Museums in the Poconos

The Poconos is rich in American Heritage and History. Many of the local historical societies maintain an impressive collection of museums - where a picture of our past is preserved for all generations.

Museums in the Poconos

Museums in the Poconos

The Poconos is rich in American Heritage and History. Many of the local historical societies maintain an impressive collection of museums - where a picture of our past is preserved for all generations.

There are also a numbrer of museums related to technology and industry - visit an old mill to see how grain was milled or lumber was sawn.

 

Museums

The Columns Museum
the columns museum in Pike CountyMaintained by the Pike County Historical Society
PO Box 915
Milford, PA 18337
570-296-8126
Home to many significant American heritage treasures, the Columns Museum has numerous exhibits on American Indian heritage, the French Indian War, the Revolutionary War and Civil War. It's most prized possession is the "Lincoln Flag" The blood-stained American Flag that President Lincoln's head rested on just after the mortal gunshot was fired at Ford's Theatre. Other exhibits include the Stegecoach Hiawatha, and the Philosopher Charles Peirce.

Wayne County Historical Society Museum
PO Box 446
Honesdale, PA 18431
570-253-3240
On August 8, 1829, the first locomotive in America to run on a railroad was the original Stourbridge Lion (built in 1828 in Stourbridge, England). A full scale replica was built in 1933 for the "Century of Progress Exposition in Chicago. This replica is on display and makes its home at the Wayne County Historical Society & Museum in Honesdale.

Houdini Tour & Magic Show
1433 N. Main Ave
Scranton PA 18447
570-342-5555
Called on of the most unique museums in the world, this is the only museum in the world totally devoted to the magic, life and escapes of the famous Harry Houdini. The museum offers a magic show to visitiors during the summer and the exhibit is updated on a regular basis.

Zane Grey Museum
PO Box C
Narrowsburg, NY, 12764-0159
570-685-4871

Antoine Dutot School & Museum
Box 484
Delaware Water Gap, PA 18327
570-476-1729

Anthracite Museum Complex
Keyser Avenue
Scranton, PA
570-963-4804

Asa Packer Mansion
PO Box 108
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229-0108
570-325-3229

Carbon County TPA Office and Railway Station
Jim Thorpe, PA
570-325-3673

Carbondale Historical Society and Museum
PO Box 151
Carbondale, PA 18407
570-282-0387

Coolbaugh Township Historical Association
5550 Memorial Blvd.
Tobyhanna, PA 18466
570-894-4207

Dorflinger Glass Museum
Dorflinger Wildlife Sanctuary

Long Ridge Road, PO Box 356
White Mills, PA 18473
570-253-1185
www.dorflinger.org

Driebe Freight Station
537 Ann Street
Stroudsburg, PA
570-421-7703 ~ 570-424-1776>

Eckley Miners' Village
RR 2, Box 236
Weatherly, PA 18255
570-636-2070

Equinunk Historical Society
PO Box 41
Equinunk, PA 18417-0041
570-224-6722
Equinunk Historical Society

Everhart Museum
1901 Mulberry Street, Nay Aug Park
Scranton, PA 18510
570-346-7186

French Azilum
RR #2, Box 266
Towanda, PA 18848
570-265-3376

Greater Hazleton Historical Society
55 North Wyoming Street
Hazleton, PA 18201
570-455-8576

Greentown Historical Society
PO Box 186
Greentown, PA 18426
570-676-3509

Grey Tower National Historic Landmark
The Pinchot Institute
PO Box 188
Milford, PA 18337
570-296-6401
Grey Towers National Historic Landmark

IBIS
517 Main Street
Stroudsburg, PA
570-424-8721

Joan Marie Galleries
52 Pocono Blvd., Route 611
Mt. Pocono, PA

Lackawanna Coal Mine
McDade Park
Scranton, PA 18504
570-963-6463

Lackawanna Historical Society
232 Monroe Avenue
Scranton, PA 18510
570-344-3841

Lehigh Gap Historical & Preservation Society
PO Box 267
Palmerton, PA 18071
610-377-0428

Madelon Powers Art Gallery
Fine and Performing Arts Center
East Stroudsburg University

Marywood College Art Galleries
2300 Adams Avenue
Scranton, PA 18509
570-348-6278

Mauch Chunk Historical Society of Carbon County
PO Box 273
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
570-325-4439 ~ 570-325-9190
www.mauchchunkmuseum.org

Monroe County Arts Council Galleries
Council Office
556 Main Street
Stroudsburg, PA
570-476-4460

Morgan Galleries
Route 940, ½ mile east of Route 115
Blakeslee, PA
800-621-1654

Museum of the American Patriot at Memorytown
Grange Road, between Routes 611 and 940
Mount Pocono, PA
570-839-1680

Museum of Anthracite Mining
Pine and 17th Streets
Ashland, PA 17921
570-875-4708

Pennsylvania Anthracite Heritage Museum
R.R. #1, Bald Mountain Road
Scranton, PA 18504
570-963-4804

Pennsylvania Fishing Museum
Route 402 Pecks Pond
Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328
570-775-7237
www.peckspond.com

Pine Grove Historical Society
PO Box 65
Pine Grove, PA 17963
570-345-6449

Players Card Museum
PO Box 491
Paupack, PA 18451
570-857-0658

Pocono Indian Museum
PO Box 261
Bushkill, PA 18324
570-588-9164 ~ 570-588-9338
Pocono Indian Museum

Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm
1000 Turkey Hill Road
Stroudsburg, PA 18360
570-992-6161
www.pastconnect.com/quietValley

Resica Falls Scout Reservation
Route 402, Six miles north of Marshalls Creek
570-223-8312

Sordoni Art Gallery, Wilkes University
150 South River Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18766
570-831-4325

Steamtown National Historic Site
150 South Washington Avenue
Scranton, PA 18503
570-340-5200 National Park Service

Stroud Mansion & Library
9th & Main Street
Stroudsburg, PA
570-421-7703

 

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