Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites

In association with the Smithsonian Institution



Morning Call: Lighting the way to Bethlehem

Colorful lights glow against the remaining snow by the path leading into Christmas in the Quarter during a mild winter afternoon Tuesday at the Historic Colonial Industrial Quarter. Read More

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Los Angeles Times: ‘Christmas City’ is a real place. And yes, it’s kind of like living in a Hallmark movie

I took a socially-distanced walking tour. Of my own hometown. Led by a guide in old-timey dress with an encyclopedic knowledge of Bethlehem’s history. A thing I learned: Bethlehem’s roots as Christmas City go back to 1741, when the town was…

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Courier Post: ‘Christmas City’: Even in pandemic, Bethlehem is festive destination for holiday shopping, eating

If you're a fan of Hallmark Christmas movies, Bethlehem is the town to live out your most Hallmark moment. Holiday cheer is in the air as you walk around downtown, with shops and restaurants run by friendly locals making you feel welcome. Read…

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LehighValleyLive: Easton and Bethlehem managing to have some holiday fun amid pandemic

Center City Bethlehem is home, as well, to Christmas in the Quarter put on by Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites Read More

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Morning Call: Christmas season is crucial to Bethlehem, which is asking tourists to please come

This holiday season may be unlike any other, but in Bethlehem, not even the coronavirus pandemic can upend the cheer. Tourists can still find lighted trees, Moravian stars and Christmas putzes on display. They can grab a carriage ride, a…

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Morning Call: Burnside Greens Sale & Market | PHOTOS

Handmade wreaths, greens, and other crafts are available during the Burnside Greens Sale & Market at the historic Burnside Plantation in Bethlehem. The event hosted by Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites continues noon to 4 p.m. Dec. 5-6. (April Gamiz/The Morning…

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