Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites

In association with the Smithsonian Institution


Plan Your Visit

Welcome to Historic Bethlehem!

Join us for museum & historic site visits, workshops, programs, events, exhibitions, and our amazing walking tours!

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Museum & Historic Site Hours


Support HBMS from the comfort of your home!

We've moved online with curbside pick up at the Visitor Center & Museum Store on Main Street. Browse home decor, jewelry, personal care items, guide books, tickets, and more!

Walking Tours

Historic Bethlehem Tours

Planning to come with a group? Our staff will help you create a visit that is customized to your interests, time frame, and price points. We follow CDC guidelines for all guided tours. Learn more here!

Programs & Workshops

free sundays 2018 feature

Free Sundays at the Museum

Free Sundays at the Museum returns with the reopening of the Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts and opening of Art at Home. Throughout the year we’ll be exploring different art techniques and mediums and expanding our art “palette”! Ticket reservations are strongly encouraged.

Saturdays at Burnside

FREE to attend! Running every Saturday, April-November, visitors will be able to learn more about the barns, buildings, and gardens that have been a part of the Moravian community since 1748. Bring the kids along for fun outdoor activities and crafts each week! Burnside Plantation is also dog-friendly, so bring your furry friends along as well!

Design After Dark - Community Curated

Design After Dark, an adult programming series at the Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts, launched in April 2019. Focusing on art and design, the inaugural season included a pop-up retro arcade, trivia nights, an art café, exclusive walking tours, and a comedy night. While placed on hold for the 2020 season, Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites is refocusing in 2021 around unique experiences by Lehigh Valley Creatives.

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Single Sisters Series - For Your Health

You're invited to step into the Single Sisters’ House, the Lehigh Valley’s only historically rooted, bricks and mortar, women’s programming space. This year, the Single Sisters’ Series takes on the theme- “For Your Health,” highlighting different elements of health and safety and connecting to the progressive Moravian approach to healthcare and mutual aid.

Blacksmithing 101

Discover how colonial blacksmiths made the intricate hinges, door handles, hooks, and decorative objects you see everywhere in Historic Moravian Bethlehem in Blacksmithing 101.

  • Blacksmithing 101 (Beginner)
  • Blacksmithing 201 (Intermediate 1)
  • Blacksmithing 202 (Intermediate 2)
  • Advanced Classes
  • Custom Group Classes


Trip Itineraries


Bethlehem & Lehigh Valley Community Links

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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.