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Van Lear Historical Society Miners' Museum

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Address: 78 Miller's Creek Road, Van Lear, KY 41265
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+1 606-789-8540
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"Eastern Kentucky's Premier Coal-Mining Community of the 1920's and...

"Eastern Kentucky's Premier Coal-Mining Community of the 1920's and 1930's"

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We went to visit Loretta Lynn's Birthplace. On the way back down we stopped at the Coal Miners Musuem in Van Lear. I am so glad we decided to stop. We received a ton of history on... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2016
Stephanie C
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Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

We went to visit Loretta Lynn's Birthplace. On the way back down we stopped at the Coal Miners Musuem in Van Lear. I am so glad we decided to stop. We received a ton of history on Van Lear and the Coal Mines. We paid $5.00 to spend an hour + there. My goodness was $5.00 a bargain. As Americans... More 

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Reviewed 17 May 2012

Its a pretty good exhibit, it was just getting ran down. I was suprised to find that there was a soda "jerk-bar" that had been saved from a local phamacmy and moved there. The display and exhibits were nice, but lice a lot in the area. One visit will do it.

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