Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

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Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USA

Attractions in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania


  • Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs
    1280 Highway 315, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
    570-831-2100, More than 80 live harness racing days, 2,500 slots, eight electronic blackjack tables, and more can be found at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs in Northeastern Pennsylvania. more info  map

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Luzerne County Courthouse
    200 North River Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711
    570-825-1500, This turn-of-the-century structure contains several paintings and architectural designs. more info  map

  • Nathan Denison House
    35 Denison Street, Forty Fort, PA 18704
    570-288-5531 or 570-288-5623, The restored Nathan Denison House is the oldest house in the Wyoming Valley. It is furnished inside and out as it would have been in Denison’s day. more info  map

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Swetland Homestead, The
    885 Wyoming Avenue, Wyoming, PA 18644
    570-693-2740, Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the historic Swetland Homestead contains the original cabin that was built on this site in 1803. "Period rooms,... more info  map

Libraries & Research Centers

  • Bishop Memorial Library, The
    49 South Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
    Located in Historic Downtown Wilkes-Barre
    570-823-6244, Found in a circa 1875 former residence, the Bishop Memorial Library houses the Luzerne County Historical Society's genealogical resources and executive offices. The... more info  map

  • Osterhout Free Library
    71 South Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701
    570-823-0156, Located in the second church building on the left of South Franklin Street, this Osterhout Free Library branch is open Monday through Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30... more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Luzerne County Museum, The
    69 South Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
    570-822-1727, Located directly behind the Osterhout Free Library in historic downtown Wilkes-Barre, the Luzerne County Museum's permanent exhibits relating to area Native Americans... more info  map

  • Sordoni Art Gallery
    150 South River Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18766
    The Stark Learning Center of Wilkes University
    570-831-4325, Chosen as the "Best Art Gallery in Luzerne County" by the readers of the Diamond City newspaper, the Sordoni Art Gallery's houses an impressive permanent collection of... more info  map

Vineyards, Wineries & Breweries

  • Lion Brewery, Inc.
    700 N. Pennsylvania Ave., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18750
    The Brewhouse was built in 1905. At this time, the Delaware and Hudson Company sold the land to The Luzerne County Brewing Company. On March 20, 1905 the land was sold... more info  map

  • Lion Brewery, The
    700 North Pennsylvania Avenue, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18705
    570-823-8801, Dedicated to producing true handcrafted beers using state-of-the-art brewing technology, the Lion Brewery's lagers and ales are brewed in small batches using only the... more info


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