• About the Museum


  • The National Museum of Industrial History is located on the Steelstacks campus on the former Bethlehem Steel site.  The museum houses over 200 artifacts from across the world, telling the tale of America's industrial might and the evolution of industry over time.

    Our main gallery, featuring 21 artifacts on loan from Smithsonian's National Museum of American History, includes massive machinery and amazing history.  See a 115-ton Corliss steam engine, a 20 foot tall steam hammer, and learn what the life of a factory worker was like in the early 1900s.  Bring the family and enjoy a day in picturesque South Bethlehem, with its many restaurants, art establishments, and other activities to enrich your experience.


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Open 10am to 5pm Wednesday through Sunday

International Women’s Weekend Profile: Emma Allison

International Women’s Weekend Profile: Emma Allison

Emma Allison, a female steam engineer, became a star after her appearance at the 1876 Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia. ...

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Artifact Spotlight: Bethlehem Steel Mining Logs

Artifact Spotlight: Bethlehem Steel Mining Logs

NMIH regularly receives amazing artifacts from companies, individual donors, and various sources across the country. One such set of artifacts are these amazing logs that detail the daily life of one of Bethlehem Steel's mining operations in Amapa, Brazil. ...

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Upcoming Events


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    Apr, 2020

  • SouthSide Community Day

    April 18 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

    South Bethlehem comes alive as thousands of area residents partake in the 14th Annual Cops 'n' Kids Lehigh Valley Celebration of

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