Admission & Tours

Hours of Operation

Temporary Hours and restrictions

July 8, – August 31, 2021

Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday  10 am – 5 pm

Masking and social distancing requirements have been eliminated.  Masking and distancing is optional and at the discretion of the visitor.

Restricted programming has been eased and we will now accept:

  1. group tour requests (pending docent availability)
  2. independent research
  3. public programs
  4. facility rentals

Thank you for your patience and understanding and we hope to see you at the museum soon.

Winter Hours (Starting October 1):

Wednesday – Saturday    9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Sunday   noon – 5 p.m

Monday & Tuesday  CLOSED

Regular Hours of Operation:

Monday – Saturday    9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Sunday   noon – 5 p.m.

Regular Admission Rates:

Adults (13 – 64) — $8

Seniors (65+) — $7

Children (3 – 12) — $ 6

  *Children ages 2 and under — Free

*Guided Tours – additional $2 per person

*Daily Guided Tours*

Monday – Saturday  11a.m. and 2 p.m.

Sunday   2 p.m.

(Temporarily suspended) Daily guided tours are available during the summer months from Memorial Day to Labor Day. From the day after Labor Day until the end of September, guided tours are available on weekends.  Guided tours include a one mile walk, provide inside access to miners houses, churches, and 564843_542913669056435_708734055_ncommunity buildings, and last approximately 1 ½ hours. Tours are dependent upon staffing and weather so please call ahead.

Guided group tours for 10 or more are available year-round and can be reservedby 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 site and museum at their own pace, experience additional programming, and often include specialty food and craft vendors. Visitors can see inside the original homes of anthracite coal mining families, churches, as well as community buildings, all of which are staffed by Eckley interpreters and docents. Please note that special event rates differ from 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 Eve

-New Year’s Day

-Martin Luther King Jr. Day

-President’s Day

-Easter Sunday (subject to change)

-Columbus Day

-Veteran’s Day

-Thanksgiving Day

-Christmas Eve

-Christmas 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.