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

    Steamtown

    National Historic Site Pennsylvania

Maps

For map directions to Steamtown National Historic Site in downtown Scranton, click here!

Our GPS coordinates are:
N 41.410730 (latitude), W 75.671329 (longitude)

If you prefer to use Internet mapping software, keep in mind that our Headquarters mailing address and our Park Entrance are different, and there is no public access from the Headquarters address. The Park Entrance is at the intersection of Lackawanna Ave and Cliff St in downtown Scranton, PA 18503; you may try using 4 Lackawanna Ave, 18503 with your GPS, or simply use our GPS coordinates.

Note: Some mapping software use Cliff AVE instead of Cliff ST. GPS devices are like snowflakes: No two are alike; what works for one, may not work for another. We are only able to provide this general info. For device use and programming instructions, consult your manufacturer. Also, remember that GPS devices should be used as a guide; use common sense and be observant of traffic, weather and road conditions, including route info such as road signs, closings, detours, etc.

 
Street Map for Steamtown NHS
This map is not to scale.

Did You Know?

A fireman moves coal forward in the coal bunker of a steam locomotive to make the coal easier to use.

A large hard-working steam locomotive can use up to 6 tons of coal in about an hour. The fireman (the one who shovels the coal) might shovel 200 pounds of coal a minute! This is why railroads helped design mechanical stokers. Learn more about railroad jobs at Steamtown NHS in Scranton, PA. More...