Operating Hours & Seasons
The park is open daily except Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Years Day. The park is closed on those days, and may close early on the day before each of these holidays.
The Park's museums and grounds, including outdoor exhibit areas, parking lot and the connecting walkway* to the Mall at Steamtown, close promptly at 5:00 pm (4:00 pm Winter). Also, during severe weather events, the Park may delay opening, close early or close entirely. Park closing and/or delayed opening notices are available by phoning (570) 340-5200 or (888) 693-9391 after 7 am; they may not be posted online. Early close notices are available at the above numbers and online when announced by Park management. Please be sure to plan accordingly.
Did You Know?
Elijah J. McCoy, a brilliant African-American mechanical engineer, invented an automatic lubricator cup (or drip cup) for steam locomotives and other machines. It worked so well that inspectors, when checking in a new piece of machinery, would ask, "Is it the real McCoy?" More...