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Mauch Chunk Museum & Cultural Center

41 W Broadway, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229-1931
+1 570-325-9190
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Closed in winter, Monday holiday

Very disappointed, Closed in winter during the week. Website says open weekdays in summer, so I am... read more

Reviewed 17 January 2017
Debbie L
via mobile
Travel back in time!

We visited the museum in February. Many of the other attractions, like the Packer Museum and... read more

Reviewed 13 December 2016
York, Pennsylvania
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41 W Broadway, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229-1931
+1 570-325-9190
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Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Very disappointed, Closed in winter during the week. Website says open weekdays in summer, so I am unsure if that is Only July-August. Trip advisor should be updated. A very nice woman (over the phone) gave me tons of information, and sent me to the...More

Thank Debbie L
Reviewed 13 December 2016

We visited the museum in February. Many of the other attractions, like the Packer Museum and Railroad Tour, were closed for the winter season. The museum was a great alternative! For a small fee, around $5 I think, we got to see a short movie...More

Thank dzolin8
Reviewed 20 October 2016

This museum displays the history of Mauch Chunk. It is amazing! From the automated orchestral machine to the displays of the switchback railroad. It details the economic and cultural past of Jim Thorpe, PA. Some of the displays need updating, but overall, it is well...More

Thank BuzzBray
Reviewed 6 September 2016

I did not expect much when I came here at first. No, this is not your typical small town museum. It really does give a detaile history of the town.

Thank JohnBCowgill
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Took a short trip while in the Poconos. This was some place we had discussed going to and found a parking space across from the museum. There is a five dollar admission fee and you start by viewing a 15 minute video outlining the area...More

Thank Lecano_FlStan43
Reviewed 16 August 2016

My husband and I visited here on 8/13. (The picture that is posted is not the museum.) They showed you a 10-15min video about the town and then there were a lot of artifacts to look at. It was only $5.00, so you should browse...More

Thank VeniceGirl_1
Reviewed 31 July 2016

This is a small museum that is full of interesting information/artifacts about the past and present of Mauch Chunk. We got to see a short video about Mauch Chunk's history and then a personal tour of the museum. The women that gave the tour was...More

Thank Michael g
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Very interesting for children of all ages. Great place to learn. Many things I never new made we want to go and visit the places they talked about in the video.

1  Thank dawnscookie
Reviewed 29 October 2015

My husband and I stopped in as we were passing by on a walk around town. We enjoyed the displays and learned a few things about Jim Thorpe. Some of the displays may be a bit outdated however overall it was still informative and educational.

1  Thank cassbugs
Reviewed 28 October 2015

For a small town, they do have a rich history. The museum is very reasonably priced. Some of the exhibits are quite old and could do with some refurbishment, but with donations and the cheap admission price, this likely isn't something that's easily attainable. The...More

Thank Hannah K
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What is the cost for a group of 20 to visit the museum?
7 June 2016|
Response from dawnscookie | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry don't know the answer to that. I would give them a call the women working there is very helpful.