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Visit the only museum that tells the story of America's coal-carrying canals and how they ignited America's Industrial Revolution. Experience hands-on educational exhibitions, extensive historical archives & collections, and the historic...more
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Not sure what to expect, I was pleasantly surprised. At the conclusion of my visit to the museum, and a ride on a canal boat pulled by two mules along a towpath, all narrated by Steve, I came away with the knowledge of canals and...More
Before we took the 45 minute cruise we watched an 8 minute video which was a good introduction to the canal etc in the past. Our guide on the cruise explained everything very clearly. He was knowledgeable and enthusiastic and conveyed a very clear appreciation...More
We took the canal boat ride and visited the museum. The setting is beautiful, and the docents were very knowledgeable about the history of the canals and the industrial revolution as it related to the Easton area.
The park has a playground for families with...More
Two mules (Hank and George) pulled us on a 45-minute purpose-built boat ride on a restored section of the Lehigh Canal, which originally ran from Mauch Chunk (now Jim Thorpe) PA to Easton PA to carry anthracite coal to the Delaware River and thence to...More