Admission & Tours

Eckley Miners’ Village is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, and Sundays from noon to 5 p.m.

Tours are available daily during the summer months (Memorial Day to Labor Day). Guided Tours are at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday. In September and the first week of October guided tours are available on weekends.  Guided tours last approximately 1 ½ hours are an additional $2 per person. Tours are dependent upon staffing and weather so please call ahead.

Admission to the museum includes a 17-minute video providing an overview of the village’s history and mining families, entrance to the Visitors’ Center exhibitions, and self-guided access to the village. A self-guided tour option does not allow access into the buildings.

Regular Admission Rates:
Adults (13-64) – $8
Seniors (65+) – $7
Children (6-12) – $6


Guided tours for groups of 10 or more can be made available at the group’s convenience by calling the museum at (570) 636-2070. Visit the Group Tour page for more information.

Special events within the village allow visitors to tour the museum at their own pace. Visitors can see inside the original homes of anthracite coal mining families, as well as community buildings, all of which are manned by Eckley’s voluntary history interpreters. Please note that special event rates are different than the daily admission rates listed above. To plan a trip to Eckley Miners’ Village around a special event, visit the Events page for event listings.

The Eckley Visitors’ Center and Gift Shop are closed on the following dates:
-New Year’s Day
-Martin Luther King Jr. Day
-President’s Day
-Easter Sunday (subject to change)
-Columbus Day
-Veteran’s Day
-Thanksgiving Day

The Eckley Visitors’ Center and Gift Shop are open on the following holidays:
-Memorial Day Monday
-Fourth of July
-Labor Day Monday

 Please note: Not all buildings are handicap accessible.