Young Curators of Our Community

Summer camp reservations are being accepted for boys and girls, ages 7-12 years, at the Pennsylvania Anthracite Heritage Museum for Tuesday, July 14 through Friday, July 17, 2015, rain or shine, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., each day. Youngsters will experience the theme “Young Curators of Our Community.”  The children will learn about the heritage of our area through material culture and natural history, visit local sites, meet special guests, establish friendships, have fun doing activities and crafts and have a picnic on the last day. The camp will be conducted by professional staff and volunteers. The $60 cost includes all snacks and supplies. Enrollment is limited.


For further information and a reservation form, phone (570) 963-4804

The Pennsylvania Anthracite Heritage Museum is located in McDade Park, off Keyser Avenue, in Scranton (Exits 182 or 191-B off I-81, and Exit 122, Keyser Avenue, from I-476). The museum is open Monday through Saturday from 9 am to 5 pm and Sunday, 12 noon to 5 pm. For more information or directions, call (570) 963-4804 or visit the directions page.


The Anthracite Heritage Museum is one of 25 historic sites and museums administered by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission as part of the Pennsylvania Trails of History. For more information, visit

The Anthracite Heritage Museum is administered by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission in partnership with the Anthracite Heritage Museum and Iron Furnaces Associates.