Coal Education Field Trip Sites in Kentucky


Coal Education Field Trip Sites in Kentucky

Field Trip Site

City/County

Phone

Age Group


Museums

1
2
3
15
17

Kentucky Coal Museum
Coal & Rail Museum
Lexington Children's Museum
Kentucky History Center
Elkhorn City Railroad Museum
Open Tuesday and Friday
Benham/Harlan
Jenkins/Letcher
Lexington/Fayette
Frankfort/Franklin
Elkhorn City/Pike

606-848-1530
606-832-4676
859-258-3253
502-564-1792
606-754-4554

all ages
all ages
all ages
all ages
all ages


Parks
4

5
Paradise Park Complex
Duncan Cultural Center
Big South Fork Scenic Railway
Greenville/Muhlenberg
Greenville/Muhlenberg
Stearns/McCreary

270-338-5422
270-338-2605
800-GO-ALONG

all ages
all ages
all ages


Interpretive Center
6Jenny Wiley State Resort Park
Contact: Ron Vanover
Prestonsburg/Floyd

606-886-2711

all ages


Wildlife Reclamation
7
8
Cyprus-Amax WMA (Elk)
Peabody Wildlife Mgmt. Area
Contact: Joyce L. Fitzgerald, KDFWR
Ary/Perry
Muhlenberg  & Ohio

606-378-3474
270-273-3568

all ages
4th grade & up


Annual Events
9

10
CEDAR's Regional Coal Fair
Contact: John Justice
West Kentucky CEDAR's Coal Fair
Contact: Phil Edmondson
Pikeville/Pike

Madisonville/Hopkins

606-433-4053

270-333-9807

all ages

all ages


Underground Mine Tour
16Portal 31 UG Mine
*Planned opening date: 2003
Lynch/Harlan

606-848-1530

all ages


Simulated Underground Mine
11Madisonville Technical College
Contact: Rick Caskey
Madisonville/Hopkins

270-824-1671

3rd grade & up


Coal Research Labs**
12 
13
14 
Center for Applied Energy Research
Kentucky Geological Survey
Western Kentucky University
Lexington/Fayette
Lexington/Fayette
Bowling Green/Warren

859-257-0224
859-257-5500
270-780-2533

all ages
all ages
all ages

**All labs are limited to tours for special projects only.