Celebrating America’s Innovative Spirit
The National Museum of Industrial History is located at Bethlehem’s iconic SteelStacks campus, the site of the city’s historic steel mill. It’s the perfect spot to explore the nation’s rich industrial heritage.
The museum holds over 200 artifacts, including some from the Smithsonian Institute. Explore Machinery Hall, which is home to massive machines like a 115-ton steam engine. The Propane and Energy display includes interactive elements like a virtual hot air balloon ride. Other exhibits tell the story of the entrepreneurs, inventors, and workers who changed America.
Located just an hour and a half from Wilkes-Barre, the National Museum of Industrial History makes a great family day trip. From the child who dreams of becoming an engineer to the lifelong history buff, there’s something for all ages. Check out their special discount days for students, families, and seniors.