• GPS: 2001 Walnut St.
    Mailing: 19th & Oak Sts.
    Ashland, Pennsylvania, 17921
  • Train: Only available for groups of 25 or more with advanced reservation
    Mine Tour: 11a, 12:30p, & 2p
    Gift Shop:10:00am - 3:00pm
    Food Shop: Open Weekends Only in April
  • To arrange a group tour, email us or call today: 570-875-3850
  • To arrange a group tour, email us or call today: 570-875-3850
  • Pioneer Tunnel is located in Central Pennsylvania in Ashland, Schuylkill County. Rts. 61 and 54 meet and run together in Ashland.

    GPS address:

    2001 Walnut Street, Ashland, PA 17921
    Then follow the “Coal Mine” sign to Pioneer Tunnel – 1 block

    Use the directions below to reach Route 61 North or Route 54 East.

    From 61 North, go to Ashland,turn left onto 20th Street;
    follow signs to Pioneer Tunnel.

    From 54 East, go to Ashland, turn right onto 20th Street;
    follow signs to Pioneer Tunnel.

    From Philadelphia (2 hrs. 15 min.):
    Schuylkill Expressway to Blue Route (Rt. 476 North); N.E. Extention of PA Turnpike North to Allentown Exit; Rt. 78/22 West to Exit 30 (Rt. 61 North/ Pottsville); Take Rt. 61 North to Ashland

    From Allentown/Bethlehem area (1 hr. 15 min.):
    Rt. 78/22 West to Exit 30 (Rt. 61 N/Pottsville); Take Rt. 61 North to Ashland

    From Lancaster (1-1/2 hours):
    Rt. 501 North to I-81 North; I-81 North to Exit 116; Rt. 901 West to Rt. 54 East to Ashland

    From I-80 West:
    I-80 West to I-81 South; I-81 South to Exit 124B (Rt. 61 North/Frackville) Take Rt. 61 North to Ashland

    From I-80 East:
    I-80 East to Danville Exit 224; Take Rt. 54 East to Ashland

    From Rt. 15 South:
    Rt. 15 South to I-80 East; I-80 East to Danville (Exit 224); Take Rt. 54 East to Ashland

    From I-81 South (Scranton, Wilkes-Barre, Hazleton):
    I-81 South to Exit 124B (Rt. 61 North/Frackville); Take Rt. 61 North to Ashland

    From I-81 North:
    I-81 North to Exit 116; Rt. 901 West to Rt. 54 East to Ashland

    From Rt. 61 South (Sunbury area):
    Rt. 61 South to Rt. 54 East to Ashland

    From Rt. 61 North (Reading area):
    Take Rt. 61 North to Ashland

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