My sister and I were interested in finding out about the coal mining industry, our great-grandparents and some of their family members immigrated to Scranton from Poland in the early 1900's. Some of our ancestors dropped out of school to work in the coal mines....更多
I toon a day trip up to this museum in Scranton, and I was pleasantly surprised. Growing up near the Coal Region, and my mother's side being from the area and being employed in this trade, I have always had close ties to PA mining...更多
Saw a video about immigrant coal miners, their families and their lives. Museum displays carved, polished coal sculptures. We learned about machine lace-making and the ingenuity that mechanized that industry. Museum staff are very nice and knowledgable.
My fiancé and I recently visited this museum as a cute little local date. It was well priced, and had loads of interesting pieces. We learned about the coal mines, silk trade, and what life was like in our area back in the day. It...更多
I wasn't quite sure what to expect at first because we were going to a museum about coal however, I was pleasantly surprised. There was so much to see here and it was a lot more interesting than I ever would have expected.