Discover the rich heritage of Pennsylvanians of the past at the Anthracite Heritage Museum! This fascinating and educational museum invites you to learn the story of hard coal mining, its related industries, and the immigrant culture of northeastern Pennsylvania. With fascinating insights and up-close exhibits, you can meet the people who came from Europe to work in the anthracite mining and textiles industries that defined the region for years.
The Pennsylvania Anthracite Heritage Museum’s diverse regional collections represent all facets of work, life, and values of the Pennsylvania’s ethnic communities. 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, and you can even take a look inside a historic family home and explore the neighborhoods with a visit to the pub, or a seat in a local Church. It’s an incredible institution that preserves the important stories of Pennsylvania, so be sure to see it all at the Anthracite Heritage Museum!
Even though B' nai B' rith Apartments in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania provides you with all of the comfort, convenience, and entertainment you could possibly desire, we encourage our residents to venture outside of our apartment community and explore all that the city has to offer!
Thursday, January 11, 2018 – 9:00 AM
Event Venue Location:
Anthracite Heritage Museum
1 Bald Mountain Road
Scranton, Pennsylvania 18504