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September 2020

NMIH Virtual Gala Lecture: Tesla – Inventor of the Electrical Age

September 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Nikola Tesla was a major contributor to the electrical revolution that transformed daily life at the turn of the twentieth century. His inventions, patents, and theoretical work formed the basis of modern AC electricity, and contributed to the development of radio and television. Like his competitor Thomas Edison, Tesla was one of America’s first celebrity scientists, enjoying the company of New York high society and dazzling the likes of Mark Twain with his electrical demonstrations. An astute self-promoter and gifted…

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NMIH Virtual Gala Lecture: Prohibition in the Industrial Age

September 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Historian Garrett Peck will trace the history of alcohol in America through the industrial age, including prohibition and the effects it had on the country's relationship with alcohol. Garrett Peck is an author, public historian and tour guide in the nation's capital. He leads tours through The Smithsonian Associates, and his Temperance Tour of Prohibition-related sites has been featured on C-SPAN Book TV and the History Channel program "Ten Things You Didn't Know About" with punk rock legend Henry Rollins.…

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Steel Weekend – Saturday

September 26 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

he National Museum of Industrial History is hosting a special weekend of programming in celebration of Steel Day on Saturday, September 26th and Sunday, September 27th.

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Steel Weekend – Sunday

September 27 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

The National Museum of Industrial History is hosting a special weekend of programming in celebration of Steel Day on Saturday, September 26th and Sunday, September 27th.

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October 2020

Members Only: Machines of Interest Opening Event

October 17 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Members Only: Machines of Interest Opening Event Saturday, October 17th from 4pm to 7pm See the new exhibit and hear an engaging (and socially distanced) look behind the scenes of the work from artist Stephen Mallon. Stephen will be on-hand to answer questions, discuss his work, and provide context and the stories behind his amazing art. Museum staff will be on-site to ensure a smooth flow of patrons, limited numbers of people in the gallery space, and maintaining social distancing…

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Bethlehem Steel Locomotive Rides

October 31 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
$10

The National Museum of Industrial History is excited to offer a hands-on train engineer experience on its newly-restored narrow gauge locomotive!

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November 2020

Last Cast 25

November 14 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Free

The Last Cast 25 is a commemoration of the last day of steelmaking at Bethlehem Steel’s South Bethlehem plant.

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Bethlehem Steel Locomotive Rides

November 14 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
$10

The National Museum of Industrial History is excited to offer a hands-on train engineer experience on its newly-restored narrow gauge locomotive!

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Bethlehem Steel Locomotive Rides

November 28 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
$10

The National Museum of Industrial History is excited to offer a hands-on train engineer experience on its newly-restored narrow gauge locomotive!

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Virtual Event: Meet the Artist – Photographer Stephen Mallon

November 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Join photographer Stephen Mallon and NMIH Curator Andria Zaia as they take a deep dive into the stories behind Stephen's photos.

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