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

Address:
PA Route 487, Elysburg, PA
Directions:
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.
Hours:
Park hours. (Call to verify)
Phone:
570-672-2572
Admission:
Free.
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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]

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