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

    Steamtown

    National Historic Site Pennsylvania

Lodging

Steamtown is located in downtown Scranton, Pennsylvania. There are at least three hotels within walking distance, and many more just a short drive away. For information about lodging in the area, including camping and RV/trailer accommodations (after hours and overnight parking are not permitted at our park), please visit these local partners:

Lackawanna County Convention & Visitors Bureau


Luzerne County Convention & Visitors Bureau


Endless Mountains Visitors Bureau


Pocono Mountains Vacation Bureau

Did You Know?

Drawing of African Elephant.  Steamtown has a locomotive which weighs about as much as 85 African Elephants.

The Union Pacific 'Big Boy' locomotive, one of 25 built to this design, weighs just under 600 tons - approximately as much as 83 adult male African elephants! It is on display at Steamtown National Historic Site in Scranton, Pennsylvania. More...