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Portal No. 31 Underground Mine Tour offers visitors the unique experience of touring an actual coal mine by rail car. Visitors will adorn the traditional protective gear of the coal miner as they enjoy animated exhibits along the tour. Outside Portal #31 stands a black granite monument in tribute to long time president of the United Mine Workers John L. Lewis and a memorial to U.S. Steel District #1 miners who died in mining accidents. The site also features a 1920s lamphouse, bathhouse, L&N train depot and loadout system.

 

Portal 31 Closed for the season: December 15   Mid April due to facility upgrades

 

Portal 31 RV Park is located directly across from the Portal. With 12 hookups and 8 primitive parking spaces, the park adds another option for local accommodations. The park offers a sewer dump station for tour buses and RV vehicles.

Hours of Operation


Located in Lynch

RV Park is open all year

Portal 31: Tuesday - Saturday, 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

Admission

 
Museum
Portal
Combo
Adults
$8.00
$15.00
$20.00
Seniors (62 & up)
$6.00
$12.00
$16.00
High School - College
$5.00
$9.00
$12.00
Students (3-12)
$4.00
$6.00
$9.00
Children under 3 with parents Free

Call for information & reservations

606 . 848 . 1530