Operating Hours & Seasons

Park Hours

All Park - Regular Park Hours

The park is open daily, 10 am - 4 pm, with slightly longer hours spring through fall. 
From March 29th through December 29th, hours are from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
From December 28th through March 28th, hours are from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Please call in advance during snow storms. 


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Please note that the Ticket Booth daily closes one hour prior to park closing, and is closed completely on Mondays and Tuesdays, with the exception of holiday Mondays from Memorial Day through Columbus Day. America the Beautiful passes are not be available for purchase on those days.

The park's museums and grounds, including outdoor exhibit areas and parking lot, close promptly at 5:00 p.m. (4:00 p.m. in winter).

During severe weather events, the hours of operation may be impacted. For updated information, please call (570) 340-5200 or (888) 693-9391. Please plan accordingly.

The connecting walkway to the Marketplace at Steamtown is open seasonly. Hours of operation are managed by the Steamtown Mall.

IMPORTANT NOTE: The connecting walkway to the "Marketplace at Steamtown" is not the property of the National Park Service or Steamtown National Historic Site, and is subject to closure during inclement or severe weather. Additionally, this walkway is not maintained and is generally closed during the winter months. Parking at the "Marketplace at Steamtown" is, therefore, not recommended.

Last updated: February 4, 2020

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150 South Washington Avenue
Scranton, PA 18503-2018


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