Overview of entrance requirements
FreeNo entrance pass required
An entrance pass is not required to access Steamtown National Historic Site.
Other National Park Service sites may require an entrance pass or fee. Depending on your trip plans, an interagency pass may save you money.
There is no entrance fee for Steamtown National Historic Site. Due to our fee-free status, we no longer issue any of the America the Beautiful National Parks & Federal Recreational Lands Passes, commonly referred to as the "National Park Passes". Ticket pricing for our Short Train Rides and Excursions vary and may be available for purchase on recreation.gov. For more information, visit https://www.nps.gov/stea/planyourvisit/fees.htm
Entrance Fee for Steamtown NHS: FREE
That's right, our Visitor Center, Museums, and grounds are free to enter; no pass required! Due to our fee-free status, we no longer issue any of the America the Beautiful National Parks & Federal Recreational Lands Passes, commonly referred to as the "National Park Passes".
Fees and Tickets for Train Rides
Train rides return for the 2023 season on Thursday, May 11th! Here's how you can plan ahead and prepare:
NOTE: Tickets for our short train rides, the Scranton Limited and Caboose Experience, are not available for advance purchase online. These tickets are available on-site and must be purchased by credit card the day of your visit.
Short Train Rides
When train rides are available, tickets are non-refundable unless an event is cancelled by park management (equipment malfunction, inclement weather, etc). In the event you miss your short train ride, either the Scranton Limited or Caboose Experience, we can put you aboard the next ride as long as its not sold out or was the last train of the day.
Last updated: May 15, 2023