Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites

In association with the Smithsonian Institution

Handmade in the 18th Century


Take your students back in time to one of America's earliest industrial parks!

Introduce your students to America's early colonial trades in Historic Bethlehem's Colonial Industrial Quarter, including:

  • Metalsmithing (with a real blacksmith!)
  • Weaving
  • Tanning

Crafts and demonstrations--all in the shadow of the 1750 Smithy, Spring House, Tannery, Luckenbach Mill, and Waterworks.

Programs are aligned with the Pennsylvania Common Core Standards and integrated with STEM education.

Location: 459 Old York Rd, Bethlehem, PA 18018

Length: 2.5 hours

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Email our Education Coordinator, call 610-882-0450 ext.19 to book your tour, or fill out the form HERE and we'll contact you.


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