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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. Steel Weekend coincides with the American Institute of Steel Construction’s SteelDay on September 24th, [...]

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 […]

Mike Piersa: A Passion for Preservation

Mike Piersa: A Passion for Preservation A historian’s job is to collect, research, and interpret artifacts of cultural significance. A historian’s responsibility is to ensure that these valuable relics are conserved, restored, and made accessible to the public to appreciate and from which to learn about America’s rich industrial heritage. These are the guiding principles […]

How to Help

These are obviously very trying times for a non-profit institution. NMIH relies on donations to help fund its operations, and in our time of need during the museum being closed due to the coronavirus, every donation matters.