Passengers got a rare look at the normally freight-only Mahanoy & Shamokin Branch of the Reading & Northern Railroad Monday, Aug. 23, as well as a short course in 19th century Reading Railroad/mining labor history.
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The National Museum of Industrial History’s annual celebration of all things steel returns this September 25th and 26th! Guests can watch glowing-hot rivets get driven, see rare archival Bethlehem Steel photos, and catch up with old friends at the Steelworkers Reunion. Steel Weekend coincides with the American Institute of Steel Construction’s SteelDay on September 24th, [...]
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NMIH celebrated its 5th anniversary this week by debuting a new outdoor community space named Foundry Park.
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 [...]
Take a step into our region’s past at the National Museum of Industrial History (NMIH) on Saturday, June 12th and Sunday, June 13th as they host 1876 World’s Fair Weekend and celebration of engineering, industry, and culture that pays tribute to the first World’s Fair hosted in the United States.
June 12 & 13, 2021 This spring, travel 145 years back in time at the National Museum of Industrial History hosts 1876 World’s Fair Weekend, a celebration of engineering, industry, and culture. Visitors can watch as a 115-ton steam engine comes to life, climb aboard a working Bethlehem Steel locomotive, or hear the melodies of [...]
A rare Greenlee variety woodworking machine has been painstakingly restored and is enroute to NMIH.
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 […]