Steamtown National Historic Site

Steamtown National Historic Site, Scranton, PA offers an up-close look at the history of the railroad industry in Lackawanna County and is one of the top historical sites in all of Pennsylvania. A museum and real-life display of railroad cars, Steamtown National Historic Site was established in 1986 by act of Congress. Once designated a national historic site, it would be nearly 10 years later that the Steamtown National Historic Site and corresponding museum would finally open to the public. See the freight cars, passenger cars and chugging locomotives that built Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania into the powerhouse industrial area of its era. A must-see for train enthusiasts, Steamtown is great for kids or anyone who enjoys learning more about historical sites in Pennsylvania.

Dunmore, Pennsylvania Hotel near Historical Sites -

Our full-service Scranton East Dunmore, Pennsylvania hotel welcomes business and leisure travelers with well-appointed accommodations, attentive service, ample amenities, and a great location near many renowned landmarks. Discover close proximity to the Steamtown National Historic Site, Lackawanna Coal Mine Tour & Anthracite Heritage Museum, Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple, and Electric City Trolley Museum.
Dunmore Pennsylvania Coal Mine

Lackawanna Coal Mine Tour & Anthracite Heritage Museum -

The Lackawanna Coal Mine tour offers an interactive experience of the local coal mining industry and is one of the top historical sites in Pennsylvania. Part of the Lackawanna Coal Mine Tour & Anthracite Coal Museum, the tour takes place inside a former working mine and runs from the beginning of April to the end of November. Visitors start the Lackawanna Coal Mine Tour at McDade Park by boarding a mine car and descending a into the Clark coal vein, a former working mine. After various stops throughout the mine, visitors exit through a tunnel and are taken into Dunmore #1 Vein and to the peg shanty to learn more about operations at the mine before continuing into Dunmore #2 Vein. Bring a jacket; temperatures in the mine range around 50 degrees. The Pennsylvania Anthracite Heritage Museum is located adjacent to the mine exit for viewing after the tour.
Hotel in Dunmore
Hotel in Dunmore

Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple -

The Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple was designed by noted architect Raymond Hood and was completed in 1930. Today, the Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is home to a lively local performing arts scene. Enjoy splendid historic architecture amid off-Broadway performances, stand-up comedy and exciting musical events. The Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic also regularly plays at the Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple.

Electric City Trolley Museum -

The Electric City Trolley Museum is adjacent to Steamtown National Historic Site and is located in downtown Scranton, PA. Among the leading Pennsylvania historical sites, the Electric City Trolley Museum is devoted to exhibiting restored trolleys that once ran on lines throughout Pennsylvania. A major addition was made to the museum in 2006 that created a 2,000-foot railroad track extension to a restoration station adjacent to PNC Field. The tracks connected the line to Steamtown National Historic Site, and initiated a major part of the Electric City Trolley Museum's mission to put historic train cars back in working order for the appreciation of the public.
The Lost Trails ATV Adventures
We are the closest Hotel to the newly opened up ATV Trails, called the Lost Trails ATV Adventures located only a few blocks away at 1000 Dunham Drive, Dunmore, PA 18512. Their new location has over 2,000 acres of trails to explore with many trails leading to "Destination" sites such as the "Bear Caves", "Top of The World" with it's 2,000 feet of elevation change. This spot has a view that will take your breath away and the "Burnt Bus", how this made its way to the top of the Mountain is anyones guess. There is a good veriety of Trails from "Wet & Muddy", "Boulder Crawls" and "Scenic Trails" twisting through the Mountain side amid some of the most "Breath Taking" vistas the Pocono Mountains have to offer.

Hotel in Dunmore
Hotel in Dunmore
200 Tigue Street, Dunmore, Pennsylvania 96815-2096
BEST WESTERN PLUS Scranton East Hotel & Convention Center - Dunmore, Pennsylvania Located at
200 Tigue Street, Dunmore, Pennsylvania 18512
Fax: 570-343-5171
Email: gm@hiscranton.com
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