Pennsylvania Anthracite Heritage Museum

On the Trail of History is a series of brief descriptions of PHMC's historic sites and museums.

Explore the intriguing saga of life and labor in northeastern Pennsylvania’s hard coal region – visit the Pennsylvania’s hard coal region – visit the Pennsylvania Anthracite Heritage Museum, located in McDade Park, Scranton, Lackawanna County. Fascinating exhibits reveal what life has been like for generations of immigrants living in the region’s diverse ethnic communities. Museum installations not only chronicle the area’s social history but examine its rich industrial heritage, highlighting canals, railroads, and textile factories.

Pennsylvania Anthracite Heritage Museum
R.D. 1, Bald Mountain Road
Scranton, Pennsylvania 18504
(717)963-4804 or 963-4845
TDD (800) 654-5984