Metal Melting for Kids

National Museum of Industrial History 602 East Second Street, Bethlehem

Join us on Free Family Sundays for this special program on select dates. Science, art, and manufacturing come together in these hands-on, kid friendly, demonstrations where participants learn how to prepare sand molds to receive molten tin and create a product to take home.

Bethlehem Steel Locomotive Engineer Experience

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 […]

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Metal Melting for Kids

National Museum of Industrial History 602 East Second Street, Bethlehem

Join us on Free Family Sundays for this special program on select dates. Science, art, and manufacturing come together in these hands-on, kid friendly, demonstrations where participants learn how to prepare sand molds to receive molten tin and create a product to take home.

First Friday at Banana Factory

NMIH will be presenting a forging demonstration on the East Terrace at Banana Factory during First Friday as a lead up to Steel Weekend.

Virtual Event: Archival Film Screening: Shipbuilding at Sparrows Point

Be among the first to see recently digitized footage from The Port that Built a City and State, the weekly program hosted by Helen Delich Bentley on WMAR between 1950-1965, showing shipbuilding and steelmaking at Sparrows Point in this YouTube Premiere. This program is part of Steel Weekend programming hosted by the National Museum of Industrial History in […]

Virtual Event: Photographing Bethlehem Steel

Hear from photographers Ed Leskin (based in Bethlehem, PA) and J.M. Giordano (based in Baltimore) about their work documenting steelmaking communities in the mid-Atlantic and around the world. Leskin’s project “Images of Flesh and Steel” includes portraits of steelworkers in Maryland and Pennsylvania. Giordano’s temporary exhibition “Shuttered: Images from the Fall of Bethlehem Steel” documents […]

Steel Weekend & Steelworkers Reunion

National Museum of Industrial History 602 East Second Street, Bethlehem

Join us for a celebration of all things steel on October 15th and 16th at NMIH. Featuring live demonstrations, youth activities, pop-up exhibits, guided tours and more.

Veterans Day 2022

National Museum of Industrial History 602 East Second Street, Bethlehem

The National Museum of Industrial History will honor those who served with its annual Veterans Day ceremony on Friday, November 11.

Youth Program: S.T.E.A.M. Adventures – Catch That Turkey

National Museum of Industrial History 602 East Second Street, Bethlehem

Visit the Museum on November 20th during Free Family Sunday and join us for a drop-in style family program to engage in S.T.E.A.M. concepts like building, engineering and strategic thinking. During Free Family Sundays, all youth 12 and under receive free admission when accompanied by an adult.