• About the Museum


  • Housed in the former Electric Repair Shop of the Bethlehem Steel plant site on the vibrant SteelStacks arts & culture campus, the National Museum of Industrial History interprets industry past, present and future through dynamic exhibits, hands-on interactives and engaging programs. Visitors of all ages can enjoy the stories of the people, machines and ideas that transformed our nation through a rich collection of rare artifacts including the esteemed 1876 Smithsonian Industrial collection.

    Bring your family to the Smithsonian Affiliate in your neighborhood and explore lively South Bethlehem including the iconic Bethlehem Steel Blast Furnaces, Hoover Mason Trestle, unique retail shops, restaurants and more.

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Open 10am to 5pm Wednesday through Sunday

In the News

Senators Boscola & Browne Announce $1,000,000 in State Funding for NMIH

Senators Boscola & Browne Announce $1,000,000 in State Funding for NMIH State Senators Lisa Boscola and Pat Browne recently announced $1,000,000 in Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) funding to the National Museum of Industrial History (NMIH) for its Second Floor Expansion project. “America was built and our freedom protected in large part through the industrial ...
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NMIH dedicates the new Air Products Pavilion

The National Museum of Industrial History, with representatives from Air Products and the Air Products Foundation, dedicated the new Air Products Pavilion during its Winter Welcome event on Saturday, December 4th. ...
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Upcoming Events


  • 12

    Mar, 2022

  • The Corliss Comes Alive

    March 12

    The Corliss engine will run at 11:30am and 2:30pm. For more than a decade the museum’s staff, volunteers, and community partners

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  • 11

    Jun, 2022

  • The Corliss Comes Alive

    June 11

    The Corliss engine will run at 11:30am and 2:30pm. For more than a decade the museum’s staff, volunteers, and community partners

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  • 10

    Sep, 2022

  • The Corliss Comes Alive

    September 10

    The Corliss engine will run at 11:30am and 2:30pm. For more than a decade the museum’s staff, volunteers, and community partners

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  • 10

    Dec, 2022

  • The Corliss Comes Alive

    December 10

    The Corliss engine will run at 11:30am and 2:30pm. For more than a decade the museum’s staff, volunteers, and community partners

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