Directions & Parking


WELCOME! To make your experience safer & more pleasurable, we've provided you with detailed directions & parking tips. By scrolling down, you will find Directions/Parking for both of our great facilities. We've also provided written directions to assist our out-of-town visitors traveling in on major arteries.
For your convenience, you may download & print this page's instructions (below). Need assistance? Simply call us at 570-823-9372.
SAFETY: All parking areas associated or recommended by the Stegmaier Mansions are WELL-LIGHTED for your convenience and safety.
Frederick Stegmaier Mansion

The Frederick Stegmaier Mansion

304 South Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
GENERAL PARKING: Off street parking for BED & BREAKFAST guests is available on-site in the mansion parking lot on South Franklin Street. Parking for SPECIAL EVENTS is offered directly across the street in the Children’s Service Center lot. Signage is displayed directing parking on the day of your event.
ADDITIONAL PARKING: Street parking is available on South Franklin Street & West Ross streets within a block or 2 of the Mansion.
HANDICAP PARKING: Handicap parking is available but limited, on-site. For any questions concerning availability or assistance entering the facility, simply call us in advance.

The Mary Stegmaier Mansion

156 South Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
GENERAL PARKING: Parking for approximately 28 vehicles is available on the grounds of the Mary Stegmaier Mansion. The driveway is located immediately past the Mansion (which is located on the right side of South Franklin Street), with main parking located in the rear of the building. You may enter the building through the elevator lobby or side porch (both accessible from the driveway entrance) -OR- through the grand front entrance, on the Franklin Street side.
VALET PARKING: Valet service is available to all our guests at the Mary Stegmaier Mansion. Our valet attendants will greet you on South Franklin Street, directly in front of the Mansion’s main entrance - and will assist you with all your parking needs. DO NOT pull into our parking lot if you are seeking to use our Valet Service. Simply pull up in front of the Mansion's main entrance on South Franklin Street, and an attendant will be right with you!
ADDITIONAL PARKING: Street parking is available all along South Franklin Street. Also, there is a parking area across from the YMCA, located a half block north of the Mansion on Northampton Street, which is available at a nominal fee. There are also 2 free parking areas in close proximity where our patrons may park if our lot is full:
- The former Bartikowsky's Jewelers parking lot (now owned by Wilkes University), at 141 South Main Street. There is a short walkway at the rear of that parking lot which adjoins the Mansion.
- The Bell Furniture parking lot, at 95 South Main Street.
HANDICAP PARKING: There are handicapped parking spaces located on-site, immediately along the driveway (mentioned above in 'General Parking'), adjacent to the side porch and outside elevator lobby entrance (against the fence). The Mary Stegmaier Mansion is fully handicap accessible to all 3 floors, by way of our elevator lobby entrance.

Driving Directions

From points north of Wilkes-Barre via I-81 SOUTH:
Merge onto PA-309 N via EXIT 170B toward WILKES-BARRE - travel 2.4 miles;
Take EXIT 3 toward WILKES-BARRE / PLAINS - travel 0.3 miles;
Turn LEFT onto S RIVER ST - travel 2.4 miles;
Turn LEFT onto ACADEMY ST - travel 0.1 miles;
Turn LEFT onto S FRANKLIN ST.
- travel 0.1 miles to the Frederick Stegmaier Mansion at 304 S Franklin St (on right).
- travel 0.4 miles to the Mary Stegmaier Mansion at 156 S Franklin St (on right).

From points south of Wilkes-Barre via I-81 NORTH:
Take the PA-309 BUS exit- EXIT 165B- on the LEFT toward WILKES-BARRE - travel 0.3 miles;
Merge onto PA-309 N / PA-309 BR N. travel 0.6 miles;
Turn LEFT onto BLACKMAN ST. - travel 0.6 miles;
Turn RIGHT onto HAZLE ST. - travel 0.9 miles (HAZLE ST will become ACADEMY ST);
Turn RIGHT onto S FRANKLIN ST.
- travel 0.1 miles to the Frederick Stegmaier Mansion at 304 S Franklin St (on right).
- travel 0.4 miles to the Mary Stegmaier Mansion at 156 S Franklin St (on right).

From New York City / New Jersey via I-80 WEST:
Take exit 277 toward PA-940/I-476/Allentown/Wilkes- Barre/Pennsylvania Turnpike
Take the ramp onto I-476 N - travel 10.7 miles
Take the PA-115 N exit- EXIT 105- toward WILKES-BARRE / POCONO DOWNS - travel 0.6 miles;
Turn LEFT onto BEAR CREEK BLVD / PA-115. Continue to follow PA-115 N. - travel 4.2 miles;
PA-115 N becomes PA-309 N. - travel 2.4 miles;
Take EXIT 3 toward WILKES-BARRE / PLAINS. - travel 0.3 miles;
Turn LEFT onto S RIVER ST - travel 2.4 miles; Turn LEFT onto ACADEMY ST. - travel 0.1 miles;
Turn LEFT onto S FRANKLIN ST.
- travel 0.1 miles to the Frederick Stegmaier Mansion at 304 S Franklin St (on right).
- travel 0.4 miles to the Mary Stegmaier Mansion at 156 S Franklin St (on right).

From Philadelphia via PA Turnpike Northeast Extension / I-476 NORTH:
Take the PA-115 N exit- EXIT 105- toward WILKES-BARRE / POCONO DOWNS - travel 0.6 miles;
Turn LEFT onto BEAR CREEK BLVD / PA-115. Continue to follow PA-115 N. - travel 4.2 miles;
PA-115 N becomes PA-309 N. - travel 2.4 miles;
Take EXIT 3 toward WILKES-BARRE / PLAINS. - travel 0.3 miles;
Turn LEFT onto S RIVER ST - travel 2.4 miles; Turn LEFT onto ACADEMY ST. - travel 0.1 miles;
Turn LEFT onto S FRANKLIN ST.
- travel 0.1 miles to the Frederick Stegmaier Mansion at 304 S Franklin St (on right).
- travel 0.4 miles to the Mary Stegmaier Mansion at 156 S Franklin St (on right).