Eckley Miners' Village was an original anthracite mining town that is now a museum devoted to the everyday lives of the anthracite miners and their families. It is located nine miles east of Hazleton, Pa., off Route 940.

      Eckley Miners' Village is part of the Anthracite Museum Complex, which includes the Pennsylvania Anthracite Heritage Museum and Scranton Iron Furnaces, Scranton, and the Ashland Museum of Anthracite Mining, Ashland. The Anthracite Museum Complex is administered by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.

Edward G. Rendell, Governor
Wayne S. Spilove, Chairman
Barbara Franco, Executive Director

      Monday through Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and
Sunday 12:00 to 5:00 p.m. The museum is closed New Years Day, Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday, Presidents Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.

      $4.00 for adults, $3.50 for senior citizens, $2.00 for children ages 6 - 12. Additional admission is charged for the special programs listed on the EVENTS PAGE. Guided tours are available daily from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend. There is an additional charge for guided tours. Eckley Miners' Village is administered by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, in cooperation with Eckley Miners' Village Associates. Dates and hours are subject to change.


(570) 636-2070

Eckley Miners' Village
2 Eckley Main Street
Weatherly, PA 18255

General site information, contact Bill Strassner:

To schedule a tour, contact Janet Banks: