Harry W. Meador Jr. Coal Museum, Big Stone Gap

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#266 of 305 in Museums in Virginia
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  • We tried to go to this museum but it was closed, even though the website said it would be open. Don't know if the website needs updated, or what. Kind of disappointed.  more »
  • I am giving 5 stars because of Freddie Elkins, the caretaker and guide of this little museum. Without Freddie, I would rate it 2 or 3 stars. When we pulled up, Freddie was at the door motioning us...  more »
  • This Place was very informative . The guy who talked to up was Great . The things we seen in there were Amazing My family is from there and I learned a lot ..  more »
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  • Interesting local history of coal mining displaying safety equipment and tools. Most interesting was the live presentation by a life long coal miner describing his personal life and his career as a coal miner. As I was the only person present at the infrequently visited museum, I got the royal tour.
  • Learned a lot of info that myself and daughter will take with us rest of our lives! So very educational!
  • A very interesting place to go nice people tell you the story of the place
  • Interesting talk by a retired miner.
  • Had lots of fun visiting the place

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