Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites

In association with the Smithsonian Institution


Event Space: Kemerer Museum

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!

Art, textiles, and history create a memorable ambiance for an intimate affair or social gathering. Discover Bethlehem’s artistic past by wandering the halls, parlors, and staircases of the Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts. Admire portraits and landscapes lining the walls, while jewels, china, and silverware sparkle from every angle.

Photo Credit to Greg Heller
Museum & Outdoors
  • Cocktail/reception: 100
  • Cocktail/reception: 80
  • Seated dinner: 30
First or Second Floor Gallery
  • Cocktail/reception: 100
  • Seated dinner: 60
  • Event Rental Fee: Starts at $600 for a minimum 3-hour event.
    • Fee includes set up and clean up time.
    • Please contact us for ceremony, garden, and nonprofit rates.
  • Required Items:
    • A non-refundable retainer at the time of booking to hold the date.
    • Insurance rider.
  • Additional Perks:
    • Restrooms
    • Limited parking available
    • On-site elevator
    • Full kitchen facilities
    • ADA accessible

We welcome professional photography sessions at Kemerer Museum. If you would like to conduct a photo shoot, please contact us regarding scheduling and permit information.

For more information, please contact our Site Rental Coordinator Rachel Meese at 610-882-0450 ext. 20


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