Things To Do
You can tour the History and Technology Museums or Roundhouse, explore special exhibits or watch the movie "Steel and Steam". You can also join a Park Ranger or Volunteer on a Scheduled Tour of our Locomotive Repair Shops. Seasonally, you may want to experience our short train rides, longer train excursions or Living History programs. Explore the links above to learn more about these activities prior to your visit.
Steamtown NHS is only one great reason to visit the greater Scranton area!
Visit our Scheduled Tours page to learn about this month's activities. Due to staffing and equipment availability, the Scheduled Tours page is updated monthly, with each month's schedule posted one-two weeks before the start of that month.
Did You Know?
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...