You never know who might take the field, as the New York Yankees’ AAA Affiliate, the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders, play ball at PNC Field. High above the diamond, Montage Mountain Water Park will cool you off, while concerts and music festivals heat up The Pavilion at Montage Mountain. Take a trip 300 feet beneath the surface of the earth to tour a coal mine at the Lackawanna County Coal Mine Tour, board a trolley at the Electric City Trolley Station and Museum, or check out America’s largest collection of steam locomotives at Steamtown National Historic Site.
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. Visitors are welcomed into the family’s homes and neighborhoods with a moment of reflection in the kitchen, a visit to the pub, or a seat in a local Church.
The Pennsylvania Anthracite Heritage Museum’s diverse regional collections represent all facets of work, life and values of the region’s ethnic communities.