Highlights from World’s Fair Weekend

Thank you to our sponsors, visiting exhibitors, volunteers, and performers for a wonderful 1876 World’s Fair Weekend where visitors traveled back in time 145 years to the Centennial International Exhibition to witness President Grant opening Machinery Hall, try their hand at printing on a 19th century press, play Victorian era parlor games, and enjoy live […]

Victaulic Celebrates Museum Selfie Day

Victaulic celebrated #MuseumSelfieDay by taking a photo in front of the Corliss steam engine that is fitted with Victaulic’s mechanical grooved solutions.

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Steel Weekend

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. Admission is free! NOTE: Masks are mandatory for all indoor events regardless of vaccination status. Steel [...]

1876 World’s Fair Weekend

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 [...]

Volunteer Spotlight: Bob Swan…A Lifetime of Learning

 “Someone once told me that you only stop learning when you die,” said Bob Swan, the newest member of the National Museum of Industrial History restoration team. He added, “I guess that’s why I wanted to get involved in the museum after I retired earlier this year. There are so many talented people …that you can’t help […]