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Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

The Historic Bethlehem Partnership interprets a community rich in tradition and influences, from Moravians to the American industrial boom. The Partnership operates the Burnside Plantation, the Colonial Industrial Quarter, 1810 Goundie House, the Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts, and the Moravian Museum of Bethlehem. The Partnership's mission is to interpret the cultural, religious, and industrial heritage of Bethlehem through quality programs and activities that reflect the community's diversity. Visitors to the sites can see 18th- 19th century historic landmark buildings, artifacts and more. The Partnership also offers walking tours about the history of Bethlehem including a Heritage Trail and a tour of the Bethlehem Steel Corporation. The Partnership collaborates with the Smithsonian to bring scholars to the city to present on a range of topics.