Indoor Activities

In Steamtown's History Museum, the Life on the Railroad section includes full size multicolor mannequins showing the different jobs of railroading.  The Pullman Porter wears blue slacks, a white jacket, bow tie, and blue cap.  He carries a small stack of sheets.
Life on the Railroad, in the History Museum, tells about the men and women who worked for the railroads, including the Pullman Porter.  Porters formed the first union in the United States to allow African-American members.

Museums

With the exception of the Steam Locomotive Cutaway and historic Roundhouse, the park museums are presently closed due to current health guidelines.

 
Visitors enjoy a special presentation at Steamtown NHS theater
Visitors enjoy a special presentation in the theater at Steamtown NHS.

Theater Presentations

The theater is presently closed due to current health guidelines.

 
Changing Exhibits Gallery
Changing Exhibits Gallery - Visitor Center - Floor 2

Changing Exhibits Gallery

The park Exhibits Gallery is presently closed due to current health guidelines.

 

Last updated: July 7, 2020

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150 South Washington Avenue
Scranton, PA 18503-2018

Phone:

570-340-5200
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