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Take your classroom back in time with Historic Bethlehem

Historic Bethlehem offers exciting, relevant, educational, and hands-on programs for students—all linked to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s standards.

Bring your students:

  • To the oldest building in Bethlehem
  • Down on the farm to churn butter and spin yarn
  • To get creative in our decorative arts museum
  • Or tour the Bethlehem Steel site

Can't make it out to our historic sites? Invite us into your classroom for a historic time! Check out our testimonials here!

Scroll down to explore our various programs and tours! To book a program or to design an event that fits your needs, contact Keith Sten at 610-691-6055 or ksten@historicbethlehem.org.

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School Program Pricing

Museum Visits & Walking Tours

*Tours of the Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts are not accredited.

School Programs

Looking to make the most of your day in historic downtown Bethlehem? Book a second tour on the same day and get half-off the cost per student for the second tour! (Example: a visit to the Moravian Museum followed by a walking tour of the Colonial Industrial Quarter is $15 per student, total)

A portion of your total balance will be required at time of reservation as a non-refundable deposit to reserve the day(s) and time of your visit. The final balance is due two weeks before your visit.

Discount Opportunities

A discounted price can be offered when you schedule your program during our off season. You can also receive a $1 OFF the per-student-cost when you schedule your visit at least 6 months in advance. A minimum of 20 students is required to receive discounted rates.

Discount Promotion Eligible Programs Date of Visit Discount Available
Fall Season Programs Discount Burnside Plantation OR
Colonial Industrial Quarter
September - November $1 off regular cost
Pre-Booking
6 Months In Advance
All Programs Year-Round Promotion Additional $1 off
(applied in addition to other discounts received)

Testimonials

"This is the best interactive, role-playing historical tour we've ever been on."
- Westmont Christian Academy 8th grade

"If you love History, you'll love this tour.  You're guaranteed to learn something!"
Chris Gable Emmaus, PA

"It is a wonderful addition to our study of the Lehigh Valley history."
Slatington Elementary 3rd grade

"Wonderful experience, well organized, well presented."
- Farmersville Elementary 3rd grade

"It was hands-on and well-organized. The kids loved it!"
- Macungie Elementary 2nd grade

"Very educational, professional presenters."
- St. Theresa 3rd, 4th and 5th grade

"We get to see history and learn about history where it actually took place."
- Seven Generations 5th grade

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Historic Bethlehem Partnership, Inc. is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization. Registration and financial information about Historic Bethlehem Partnership, Inc. may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll-free, within Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999, or on the web at www.dos.state.pa.us. Registration does not imply endorsement.