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If you are interested in genealogy, ethnicity, history, or just the social interaction we share, then you really would enjoy being a member of the Museum Associates. Our membership is unique. We have much to offer those who share our interests and it is important for us to generate new enthusiasm in our efforts to increase membership in the Associates. Tell your relatives, your friends and their friends how easy it is to become a member. A membership gift from you would make a great holiday gift for someone who is “hard to buy for”.

Joining the Anthracite Heritage Museum and Iron Furnaces Associates

You are invited to become a member of the Anthracite Heritage Museum and Iron Furnaces Associates. As a member of the Associates, you will be entitled to:

  • Free Admission to the Anthracite Heritage Museum
  • Free Admission to Eckley Miners’ Village
  • Subscription to the Associates Newsletter
  • 10% Discount at the Museum Gift and Book Shop
  • Free or Reduced Admission to Special Events
  • Invitation to Exhibit Openings


History of the Anthracite Heritage Museum and Iron Furnaces Associates

The Associates were started and lead by forward-looking, talented people who knew how to draw upon the local community to advance the goals set up by the Board, recruit people with the necessary skills and expertise to do it, and begin the buildup of the Associates base of membership that is the source of the leadership and volunteer help available to the Museum today and into the future.


Help Us Succeed – Become a Member

By joining the Associates, you will be contributing to this effort through the establishment and continuation of programs and special events such as exhibits, seminars, lectures, films, children’s activities and publications.


The Anthracite Heritage Museum and Iron Furnaces Associates is a registered charitable organization. In accordance with Pennsylvania law, we are required to advise you that a copy of our official registration and financial information may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll free, within Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.