Media

Media Contact:
Glenn Koehler
Director of Marketing and Public Relations
gkoehler@nmih.org
Office: 610.694.6633
Cell: 610.573.3579

NMIH Media Policy
As an institution with significant artifacts and archives of the nation’s industrial history, NMIH is excited about your interest in learning more about the workers and industries that the shaped the country.  We’re happy to arrange interviews, assist in research, provide photographs, and any other information you may need to help with your news piece.  Advanced arrangements must be  made with the museum’s Director of Marketing and Public Relations prior to interviewing guides, researchers, volunteers or other museum personnel.  We ask this so our staff and volunteer corps can focus on providing the best possible experience for our visitors.

Though we strive to accommodate all requests in a timely manner, please note that we may not be able to accommodate members of the media without prior communication. All reporters, photographers, videographers, and freelance writers on assignment are requested to check in at an Information Desk upon arrival.

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Latest Press Releases


Photo Project and Discussion to Highlight Anthracite Mining Heritage Month at National Museum of Industrial History

Photo Project and Discussion to Highlight Anthracite Mining Heritage Month at National Museum of Industrial History For generations, photographers have been drawn to the unique social and visual landscape of northeast Pennsylvania. Australian native Dane Rhys will illustrate his recent journeys into the modern anthracite coal industry in a special talk on Sunday, January 26th at 2pm at the National…

Art of Precision: The Engineered Sculpture of Christopher Bathgate Exhibit Opens at NMIH

Art of Precision: The Engineered Sculpture of Christopher Bathgate Exhibit Opens at NMIH The National Museum of Industrial History (NMIH) is excited to announce its latest exhibit, Art of Precision: The Engineered Sculpture of Christopher Bathgate, will open to the public this Saturday, January 11th.  Coinciding with the opening will be a presentation by the artist about his work, process,…

UGI Supports National Museum of Industrial History’s Youth Education Programs

UGI Supports National Museum of Industrial History’s Youth Education Programs BETHLEHEM, PA – UGI Utilities, Inc. has made it possible for local students to explore our local and national industrial heritage through a $5,000 contribution to the National Museum of Industrial History. With its diverse collection of more than 200 industrial artifacts, including over 20 artifacts from the Smithsonian Institution’s…

Peter and former Congressman Charlie Dent to speak on family’s manufacturing past at the National Museum of Industrial History

Peter and former Congressman Charlie Dent to speak on family’s manufacturing past at the National Museum of Industrial History Decades ago, children across the country would find under their Christmas trees heavy, cast iron toys manufactured in Fullerton, Pennsylvania just north of Allentown. The Dent Hardware Company, established by Henry H. Dent and business partners in 1894, produced specialty products,…

The National Museum of Industrial History Announces $500,000 State Grant Secured by Senator Browne

The National Museum of Industrial History Announces $500,000 State Grant Secured by Senator Browne Bethlehem, Pa – Kara Mohsinger, President and CEO of the National Museum of Industrial History (NMIH), Lee Butz, Vice Chair of the museum’s Board of Directors, and Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Pat Browne today announced a $500,000 state grant for the National Museum of Industrial History…

Bethlehem’s Martin Tower commemorated through limited edition skate deck in partnership with Homebase Skateshop and National Museum of Industrial History

Bethlehem’s famed Martin Tower held a special place in the hearts of many, from the residents who drove past it daily to those who worked there and their relatives.  It’s May 2019 implosion was viewed in person by thousands, and across the world by countless spectators.  In a collaboration between the National Museum of Industrial History, Homebase Skateshop, and Glenn…

National Museum of Industrial History announces move of Steelworkers Veterans Memorial to museum site

The National Museum of Industrial History (NMIH), in coordination with the Bethlehem Redevelopment Authority and the Steelworkers Veterans Memorial Committee, has announced that the Steelworkers Veterans Memorial, currently located at Third and Polk Streets, will relocate a short distance away to a newly developed area of the museum’s plaza. The move comes as the Bethlehem Parking Authority has taken ownership…