Basic Information

Steamtown NHS is an industrial heritage site dedicated to the role that steam railroad transportation - and the people who made it happen - played within America's Industrial Revolution.

Contact Information

Information Kiosk: (570) 445-1898

Aerial image of Steamtown National Historic Site
An aerial image of the Steamtown National Historic Site in downtown Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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Train Rides

The Steamtown rail experience varies from 30-minute trips exploring the park’s historic railroad yard to full-day excursions through the Poconos and Lackawanna Valley. Check out the 2024 schedule and start planning your next rail adventure!

Tours and Events

Much of Steamtown NHS is self-guided and can be experienced at your leisure. If you have time, learn about the steam-era railroad maintenance, repair and restoration involved in our preservation efforts during one of our scheduled Locomotive Shop tours.


Steamtown National Historic Site is accessible, with the exception of some historic locomotives and railroad cars. IMPORTANT NOTE: Some train rides/excursions are NOT accessible. To help us best serve you, please e-mail us with any accessibility questions or concerns before purchasing train ride tickets: e-mail us.

We are working to correct accessibility deficiencies to ensure an enjoyable experience for all of our visitors.

Park Store

To remember your special adventure, check out our Park Store! Open during park hours, the Park Store is managed and operated by America's National Parks, a park partner organization.


Oh, and if you're traveling with pets, be sure to check this page!

Last updated: May 28, 2024

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

150 South Washington Avenue
Scranton, PA 18503-2018


(570) 445-1898
General park information. Phone monitored 9am-5pm, daily

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