The Old Jail Museum
Our beautiful town of Jim Thorpe, PA is nestled between the mountains and Lehigh River.
You will think you stepped back in time as you stroll our quaint streets lined with Victorian Architecture. Our beautifully restored buildings are filled with about 40 specialized shops, anitque stores, & delicious eateries... all within walking distance... all small family owned businesses!
Be sure to stop on our daughter's shop:
The Treasure Shop ~ 44 Broadway - www.PeggysTreasureShop.com
She bought the business from us when we purchased The Old Jail.
Her store is filled with unique finds made in Ireland and the USA!
Jim Thorpe, PA (formally named Mauch Chunk) is filled with coal mining and rail-road history. Mauch Chunk, PA was the place that fueled the Industrial Revolution! And. Mauch Chunk was the location of the first roller coaster in the United States!
If you are looking for other things to do while in our area...
Here our our recommendations...
Ghost Tours & "Walk & Taste Tours" around downtown Jim Thorpe
No. 9 Coal Mine & Museum
9 Dock St., Lansford, PA, 18232
Eckley Miners' Village
2 Eckley Main Street
Weatherly, PA 18255
Lakota Wolf Preserve (about an hour from Jim Thorpe just over the Delaware Water Gap)
89 Mt Pleasant Rd, Columbia, NJ 07832
Recommended Accommodations within Walking Distance to the Jail: