The Mauch Chunk Museum and Cultural Center is designed to highlight the town of Jim Thorpe's fascinating industrial and cultural history. The Center is housed in a high-ceilinged former church, a magnificent example of Victorian ecclesiastical architecture. Learn more about this town that took its name from the greatest athlete in the world, and where the great Olympian is buried. Be sure to view the 30-foot model of the Switchback Gravity Railroad. Museum is available for weddings and receptions. Seats 160. All amenities available for groups.