Historical Societies and Museums

Historical Society of Schuylkill County is located at 305 North Centre Street in Pottsville, PA. The goal of the Historical Society of Schuylkill County is "to preserve, protect and display Schuylkill County History." Phone: 570-622-7540 E-Mail: sch.hist(at)comcast.net

Schuylkill Historical Fire Society is located at 105 South Jardin Street in Shenandoah, PA. The Schuylkill Historical Fire Society is dedicated to the preservation of historical fire apparatus and memorabilia. Phone: 570-462-4400

Yuengling Brewery Museum and Gift Shop is located at 501 Mahantongo Street in Pottsville, PA. Come tour the site of America's Oldest Brewery. Discover the hand-dug fermentation caves that were used for storage before refrigeration. Wander through time and enjoy a taste of living history in a building that has produced fine beers through times of peace, prosperity, upheaval  and world war. Phone: 570-628-4890

Pioneer Coal Mine and Steam Train is located at 2001 Walnut Street in Ashland, PA. At Pioneer Coal Tunnel, you can tour a real Anthracite Coal Mine and take a ride on an old-fashioned narrow gauge steam train. It is a Top 10 Pennsylvania attraction. Phone: 570-875-3850

The Orwigsburg Historical Society and Museum is located at 109 East Mifflin Street in Orwigsburg, PA. The Orwigsburg Historical and Museum is dedicated to preserving the culture, history and architecture of Orwigsburg and Southern Schuylkill County. Phone: 570-366-8769