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Elysburg, Pennsylvania: Mine Horror Ride, Museum, Giant Bread Loaf

An amusement park pays tribute to the doomed town of Centralia with a spook ride through a fake coal mine. Plus a building shaped like a giant loaf of bread, mining museum dinosaur, and a pig head that eats paper garbage!

Knoebels Grove Amusement Park

PA Route 487, Elysburg, PA
Knoebels Grove Amusement Park, east of Elysburg in Knoebels Grove. The museum is to the right of the Log Flume ride in a darkened building right next to the bald eagles. Ask for directions at the gate; it's a big park.
Park hours. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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The Loaf.

Mine Horror Ride, Museum, Giant Bread Loaf

The bread loaf is now a bakery and snack shop.

[Jen Storey, 09/10/2013]

Loaf of Bread Building.

Knoebels Giant Loaf Of Bread

At Knoebels Amusement Park, one building resembles a huge uncut loaf of bread.

[Amy, 08/21/2012]

Knoebels also has "Black Diamond," a spook ride that takes you into a fake coal mine to witness the burning destruction of nearby Centralia.

Mining Museum dinosaur and victims.

Mining Museum - Knoebels Amusement Park

The Mining Museum is located in Knoebels Amusement Park. Admission is free, both to the park and to the museum. My family and I have been going to Knoebels for years but for one reason or another never actually went in the museum. Our loss -- the place is filled with plenty of great photo opportunities. It's a goofy place, as well as being informative. We had a fun for a half hour or so there.

[Faith Musngi, 07/04/2008]

Nearby Offbeat Places

World's Largest Baseball BatWorld's Largest Baseball Bat, Elysburg, PA - < 1 mi.
Hooded Grave CemeteryHooded Grave Cemetery, Catawissa, PA - 5 mi.
Centralia Mine FireCentralia Mine Fire, Centralia, PA - 10 mi.
In the region:
Fireworks Museum, Grantville, PA - 35 mi.

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