Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites

In association with the Smithsonian Institution

Media Kit


Welcome to the Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites media kit page. Below you will find links to downloadable versions of our press releases, a press photo gallery, as well as our Mission & Vision statement and a list of frequently asked questions for the media.

Please feel free to contact our administrative offices at 610-882-0450 ext. 18 with inquiries. You may reach our Marketing Coordinator, Adelle Mantle, at amantle@historicbethlehm.org.

MISSION STATEMENT

  • Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites brings history to life by educating the public about Bethlehem’s rich heritage.
  • Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites is committed to preserving Bethlehem’s historic sites by collecting, preserving and exhibiting historical and artistic objects that can be used to tell the stories of Bethlehem’s people.

VISION STATEMENT

  • Historic Bethlehem Partnership is the premier historical organization in the Lehigh Valley that presents and interprets, powerfully and credibly, three centuries of Bethlehem’s history.
  • Historic Bethlehem Partnership maintains buildings and sites, collections accessible through exhibits and research, and educational programs designed to engage and enlighten diverse members of the community.
  • Through these educational opportunities, Historic Bethlehem Partnership aims to engender a sense of place connecting one generation to another, demonstrating the commitment of Bethlehem’s Moravian founders and the foresight of this industrial community in forging the American nation.

MEDIA CONTACT

LoriAnn Wukitsch, Vice President & Managing Director
Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites
610-882-0450, ext. 16  | lwukitsch@historicbethlehem.org

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS FOR MEMBERS OF THE MEDIA

 

1. Does Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites assists journalists with visits to the Bethlehem area?

Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites welcomes members of the media and can assist visiting journalists with securing tours and visits to many of the sites in the National Historic Landmark District. For information regarding lodging, dining, accommodations, and transportation, contact Discover Lehigh Valley, the official destination marketing organization for Pennsylvania’s Lehigh Valley.

 

2. What is the best time of year for the media to visit and cover Historic Bethlehem?

Each season of the year is ideal for different reasons. Throughout the year, Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites offers tours of Historic Bethlehem’s Museums & Sites and seasonal walks covering topics such as Old Bethlehem: A Historic Walk. The spring months are a great time for journalists who are looking to file an advance story on summer and fall experiences, while the summer and fall months are ideal for filing advance stories focusing on Christmas in Historic Bethlehem. Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites encourages members of the media interested in visiting to first view our Calendar of Events to find out if there is an event that interests them.

 

3. Are there photographs available to the media?

Yes, our photography collection includes images from Bethlehem’s museums and sites and annual events. Members of the media are encouraged to view images in our press photo gallery. Can’t find what you’re seeking? Email us info@historicbethlehem.org and we’ll help you with your request.

 

4. Are there experts or historians available to the media to answer questions?

Historic Bethlehem is home to many nationally known historians, tour guides and experts on Historic Moravian Bethlehem and Bethlehem Steel. Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites is happy to connect members of the media with appropriate expert sources for their stories.


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Historic Bethlehem Partnership, Inc. is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization. Registration and financial information about Historic Bethlehem Partnership, Inc. may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll-free, within Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999, or on the web at www.dos.state.pa.us. Registration does not imply endorsement.