Trains, trains, trains!! If you love trains and railroads this is the site for you. The Steamtown National Historic Site is the National Park Service site dedicated to trains and the history of railroading in the US. Steamtown NHS occupies about 40 acres of the Scranton, PA railroad yard. The large collection of cars contains locomotives, freight cars and passenger cars all available to explore. The museum has a collection of artifacts and presents the history of steam railroads in the country. During the summer season there is the opportunity to ride on a steam train and go on passenger rail journeys off site.
The museum has some antique cars and displays recalling the life in an old train station.
During summer weekends the rangers and volunteers have plenty of activities for the little ones.