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Portal No. 31 Mine
Lynch, KY 40855
Latitude: 36.9662044 Longitude: -82.9223839
The Underground Mine Tour is complete. This first-ever underground mine tour in Kentucky will take visitors to the underworld world that miners saw everyday. The mine rehabilitation is engineered by Mining Consulting Services, Inc.
The mine tour can be combined with entry to the Kentucky Coal Mining Museum, about 2 miles north of the mine.
For information and reservations call 606.848.1530. The Portal 31 tour is open: Tuesday - Saturday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Museum Portal Combo
Adults $6.00 $10.00 $15.00
Seniors (62 & up) $5.00 $9.00 $13.00
High School - College $4.00 $7.00 $10.00
Students (3-12) $3.00 $5.00 $7.00
Children under 3 with parents Free
This is NOT a tour of a working mine. The mine closed in the 1960s and through the local university, restoration is in progress.
Mine cars travel on rough rails in the mine so those with back problems may not want to go.