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The Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine

Listed under Visitor Attractions in West Virginia, United States.

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Located in Beckley, West Virginia, this coal mine is one of the largest and most visited in the region. The Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine also contains the Rahall Company Store, visitor center, coal museum, fudgery and gift shop.

Here visitors can also experience a tour seeing rock samples, photographs and tools used to extract coal. The tour will take you 1500 feet beneath the ground with an experience coal mine alum. You will also ride on an authentic “man car” through the old areas of the coal mine.

The coal mine is always 58 degrees so bring a jacket.

The mine is open daily from April 1 to November 1 with the last underground tour everyday at 5:30 pm. This is a popular destination for kids and families, also on the premises are a church and old school building.

Written by  Cassandra Lund.

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