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

    Steamtown

    National Historic Site Pennsylvania

Nearby Attractions

Roaring Brook tumbles over a grey shale ledge at Nay Aug Falls in Scranton, PA.

Nay Aug Falls, a National Natural Landmark, is located in Nay Aug Park, not far from Steamtown.  The Everhart Museum is also located at Nay Aug Park.

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Electric City (Lackawanna County) Trolley Station and Museum
570-963-6590 0 mi

Scranton Iron Furnace State Park
570-963-4804 .3 mi

The Everhart Museum
(570) 346-7186 1 mi

Scranton's Nay Aug Park
(570) 348-4186 1 mi

Lackawanna Historical Society
(570) 344-3841 1 mi

Lackawanna County Coal Mine Tour
(570) 963-MINE 4 mi

Pennsylvania Anthracite Heritage Museum

(570) 963-4804 4 mi

Lackawanna State Park
(570) 945-3239 15 mi

Lackawanna River Heritage Trail
(570) 963-6730, x8203

Local Partners & Information Resources

Lackawanna County Convention & Visitors Bureau
(800) 22-WELCOME - (800) 229-3526

Luzerne County Convention & Visitors Bureau
(888) 905-2872

Endless Mountains Visitors Bureau
(800) 769-8999

Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau
(800) POCONOS - (800) 762-6667

Pennsylvania Tourism Office

(800) VISIT PA - (800) 847-4872

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...