Big Muskie’s Bucket

Photo by Erin Bringman Satullo

Photo by Erin Bringman Satullo

Admission to the Big Muskie Bucket is Free.

  • Open: Year-round
  • Location: (Map It) Miners’ Memorial Park off Ohio State Route 78 in McConnelsville, Ohio
  • Web: Click here

Big Muskie’s Bucket in McConnelsville, Ohio is part of a memorial honoring miners in what is now called, Miners’ Memorial Park. Its information center shares the history of the Central Ohio Coal Company. “Big Muskie” used to be the biggest earth moving machine in the world. Today, you can sense its size by standing inside the enormous bucket which is now a roadside tourist attraction.