Comfort Inn - Pocono Mountains
Route 940 at 1-80 and I-476
White Haven, PA 18661
Phone: (570) 443-8461
Fax: (570) 443-7988
Arts & Museums
The story of Mauch Chunk, what is now Jim Thorpe, is brought to life by videos, images, artifacts and four working models, which include a standard lock on the Lehigh Canal, water filled, working model of Josiah White's Bear Trap Lock, an operable miter lock and drop gate lock on the Lehigh Canal and a 30 foot replica of Mauch Chunk's famous Switchback Gravity Railroad.
Open from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day, except on Wednesdays and only on weekends during September and October, the Old Jail Museum is "home of the handprint on the wall."
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 around close to 1,300 objects. European and American works on paper from the 17th century to the present, 19th century European art, American decorative arts, and American paintings from the 19th century to the present are just some of what can be enjoyed at the Sordoni Art Gallery.
Established in 1908 by the illustrious doctor Dr. Isaiah Fawkes Everhart, the Everhart Museum in Scranton is one of the most visited natural history museums in Pennsylvania; in fact this one even has some stunning exhibits for the art and science buffs. Twenty thousand artifacts span across ethnographic collections, fossils, glass, sculptures, Native American artwork, shells, paintings and more. An array of educational lectures, kids camps, walks, discussions and cultural events are celebrated so drop by sometime.
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 Anthracite Museum Complex, which also includes Eckley Miner's Village. The Pennsylvania Anthracite Heritage Museum
Aptly named, Steamtown National Historic Site, it tells the story of steam engines in an exiting way. Experience the glorious era of steam locomotives by taking a seasonal ride on historic trains or get a glimpse of the heritage steam railroad in the museum complex. This is a one-of-a-kind National Park Service that is committed to the history of railroad from 1850 to 1950. Spanning across 62.48 acres (25.28 hectares) of former rail yards, Steamtown features many replicas and original structures.
Relive the time of the trolley in a restored 19th century mill building with interactive exhibits, displays and much more.
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.
Museum that tells the story of the people who came from Europe to work in the anthracite mining and textiles industries