Steamtown National Historic Site Winter Updates and Holiday Events Members News October 31, 2023 November brings along colder weather and shorter days, signaling a time of transition at Steamtown National Historic Site (NHS). Winter Updates Sunday, November 12: final day for Short Train Rides and access to “Big Boy” Cab; Monday, November 13: begin winter hours of operation, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., daily. Steamtown’s History Museum, Roundhouse building, and outdoor spaces will remain open throughout the winter. Weather may cause delays or closures, for updates visit http://go.nps.gov/STEAconditions. Upcoming Holiday Events “Stuff the Caboose” will take place on Friday, November 17 from 5 a.m. – 7 p.m. The “Holiday Express” excursions to Moscow will run Friday, November 24 and Saturday, November 25; two trips offered each day from 9:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Santa Claus will arrive at Steamtown via the “Santa Train” on Saturday, December 2 around 3 p.m. The “North Pole Limited”, an event sponsored by the Iron Horse Society, will occur December 9, 10, 16, 17, 22, and 23; please check the Iron Horse Society’s website for tickets. Steamtown NHS is in Scranton, Pennsylvania. From Interstate-81 follow exit 185; then follow the brown and white signs to the park entrance at Lackawanna Avenue and Cliff Street. Park information is available by calling (570) 445-1898, or by visiting the park website.