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Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA

Attractions in Scranton, Pennsylvania

Amusements

  • Balloon Chase Adventures

    140 Van Brunt Street
    Moscow, PA 18444
    570-842-2418
    Balloon Chase Adventures offers balloon rides in the scenic Pocono Mountains.
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  • Downs at Carbondale, The

    15 Fleetwood Drive
    Carbondale, PA 18407
    570-281-9455
    Year round thoroughbred and harness simulcasting. Great food and group rates.
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  • Houdini Museum Tour and Show

    1433 North Main Avenue
    Scranton, PA 18508
    570-342-5555
    Shows by nationally known magicians Dorothy Dietrich and John Bravo. Featuring live animals and audience participation. Includes guided tour of incredible Houdini collection.
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Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Catlin House

    232 Monroe Avenue
    Scranton, PA 18510
    570-344-3841
    English Tudor style manor containing a collection of books, photographs, furnishings, clothing and artifacts. The house is home to the Lackawanna Historical Society.
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  • Tripp House

    1011 North Main Avenue
    Scranton, PA 18508
    570-961-3317
    Historic federal house which is Lackawanna County's oldest home offering tours, luncheons, dinners, bridal showers, engagement parties, and wedding receptions.
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Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Steamtown National Historic Site

    150 South Washington Avenue
    Scranton, PA 18503
    570-340-5200
    Revisit America's railroading heritage by seeing the history and technology museum, steam locomotives, guided tours and excursions.
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Libraries & Research Centers

  • Albright Memorial Library

    500 Vine Street
    Scranton, PA 18509
    570-348-3000
    Magnificent library opened in 1893 featuring an extensive collection of reference materials available.
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Museums & Galleries

  • Anthracite Heritage Museum and Iron Furnaces

    Bald Mountain Road (R.D. # 1); 159 Cedar Avenue
    Scranton, PA 18505
    Located in McDade Park
    570-963-4804 or 570-344-4993
    Owned and operated by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania's Historical and Museum Commission, the Pennsylvania Anthracite Heritage Museum and Iron Furnaces are two of three sites that make up the...
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  • Electric City Trolley Station & Museum

    Cliff Street
    Scranton, PA 18503
    Relive the time of the trolley in a restored 19th century mill building with interactive exhibits, displays and much more.
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  • Everhart Museum

    1901 Mulberry Street
    Scranton, PA 18510
    570-346-7186
    Art, natural history, science and children's galleries are all displayed in this museum.
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  • Holocaust Museum and Resource Center

    601 Jefferson Avenue
    Scranton, PA 18510
    570-961-2300 X6
    Museum focused on the facts and lessons of pre-Holocaust life and of the Holocaust years with hope of helping new generations create a better future and of stemming historical revisionism.
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  • Pennsylvania Anthracite Heritage Museum

    RR 1 Bald Mountain Road
    Scranton, PA 18504
    570-963-4804
    Museum that tells the story of the people who came from Europe to work in the anthracite mining and textiles industries
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  • Skylake Gallery

    Route 407
    Scranton, PA 18420
    Fleetville
    570-945-7000
    Located in a newly renovated former church. Hosting at least four exhibitions each year, both solo and group. Regional and national artists show their work in many different media, including marble,...
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Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Claws 'N' Paws Wild Animal Park

    Ledgedale Road
    Scranton, PA 18436
    Lake Ariel
    570-698-6154
    Animals in large naturalistic enclosures. You will see wild and beautiful creatures including white tigers, wolves, bears and snow leopards.
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Tours & Cruises

  • Endless Mountains Hot Air Balloons

    RR1 Box 95
    Scranton, PA 18414
    Located in Dalton
    570-945-3008
    Offers services for Scranton, Philadelphia, Doylestown and Newtown. Hot air balloon rides, tethers and flight training.
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  • Lackawanna Coal Mine Tour

    McDade Park
    Scranton, PA 18504
    Imagine descending 300 feet below the earth's surface to explore abandoned tunnels of rock and coal while learning about life and hard coal times in the Shifting Shanty.
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  • Scranton Ghost Walk Attraction

    N. Washington Avenue and Linden Avenue
    570-383-1821
    Scranton is one of the world's most haunted cities with mine disasters, black hand, epidemics, etc. Go into a landmark historic building certified by several paranormal groups as haunted for a short...
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