Rise & Fall of Bethlehem Steel

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Dec 29th 2019 2:00 pm
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Presented by: ArtsQuest
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Date(s) - Dec 29th 2019
2:00 pm

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Visitor Center presented by St. Luke's University Health Network

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Tour begin at SteelStacks Visitor Center, 711 East First Street, Bethlehem, PA 18015

12:30pm Christmas City Movie (when available)
1:00pm Rise & Fall of Bethlehem Steel Tour
2:00pm Christmas City Movie (when available)
2:30pm Rise & Fall of Bethlehem Steel Tour

Steel produced by Bethlehem Steel was used in the construction of some of American’s greatest landmarks, including the Golden Gate Bridge and the Chrysler Building. Discover the history and importance of this 20th century giant; its humble beginnings, its monumental growth, and its tragic decline.

The heart and soul of Bethlehem Steel, The Hoover-Mason Trestle, is the closest you can get to the crucible of iron and steel making in America. The laborers of Bethlehem Steel, once the 2nd largest steel producer in the country, were the backbone of the company.

This one-hour walking tour features up close views of the former steel plant and treats guests to an in-depth look at the steel making process and the roles these laborers played in our country’s history.

Dates: Friday – Saturday – Sunday – Complimentary screening of The Christmas City a half hour before the tour when available.

Presented by Historic Bethlehem Museums and Sites

New in November 2019! Value Package including admission to the National Museum of Industrial History.

The National Museum of Industrial History is located on the Steelstacks campus on the former Bethlehem Steel site. The museum houses over 200 artifacts from across the world, telling the tale of America’s industrial might and the evolution of industry over time.

The main gallery, featuring 21 artifacts on loan from Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, includes massive machinery and amazing history. See a 115-ton Corliss steam engine, a 20 foot tall steam hammer, and learn what the life of a factory worker was like in the early 1900s. Bring the family and enjoy a day in picturesque South Bethlehem, with its many restaurants, art establishments, and other activities to enrich your experience.

Open 10AM TO 5PM Wednesday through Sunday

National Museum of Industrial History

Prices:
Adult: $20
Child Ages 7-17: $12
Adult Tour Value Combo with NMIH Ticket: $27
Child Tour Value Combo with NMIH Ticket: $20

Prices include Service Fees.

No refunds or exchanges

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