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). Note that park passes may only be purchased 9:00 am - 4:00 pm (10:00 am - 3:00 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 after 7 am; they may not be posted online. Early close notices are available at the above number and online when announced by Park management. Please be sure to plan accordingly.
Did You Know?
The engineer drives the locomotive using the throttle lever, brakes, and reversing gear. He (or she) is in charge of the locomotive. The conductor, however, is in charge of the train. Learn more about railroad jobs at Steamtown NHS in Scranton, Pennsylvania. More...