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April 2022

Meet the Manufacturer: Ocean Spray

April 24 @ 7:00 pm

A virtual conversation with Ocean Spray Lehigh Valley Plant Manager Chad Hammerly

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May 2022

Bethlehem Steel Locomotive Engineer Experience

May 1 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
$20

The National Museum of Industrial History is excited to offer a hands-on train engineer experience on its newly-restored narrow gauge locomotive! Situated in the museum’s park area, the 1941 Whitcomb diesel-electric locomotive was used at Bethlehem Steel in the Electric Furnace Melt Shop where it moved charging buggies filled with scrap metal. Restored by museum volunteers and staff to working condition, the train operates on a little over 100 feet of demonstration track. During this educational experience participants will be…

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Family Program: Herbert Hoover & the Dam

May 15 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
National Museum of Industrial History, 602 East Second Street
Bethlehem, 18015 United States
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Join us for Family Sunday at the Museum and learn about Fritz Medal recipient Herbert Hoover and the Hoover Dam. We will read a story about the Hoover Dam, learn how Herbert Hoover won the Fritz Medal, and do a hands-on S.T.E.A.M. dam building activity.

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Bethlehem Steel Locomotive Engineer Experience

May 15 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
$20

The National Museum of Industrial History is excited to offer a hands-on train engineer experience on its newly-restored narrow gauge locomotive! Situated in the museum’s park area, the 1941 Whitcomb diesel-electric locomotive was used at Bethlehem Steel in the Electric Furnace Melt Shop where it moved charging buggies filled with scrap metal. Restored by museum volunteers and staff to working condition, the train operates on a little over 100 feet of demonstration track. During this educational experience participants will be…

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Teacher’s Night Out

May 18 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Looking for a fun and easy way to earn Act 48 hours? Join members of Passport to History, including the National Museum of Industrial History, at the National Canal Museum located at Hugh Moore Park in Easton, PA for an evening of educational history. 

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June 2022

Bethlehem Steel Locomotive Engineer Experience

June 5 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
$20

The National Museum of Industrial History is excited to offer a hands-on train engineer experience on its newly-restored narrow gauge locomotive! Situated in the museum’s park area, the 1941 Whitcomb diesel-electric locomotive was used at Bethlehem Steel in the Electric Furnace Melt Shop where it moved charging buggies filled with scrap metal. Restored by museum volunteers and staff to working condition, the train operates on a little over 100 feet of demonstration track. During this educational experience participants will be…

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Youth Program: Hands-on History

June 9 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Full S.T.E.A.M. ahead! Join us as we inspire future innovators in this free drop-in family program presented in partnership with Bethlehem Area Public Library. We'll read about different aspects of S.T.E.A.M. throughout the summer!

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The Corliss Comes Alive

June 11
Included in museum admission

The Corliss engine will run at 11:30am and 2:30pm. For more than a decade the museum’s staff, volunteers, and community partners worked to restore our massive 115-ton Corliss steam engine to working order, 105 years after being built by the Snow Steam Pump Works in Buffalo, N.Y. The engine was used by the York Water Company and pumped eight million gallons of water per day. Today the engine, the most powerful operating water works steam engine in North America, is…

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1876 World’s Fair Weekend

June 11 @ 10:00 am - June 12 @ 5:00 pm
National Museum of Industrial History, 602 East Second Street
Bethlehem, 18015 United States
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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.

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Bethlehem Steel Locomotive Engineer Experience

June 19 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
$20

The National Museum of Industrial History is excited to offer a hands-on train engineer experience on its newly-restored narrow gauge locomotive! Situated in the museum’s park area, the 1941 Whitcomb diesel-electric locomotive was used at Bethlehem Steel in the Electric Furnace Melt Shop where it moved charging buggies filled with scrap metal. Restored by museum volunteers and staff to working condition, the train operates on a little over 100 feet of demonstration track. During this educational experience participants will be…

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