Scranton, Pennsylvania

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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. more info  map

  • Downs at Carbondale, The
    15 Fleetwood Drive, Carbondale, PA 18407
    570-281-9455, Year round thoroughbred and harness simulcasting. Great food and group rates. more info  map

  • 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... more info  map

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. more info  map

  • 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. more info  map

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. more info  map

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. more info  map

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... more info  map

  • 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. more info  map

  • 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. more info  map

  • 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 more info  map

  • 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... more info  map

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. more info  map

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. more info  map

  • 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. more info  map

  • 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... more info  map

  

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