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The Anthracite Heritage Museum, located in McDade Park in Scranton, Pennsylvania, serves the educational needs of the public regarding the story of hard coal mining, its related industries, and the immigrant culture of northeastern Pennsylvania. The Museum tells the story of the people who came from Europe to work in the anthracite mining and textile industries.




The Anthracite Heritage Museum’s diverse regional collections represent all facets of work, life, and values of the region’s ethnic communities. On a tour of the facility, visitors will experience the lives of proud people who endured harsh working conditions yet carved out communities filled with tradition. The diverse collection highlights life in the mines, mills, and factories.



The Anthracite Heritage Museum is pleased to take reservations for your tour, discuss group rates, and special needs. Simply download and complete the Group Tours form on the Museum's website.

All requested dates and times are subject to confirmation by the Museum.



Anthracite People is a permanent exhibit in the museum and the story of immigration in the Anthracite Region of Northeastern Pennsylvania. From the Region’s first arrivals, Paleo-Indians, to the present day immigrants from Europe, Asia, Africa, and Latin America, the exhibit highlights themes of life and work. 



Closed Mondays and Tuesdays, October - April

Monday - Saturday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Sunday: 12 PM - 5 PM


Closed New Year's Day, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Presidents' Day, Columbus Day, Veterans' Day, Thanksgiving, Day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Day


LOCATION: 22 Bald Mt Road, McDade Park, Scranton, PA 18504


PHONE: (570) 963-4804


PARKING: On-site parking is available at the Museum


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