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Miner in Coal Mine

Coal Mine

Diorama of a coal mine shows how miners had to work lying on their side in a very small space.

Mercantile Store Glass Exhibit

Mercantile Store

The Mercantile Store displays items that were available for sale in Thurber.

Green stagecoach with yellow wheels

Concord Stagecoach

A special “Concord” passenger stagecoach was used between Thurber and Mingus, Texas.

wooden Opera house model

Opera House

The Opera House serves as the museum’s theater showing a 20-minute video featuring actual motion pictures from the coal mining town. This exhibit can be seen featuring 1 of 6 interactive touchscreen displays that are place throughout the museum.