Pocahontas Exhibition Mine & Museum

Virginia's Official Coal Heritage Zone.
National Historic Landmark
215 Shop Hollow Road
Rt. 659
Pocahontas, VA 24635
Region Heart Of Appalachia
Locality Tazewell
Main Office: (276) 945-9522
Phone: (276) 945-2134
Fax: (276) 945-9904
Email PocahontasVa@Comcast.net
Website pocahontasva.org/museum.html

The Pocahontas Exhibition Coal Mine and Museum is a twenty minute drive from Bluefield Va over Rt. 102. It's the oldest attraction of its kind, opening in 1938. The Exhibition Coal Mine site is part of the renowned Pocahontas Coal Fields. The original coal mine opened in 1882. 44,000,000 tons of coal where mined before it closed in 1955. It is the only Exhibition Coal mine designated as a National Historic Landmark. Adjacent to the Coal Mine is the Coal Heritage Museum (location of the original Power House), Gift Shop, and Educational Room. $8.50 Adults $5.50 Children ages 6-12, Children under 6 free - Group Tour Discounts - AAA Discounts - Group Night Tours available Open Weekends April 2nd - May 28, 2011 May 28th - September 30th, 2012 Wednesday - Saturday 10:00am - 5:00 pm Sunday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Last Updated: 3/20/2012 5:20 PM
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