Arts & Museums
Mauch Chunk Museum & Cultural Center, The
41 West Broadway Street
Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania 18229
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.