Mine Train

Ride the train to the Ol' Susquehanna Mine and experience the thrill of "blowing" the mine shaft, a fun informative history of the mine and learn how to pan for real Gem stones you can take home!


Mine Train to The Ol'Susquehanna Mine




The Ol' Susquehanna Mine is once again open. Come explore the newly renovated mine site. Trips leave 11:00 am, 12:30 pm and 2:00 PM.

 ( 3:30pm in October as well)

Take a fun educational trip back to the 1850's!






The Ol' Susquehanna Mine is OPEN!!!

Come see all the improvemnets first hand!

The original mine shaft is back in production.  Come tour the grounds, listen to an interactive history of the ol' Susquehanna Mine and pan for real gem stones you can take home. One person in each group  can "blow the mine" and everyone can witness the mine shaft explosion.*

Gemstone Panning is a great activity for all ages.  Participants may find up to 11 ounces of gemstones in a single bag which may include amethyst, rubies, rose quartz, emeralds, crystals, and an arrowhead.  All gems are of high quality and may be suitable for cutting, polishing, and mounting.  With every mine train ticker you will  receive one bag of  mining ore from  the Ole' Susquehanna Mine.

Upon arriving at the mine site your guide will tell you the story of Sylas Smith and how he found the mine and about his tragic death which left the mind uncovered until this very year! Next you will walk over the the Ole' Susquehanna mines operating sluice and learn how to pan for gem stones. once you understand how to pan give it a try and see if you can find some gems!


Children $15.00

Adults $21.00



11:00 , 12:30, 2:00


11:00, 12:30 & 2:00

Fare includes Steam Train ride, mine history and instructions as well as one bag of mining ore guaranteed to contain 4 to 5 ounces of Gem Stones

 Purchase your ticket for the River Train or  Steam Train Ride and check the box to add the Mine  to your order!

For tickets during the month of October see

The Great Pumpkin Train