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Mauch Chunk Museum & Cultural Center

41 W Broadway, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
+1 570-325-9190
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Small Town Museum

It's only $5 and it's chock full of memorabilia. The short video is a great overview of the area... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Landisville, Pennsylvania
via mobile
Old school small town museum

Interesting place if you want to know more about the history of Jim Thorpe. There's a lot in there... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Coopersburg, Pennsylvania
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41 W Broadway, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
+1 570-325-9190
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's only $5 and it's chock full of memorabilia. The short video is a great overview of the area and a nice way to start a trip to Jim Thorpe. It smells like your great grandma's attic and I'm not sure it'd be good for...More

Thank PattyMcC7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting place if you want to know more about the history of Jim Thorpe. There's a lot in there and the movie helped us to understand what we were seeing. It is old and probably hasn't been updated in the last decade, but it's inexpensive...More

Thank toobusytoday
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Small friendly old fashioned museum. Docents eager to save Mauch Chunk/Jim Thorpe history which really enhanced our visit. A 20 minute video really sinks in the major details. A wise idea firstling upon arriving.

Thank CABarnes1219
Reviewed 31 May 2017

This is a nice non guided tour with a video explaining a lot of the history of the town. It's very inexpensive and the staff were more than helpful.

Thank Electraglide2005
Reviewed 24 May 2017

small museum but informative town info, enjoyed it, don't think kids would enjoy it though unless they are older and into learning about history

Thank Emily H
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
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8 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.