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 President Biden Expressway (formerly known as 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 President Biden Expressway (formerly known as Central Scranton Expressway).
  • Continue onto President Biden Expressway (formerly known as 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 President Biden Expressway (formerly known as Central Scranton Expressway).
  • Continue onto President Biden Expressway (formerly known as 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 President Biden Expressway (formerly known as Central Scranton Expressway).
  • Continue onto President Biden Expressway (formerly known as 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 President Biden Expressway (formerly known as Central Scranton Expressway).
  • Continue onto President Biden Expressway (formerly known as 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 President Biden Expressway (formerly known as Central Scranton Expressway).
  • Continue onto President Biden Expressway (formerly known as 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).
 

Where do I go once I arrive?

Steamtown is currently open from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, daily. We recommend checking in at the Information Kiosk to receive the most up to date information on park operations and what is available. At present, the following areas are open to the public:

  • Visitor Center
  • Park Store
  • 1902 Roundhouse including the "Cut-a-Way" display
  • 1937 Roundhouse
  • Theater
  • History Museum
  • Technology Museum
  • Designated areas within the Railyard (Remember, Steamtown is a working railroad site, so please be careful. Look out for moving trains and other vehicles at all times.)

While the listed areas are accessible for visitors to enjoy, services may be limited. We will continue to monitor all park functions to ensure that visitors adhere to CDC guidance for mitigating risks associated with the transmission of COVID-19 and take any additional steps necessary to protect public health. Find more information about the National Park Service’s response and operations at www.nps.gov/coronavirus.

 
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Site map of Steamtown National Historic Site

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Last updated: June 22, 2022

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Mailing Address:

150 South Washington Avenue
Scranton , PA 18503-2018

Phone:

570-340-5200
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