Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites

In association with the Smithsonian Institution

The Sweetest Festival Of The Summer!

The Sweetest Festival Of The Summer!

Join us at Burnside Plantation for the 30th Annual Blueberry Festival. At this 2-day family fun event, guests will have the opportunity to indulge in all things blueberry such as blueberry pie, ice cream, beer, wine, mead and more!...
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Apothecary In Bloom

Apothecary In Bloom

Step into spring with the Apothecary in Bloom exhibition at the 1752 Apothecary. See how flowers are used to decorate objects that were designed to improve wellness throughout history, such as fans, perfume bottles, and faux flower arrangements....
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Historic Photographs of Bethlehem

Historic Photographs of Bethlehem

Join us for the opening on May 14 at our annual Community Day for our newest exhibition, Bethlehem Back When. Since 1980, the collection of over 7,000 photographs donated by Bethlehem Steel has been stored by HBMS awaiting the capability and technology...
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Celebrating The Decorative Arts

Celebrating The Decorative Arts

For more than two decades, Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites' friends have opened their homes to visitors as part of the Annual Rooms to View House Tour. Join us for a spectacular celebration of homes, gardens, patios and kitchens, this year...
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Recent News & Press

WFMZ: Geology students on the hunt for treasure in Bethlehem

May 23, 2016 12:48pm
BETHLEHEM, Pa. - Bethlehem's historic Burnside Plantation sits stuck in time which is why Kutztown University Associate Professor Dr. Laura Sherrod and several geology students...
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The Morning Call: Geologists search for kiln where Gen. Washington stored military effects in Bethlehem

May 23, 2016 12:45pm
On Bethlehem's Burnside Plantation, underneath a grassy patch lined by mature weeping willow trees, scientific sleuths fanned out to uncover a historical mystery involving Gen....
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Lehigh Valley Live: WATCH: Radar probes for Burnside Plantation link to Revolutionary War

May 23, 2016 11:20am
George Washington stored here: That's the claim the stewards of Burnside Plantation in Bethlehem are hoping they can make.Based on a book about the city's roots as...
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