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

    Steamtown

    National Historic Site Pennsylvania

Pets

Pets are allowed at Steamtown, but only in certain areas. The parking lot and grassy area to the south of the parking lot are acceptable. Please "curb" your pet.

Pets are not allowed in any building, the turntable area, locomotive or railroad car.

Please do not leave your pet unattended in a vehicle or tethered outside.

Registered service animals are allowed in all public buildings, railroad cars and locomotives.

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...