Steamtown NHS celebrates the strength and glory of locomotion. Take a seasonal train ride through the beautiful mountains of Northeastern Pennsylvania. Or experience the heritage of the railroad through the History and Technology Museums. Join a Ranger-guided Locomotive Shop Tour to learn what it takes to repair and maintain steam locomotives. Visit the only National Park Service unit solely dedicated to railroad history, created to interpret the story of mainline railroading between 1850 and 1950. The park occupies more than 40 acres of former rail yard and includes historic railroad buildings. Bring the whole family for a hands-on learning experience as you tour the Roundhouse and ride the rails. Open daily; closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day. Seasonal train rides.