Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites

In association with the Smithsonian Institution



Waterworks at Musikfest

Have a blast with Historic Bethlehem during Musikfest & Fest at the Mill!

See you in 2022!

Take a break from the heat and Musikfest with Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites! Check out our full schedule of fun activities for kids and adults alike.

Plus, purchase your Musikfest mug at our Visitor Center at 505 Main Street and have your purchase directly support 20 historic sites.

Activities are free unless otherwise noted. 

Schedule of Activities

1869 Luckenbach Mill

Luckenbach Mill

Historic Bethlehem Pop-up Store

Where: Luckenbach Mill, 1st Floor

Commemorate your Musikfest experience with great souvenirs at our store! Peruse a curated selection of one-of-a-kind pieces from local artists and craftspeople. Purchase your Musikfest mug here and directly support 20 historic sites in Bethlehem and add on a walking tour for just $5 with purchase of your Musikfest mug!

Lehigh Art Alliance Exhibit  

Where: Luckenbach Mill, 2nd Floor

At the Lehigh Art Alliance Juried Exhibition, you’ll enjoy a variety of original two- and three-dimensional works of art from regional artists - available for purchase! Artist Elena Shackleton will be available for 20 min pencil portraits from photos to benefit Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites, and artists will be working on site.

Colonial Industrial Quarter

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Kids' Activities

Where: Springhouse

Get hands-on and make some art with function! Learn about print and pattern making with your own decorated t-shirt and tote bag, create and decorate a micro flower pot to start your own garden, and use repurposed materials to make your own recycled instruments to play along with the bands! Children's range in cost per activity from $2-$5 per activity or $5 for an all activity pass. Don’t forget to pick up your Historic Bethlehem Coloring Book!

Blacksmith Demo at Smithy


Where: Colonial Industrial Quarter and Livestreaming on Facebook!

What’s it like to be a blacksmith? Find out at the 1750 Smithy, where professional blacksmiths demonstrate how Moravians forged hooks, hinges and door handles.

Donations suggested.

On Main Street

HBMS Visitor Center

Visitor Center

Where: 505 Main Street

Stop by and learn about all of Historic Bethlehem’s activities and happenings during Musikfest and beyond! Purchase your Musikfest mug here and directly support 20 historic sites in Bethlehem and add on a walking tour for just $5 with purchase of your Musikfest mug!

810 Goundie House ©Paul S. Bartholomew

1810 Goundie House

Where: 501 Main Street

Visit this historic federal-style home and shop the Goundie House Market featuring Marche Maison.

On the second floor, explore an exhibit of artwork from painter Diane Hutchinson - and then purchase one of her paint-by-number kits from the Visitor Center!

Walking Tours

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Historic Pub Tour

Where: 1810 Goundie House

Learn about Bethlehem's beer history on a guided tour starting at the 1810 Goundie House, home of one of Bethlehem’s early brewers, John Sebastian Goundie. Discover the importance of beer in Colonial America and explore Bethlehem’s brewing history as you visit Hotel Bethlehem, Lost River Tavern, Tapas, Red Stag Pub, and the Sun Inn!

The Historic Pub Tour will be offered select days during Musikfest.

One drink is included at the start of the tour in the 1810 Goundie House.  Visitors of all ages can sign up to join the tour, but in order to receive a drink participants must be at least 21 years of age and show valid ID.

Rise & Fall of Bethlehem Steel

Rise & Fall of Bethlehem Steel

Where: The Steel Stacks

Did you know that Bethlehem Steel was the second largest steel producer in the US and the largest shipbuilder in the world? Discover more on these fun and educational walking tours. Ticket required.


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