Lantern Tours

This event is sold out. Join us as Historic Pithole City serves as the backdrop for an evening experience that brings oil history to life at Lantern Tours. Visitors will meet historical figures during a nighttime tour of the legendary oil boomtown.

Tours depart every 10 minutes and cover steep hills and semi-rugged terrain. Tours begin at 6:30 p.m. with the last tour departing at 9:30 p.m. Each tour lasts approximately 90 minutes. Visitors are encouraged to arrive early, wear weather-appropriate clothing and sturdy shoes, and bring a flashlight. 

Tickets are $10/person and tickets sales are limited to 285 tickets and must be purchased in advance. To purchase your ticket, visit: LANTERN TOURS 2021 or visit our Museum Store during operating hours. Call 814-827-2797 for questions or assistance with purchasing your ticket.

Historic Pithole City is administered by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission in partnership with Friends of Drake Well, Inc.