Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites

In association with the Smithsonian Institution


Rise and Fall of Bethlehem Steel

The tour where science and history burn bright as students discover how steel built America!

“The steel mill tours provided an interesting and engaging tour for our students. It is so interesting to learn the history of our State and local area.”
-Monica DeMuro, 8th grade teacher Holicong Middle School

SteelStacks (Photo by Ryan Hulvat)

Take your students back in time when Steel reigned in Bethlehem! Students will appreciate the foundation of a diverse community that kept Bethlehem Steel in operation.

Learners will understand that technology influences society through its products and processes. They will also understand how the rise of the Industrial Revolution influenced the quality of life and understand that technological change are often accompanied by social, political and economic change.

Programs are aligned with the Pennsylvania Common Core Standards and integrated with STEM education.

 Location: Arts Quest Center 101 Founders Way Bethlehem, PA

Length: 1-1.5 hour programs

Optional movie add-on: “The Rise and Fall of Bethlehem” (30 minutes)

 "The guide was knowledgeable, activities were interactive and engaging

 (and I've been on lots of tours)." 

-Betty Smith, Director Children's Ministries

Email our Museum Sites & Education Managercall 610-691-6055, or fill out the form HERE to book your tour.


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