COVERING HISTORIC BETHLEHEM
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS FOR MEMBERS OF THE MEDIA
1. Does Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites assist 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 The Old Bethlehem Walking Tour. 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 Plan Your Visit page 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 contact Carly Cheponis, firstname.lastname@example.org, for images.
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.