• An engineer inspects the running gear of a steam locomotive at Steamtown NHS


    National Historic Site Pennsylvania



Car, Van or Bus

Our GPS coordinates are:
N 41.4107642 (latitude), W 75.6713545 (longitude)

On some GPS systems, using the address 4 Lackawanna Ave and ZIP code 18503 will bring you to the intersection of Lackawanna at S Bridge Ave (formerly Cliff St) - our Park Entrance. Be careful NOT to use the Park's mailing address as there is no entrance at that location.

General Driving Directions

From Northwestern Pennsylvania: Proceed east on US Route 6E (vist paroute6.com for along-route recommendations) to US Route 11S towards downtown Scranton. From the McDade Expressway (still US 11), take the Mifflin Ave exit. Follow Mifflin Ave to Lackawanna; make a right at the light, and drive just a short distance to our Park Entrance on the left at S Bridge Ave (formerly Cliff St).

From Philadelphia: Proceed north on I-476 (PA Turnpike, Northeast Extension) to exit 115. Take I-81 north to exit 185.

From Baltimore and other points south: Proceed north to Harrisburg and onto I-81. Take I-81 north to exit 185.

From Pittsburgh and other points west: Proceed east on I-80 to I-81 north to exit 185.

From NYC, NJ, Pocono Mountains and points east: Proceed west on either I-80 or I-84. At intersection with I-380, proceed north. At intersection with I-81, proceed south to exit 185.

From Binghamton, NY and north: Proceed south on I-81 to exit 185.

For Bus or Airport travel information, click on Public Transportation


Alternate Fuel Vehicles

Do you plan to travel to the park in an alternative fuel vehicle? If so, good for you! Your actions help us reduce greenhouse gas emissions and reduce petroleum use. Plan your trip with the Alternative Fueling Station Locator from the Department of Energy.


Did You Know?

Three steam locomotives are visible in the doors of a roundhouse.

Roundhouses were essential to steam railroading. Most steam locomotives required servicing about 150 to 200 miles when they were new. Find out more about what goes on in the Roundhouse at Steamtown National Historic Site. More...