temperature is always 58 degrees inside the Mine

Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine
513 Ewart Avenue
Beckley, WV 25801
304-256-1747
http://www.beckley.org/exhibition_coal_mine/

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