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March 2020

Girl Scout Program: International Women’s Day

March 7 @ 10:00 am - March 8 @ 5:00 pm

The National Museum of Industrial History is celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage throughout the month of March by unearthing the stories of women inventors in our collection. Opening weekend, March 7-8, will bring to life the changemakers of our past through live interpretation, and celebrate local women leaders of the Lehigh Valley with hands-on activities, performances, and story times throughout the day. Girl Scouts can follow a museum curated activity sheet and receive a Women’s History Month fun…

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International Women’s Weekend

March 7 @ 10:00 am - March 8 @ 5:00 pm

International Women's Weekend March 7 - 8, 2020 The National Museum of Industrial History will kick-off a month-long commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage in March with International Women’s Weekend on March 7th and 8th. Women's Weekend will celebrate the voices and stories of women in industry through a full schedule of youth educational activities, guided tours and exhibit enhancements, live historical reenactments, Girl Scout badge programs, film screenings and lectures. All events are included in regular museum…

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Family TinkerTime for All Ages

March 8 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free

NMIH hosts the new Family TinkerTime the second Sunday of each month from 11AM-1PM. Tinker together with activities designed for full family fun. Big and small hands will learn and experiment with the concepts of industrial innovation while working through the creative process. Join us in our efforts to inspire the next generation of innovators!

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Girl Scout Program: Rosie the Riveter Day

March 21 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Brownies (2nd and 3rd) Rosie Day will be celebrated at The National Museum of Industrial History on March 21st as part of our month-long commitment to unearthing the stories of women inventors in our collection. Inspired by the women inventors of our past, Girl Scouts will put on their own inventor’s hats and discover how the inventing process works. Together we will consider real world problems, experiment with solutions, and get creative designing solutions. Completion of the Girl Scout activity…

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April 2020

SouthSide Community Day

April 18 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Free

South Bethlehem comes alive as thousands of area residents partake in the 14th Annual Cops 'n' Kids Lehigh Valley Celebration of Reading, Arts & Sciences!

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May 2020

Virtual Museum: Quakers, Guns and the British Industrial Revolution

May 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

Presented by Stanford University Raymond A. Spruance Professor of International History, Priya Satia.

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Virtual Museum: Chief Engineer – Washington Roebling – The Man Who Built the Brooklyn Bridge

May 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

Erica Wagner wrote the first full biography of a crucial figure in the American story–Washington Roebling, builder of the Brooklyn Bridge.

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Virtual Museum: Snow for the Steam Rally – The Snow Corliss Engine at NMIH

May 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

As antique engine shows, threshing bees, tractor pulls, and other popular mechanically inclined events are put on hold, a fascinating virtual steam rally #TwitterSteamRally is shaping up for this coming Saturday, May 9th, 2020.

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Virtual Museum: Blast Furnaces

May 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

Did you ever wonder how the massive SteelStacks, a block away from the Museum, worked? Did you know that they never made steel? This presentation will explore the inner workings and history of "blast furnaces" with a special focus on the Bethlehem, PA, "blast furnaces." We will trace the evolution of the furnaces themselves, as well as the raw materials going into them, and how the hot metal emerging from them was handled. Listen closely to discover what words like…

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Virtual Museum: Blowing Engines

May 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

Where does the blast for blast furnaces come from? Learn more about what powered the iconic 'steel stacks' in Bethlehem.

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