Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites

In association with the Smithsonian Institution


Free Sundays at the Museum

free sundays 2018 feature

Beginning April 8, 2018, Sundays at the Kemerer Museum are fun for the whole family!

Enjoy a range of children’s activities and tour the current exhibition, Time Capsule Bethlehem: Our City Then & Now, as well as the permanent collection on display.

Free Sundays at the Museum take place at the Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts and run from 1PM -4PM , every Sunday beginning April 8, 2018.

2018 Free Sunday Family Programs

Time Capsule Bethlehem: Family Room

Set within our spring exhibit, Time Capsule Bethlehem: Our City Then & Now, our family room is ready to help you and your family create momentos for the future.

Surrounded by family albums, heirlooms and colorful documents, Kids and their families can create their own family tree, make a family album, color in their own Fraktur, or create their own custom time capsule box via guided, rotating in-exhibition activities, offered every Sunday 1PM - 4PM.

Career Corner

Taking place four times a year, this program brings professionals into the museum to present a children’s activity that demonstrates how they use design in their current job.

Museum Curator - Sunday, April 22, 2-3:00PM
HBMS Director of Collections & Programming, Lindsey Jancay
Activity: Kids will have fun designing and creating their very own museum exhibition in a mini-museum diorama!

Check back for future Career Corner speaker dates!

Museum Storytime

Every Sunday at 1:30 pm, families can stop in to enjoy a reading program.

Volunteer readers will share books that relate to the collections at Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites. The reading will be followed up with a show and tell of interesting pieces from the collection that inspired the book choice for the week.

Once Upon a Treehouse Interactive Play Room

Provide by local company, Once Upon A Treehouse, this ‘kids only’ interactive room provides a place for kids to use their imagination, play dress up, and enjoy hands-on creative play, with beautiful handmade dollhouses!

Free Sundays at the Museum programs are funded with support from the Jones Children Fund.

Thank you to our Free Sundays Sponsors

HBMS Free Sunday Sponsor Fig Bethlehem

HBMS Free Sundays Sponsor The Morning Call

HBMS Free Sunday Sponsor Altitude Marketing

In the News

Learn more about Free Sundays at the Museum in the news.

"Family fun that’s free — if that sounds good to you, you’ll want to head to Bethlehem’s Kemerer Museum of the Decorative Arts on Sunday afternoons...You’ll find a range of programs and activities that caters to many ages and promotes creativity and exploration." - Article by The Morning Call

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Kemerer Museum Site Rentals

For a special occasion amidst priceless works that celebrate the decorative arts, the Kemerer is a one-of-a-kind destination sure to fascinate your discerning guests!

Able to accommodate up to 100 people, the Kemerer Museum provides a unique venue for your special event. This location is perfect for cocktail parties, family reunions, corporate dinners, birthday parties, baby showers, and so much more.


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