Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites

In association with the Smithsonian Institution



My Central Jersey: Christmas spirit: These 8 Northeast towns will maximize your holiday cheer

Historic Bethlehem hosts an array of holiday tours including Trees of Historic Bethlehem, to see gilded Christmas trees from around the world across six historic sites; Christmas City Stroll, about Bethlehem’s beginning, architecture and history; and Bethlehem by Night, where the city is lit with…

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Metro Philly: Take a trip to the Lehigh Valley before the holiday season ends

Take a tour of the historic and scenic city of Bethlehem and enjoy dancing holiday lights and gorgeously decorated trees while doing so during one of Lehigh Valley’s most popular holiday events. After finishing up with the main tour, guests…

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HAKOL: World’s largest private handbag collection belonging to community member on display now

Ilene Hochberg Wood's obsession with purses started at a young age when her mother gave her her very first one. Little did they know that gift would turn into a lifelong passion which has led Wood to acquiring the largest…

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Face the Issues: Christmas Special – O Little Town of Bethlehem, PA

Hosted by Samuel Chen. Robust conversations about the issues of the day that affect our region. From community to politics to healthcare and finances; all these topics and more will be thoughtfully discussed and examined. This week the guests are:…

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The Philadelphia Sun: Smooth Traveler: Central Virginia, Appomattox and the Blue Ridge Mountains

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania is the ideal destination for the holidays with a renowned Christmas Market, gaily decorated streets and loads of activities. This year,  add “Purseonality,” an exhibition of more than 500 handbags, curated by collector Ilene Hochberg Wood and on…

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Morning Call: Holiday tree exhibits showcase ethnic traditions and fashion runway glamour

Here’s a chance to see Christmas trees that are fresh off the runway. Well, sort of. Couture Trees of Historic Bethlehem — a blend of both the world of fashion and holiday decor — is open through Jan. 12. Read…

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