Mauch Chunk Museum & Cultural Center
Take your group for a tour or host your next event at the Mauch Chunk Museum & Cultural Center!Learn the history of Mauch Chunk (Jim Thorpe) through video, artifacts, images and more. The exhibition will lead you through the ages from the geological formation of coal in prehistoric times to the present. Learn about the Lenape Indians, the discovery and mining of "black diamond’s" (coal), the settlement of early Mauch Chunk in its industrial golden age, its decline and revival as the town of Mauch Chunk became today's Jim Thorpe -repository for the body of the Native American Olympian. The theme is struggle, prosperity, decline and revival; the legacy, the architectural and natural beauty that is today's Jim Thorpe. The museum is available for weddings and receptions up to 160 guests. All amenities are available for groups.