Steamtown National Historic Site
Planning a visit to a National Park can generate many questions: What's open? What can I do there? Is my dog allowed? While we do our best to provide the answers to these questions in the information on the website, we recognize it may not always be easy to find or a simple answer. Below are answers to some of the more frequently asked questions we get here at Steamtown.
The park entrance is at the intersection of Cliff Street and Lackawanna Avenue in downtown Scranton. The physical address is:
350 Cliff Street
NOTE: drivers of campers and RVs should be aware that the bridge clearance near the park entrance is 13 feet, 7 inches.
General Driving Directions:
GPS coordinates are: N 41.410730 (latitude), W 75.671329 (longitude)
We are open daily from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm (Winter Hours: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm). The park is closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day. Occasionally, the park may close due to inclement weather; these notices will be posted on our Alerts page.
Yes, but not all of them. We currently issue the following passes: Military, Access, and 4th Grader. For more information about how to get these passes, visit our Fees & Passes page.
No. Our trains are antiques and are not equipped with heat or air conditioning. In summer months, weather permitting, windows may be opened to help increase air flow. Please be sure to dress accordingly.
Yes. The Museum Shop and Park Store at Steamtown is operated by America's National Parks which supports the ongoing preservation and interpretation efforts at the park.
Snacks, cold soft drinks and water (no hot beverages) are available for purchase at Steatown's Museum Shop and Park Store during regular operating hours; there are no restaurants, snack or coffee bars at Steamtown. However, there are cafes, restaurants, and grocery stores available throughout Scranton.
While we share an entrance and parking lot, the Trolley Museum is run by Lackawanna County. You can learn more about the Trolley Museum and other sites on our Nearby Attractions page.
Still photographers require a permit only when:
Last updated: August 12, 2021