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Media Contact:
Glenn Koehler
Director of Marketing and Public Relations
[email protected]
Office: 610.694.6633
Cell: 610.573.3579

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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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High-resolution, press ready images can be found below. Please credit to: “Glenn Koehler/NMIH”

Latest Press Releases


Steel Weekend and Steelworkers’ Reunion Returns to NMIH on September 25-26

BETHLEHEM, Pa. - The National Museum of Industrial History’s annual Steel Weekend returns this Saturday and Sunday (September 25-26) at the Steelstacks campus. Events include hands-on activities for all ages, photography workshops, pop-up exhibits, steelworkers reunions, musical performances, and more. Steel Weekend is an annual celebration of all things steel that coincides with the American Institute of Steel Construction’s (AISC)...

Air Products reaffirms commitment to safety and community with $100,000 grant to National Museum of Industrial History

Air Products reaffirms commitment to safety and community with $100,000 grant to National Museum of Industrial History BETHLEHEM, Pa. - The National Museum of Industrial History (NMIH) announced today that it received a $100,000 grant from the Air Products Foundation to educate future generations of entrepreneurs and inventors, highlight the importance of industrial safety in our past, present and future...

Lehigh Valley nonprofits collaborate on new ‘Rise and Fall of Bethlehem Steel’ virtual field trip

Lehigh Valley nonprofits collaborate on new ‘Rise and Fall of Bethlehem Steel’ virtual field trip FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  BETHLEHEM, Pa. – The National Museum of Industrial History and Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites have teamed up to launch a new, virtual, bilingual field trip that puts students in the shoes of immigrant steelworkers as they learn about Bethlehem’s rich industrial…

National Museum of Industrial History extends ‘Machines of Interest’ exhibit

National Museum of Industrial History extends ‘Machines of Interest’ exhibit BETHLEHEM, Pa – Machines of Interest: The Selected Works of Stephen Mallon, an exhibit featuring over two dozen original prints from the New York-based photographer, has been extended at the National Museum of Industrial History. Originally set to end this weekend, the works will now be on display through August…

National Museum of Industrial History explores Bethlehem Steel’s Chilean operations in new online exhibit and virtual lecture

National Museum of Industrial History explores Bethlehem Steel’s Chilean operations in new online exhibit and virtual lecture The National Museum of Industrial History is turning its focus from the massive blast furnaces steps away from its doors to South America, where Bethlehem Steel operated iron mines in Chile and throughout Latin America. A new online exhibit that traces the history…

National Museum of Industrial History Launches ‘Meet the Manufacturer’ Virtual Lecture Series 

National Museum of Industrial History Launches ‘Meet the Manufacturer’ Virtual Lecture Series  The series launches with a preview event on Thursday, December 3rd with Stephen S. Tang, President and CEO of OraSure Technologies, which is developing and manufacturing several COVID-19 testing solutions The National Museum of Industrial History is pleased to announce ‘Meet the Manufacturer,’ a new Virtual Lecture Series…

NMIH Relaunches Online Gift Shop

National Museum of Industrial History Relaunches Online Gift Shop for Holiday Season  BETHLEHEM, Pa – Just in time for the holiday shopping season, the National Museum of Industrial History (NMIH) has relaunched its online gift shop allowing fans of history, engineering, and industry to get books, t-shirts, and one-of-a-kind handcrafted products delivered anywhere in the country from the comfort of…