Directions

What do I plug into my GPS?

The park entrance is located at the intersection of Cliff Street and Lackawanna Avenue in downtown Scranton. The physical address is:

350 Cliff Street
Scranton, PA 18503

GPS Coordinates:
 N 41.410730 (latitude), W 75.671329 (longitude)

General Driving Directions:

  • Take I-81 to exit 185.
  • Continue onto Central Scranton Expressway and follow signs to Mifflin Ave.
  • Turn left onto Mifflin Ave.
  • Turn right onto Lackawanna Ave.
  • Turn left onto Cliff St (Park entrance).

NOTE: drivers of campers and RVs should be aware that the bridge clearance near the park entrance is 13 feet, 7 inches.

  • Proceed north on I-476 to exit 115, following signs for I-81 N.
  • Take I-81 north to exit 185 towards Central Scranton Expressway.
  • Continue onto Central Scranton Expressway and follow signs to Mifflin Ave.
  • Turn left onto Mifflin Ave.
  • Turn right onto Lackawanna Ave.
  • Turn left onto Cliff St (Park entrance).
  • Head north towards Harrisburg and I-81.
  • Take I-81 north to exit 185 towards Central Scranton Expressway.
  • Continue onto Central Scranton Expressway and follow signs to Mifflin Ave.
  • Turn left onto Mifflin Ave.
  • Turn right onto Lackawanna Ave.
  • Turn left onto Cliff St (Park entrance).
  • Head east towards I-80.
  • Take I-80 east to exit 260B, following signs for I-81 N.
  • Take I-81 north to exit 185 towards Central Scranton Expressway.
  • Continue onto Central Scranton Expressway and follow signs to Mifflin Ave.
  • Turn left onto Mifflin Ave.
  • Turn right onto Lackawanna Ave.
  • Turn left onto Cliff St (Park entrance).
  • Head west towards either I-80 or I-84.
  • Take I-80 or I-84 west to intersection for I-380.
  • Head north on I-380, following signs for I-81 S. 
  • Take I-81 south to exit 185 towards Central Scranton Expressway.
  • Continue onto Central Scranton Expressway and follow signs to Mifflin Ave.
  • Turn left onto Mifflin Ave.
  • Turn right onto Lackawanna Ave.
  • Turn left onto Cliff St (Park entrance).
  • Head south towards I-81.
  • Take I-81 south to exit 185 towards Central Scranton Expressway.
  • Continue onto Central Scranton Expressway and follow signs to Mifflin Ave.
  • Turn left onto Mifflin Ave.
  • Turn right onto Lackawanna Ave.
  • Turn left onto Cliff St (Park entrance).
 
Illustrated aerial map of Steamtown depicting a series of buildings and areas where visitors can access. Map highlights closed areas as well.
Illustrated map of Steamtown NHS highlighting areas open and closed to the public.

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Where do I go once I arrive?

Stop by the information kiosk to pick up a hard copy of our site map or click on the image to the right for larger view.

Steamtown is currently open from 10am-4pm, daily. At present, the following areas are open to the public:

  • The Visitor Center, restrooms, and water fountains;
  • The Theater which plays our 18-minute film “Steel and Steam” on the hour and half hour;
  • The History Museum;
  • The 1937 Roundhouse;
  • The “Cut-a-Way” display portion of the 1902 Roundhouse;
  • The Turntable area, and;
  • The Park Store.

The connecting walkway to the "Marketplace at Steamtown" is also open. Please note, this walkway is not the property of the National Park Service.

For all areas open to the public, we kindly ask you to observe posted signage designating mask requirements, capacity restrictions, one-way flow of traffic, and physical distancing recommendations.

NOTICE: The park's open status and the visitor services available are constantly evolving. As a unit of the National Park Service (NPS), we work closely with the NPS Office of Public Health to monitor and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic using the latest science to support decision making. For the most up-to-date information, please check the Alerts at the top of the page.

 

Last updated: November 2, 2021

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Mailing Address:

150 South Washington Avenue
Scranton , PA 18503-2018

Phone:

570-340-5200
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