Bethlehem’s Martin Tower commemorated through limited edition skate deck in partnership with Homebase Skateshop and National Museum of Industrial History

Bethlehem’s famed Martin Tower held a special place in the hearts of many, from the residents who drove past it daily to those who worked there and their relatives.  It’s May 2019 implosion was viewed in person by thousands, and across the world by countless spectators.  In a collaboration between the National Museum of Industrial […]

Secret model train collection to be unveiled at the 2019 Kutztown Folk Festival

Secret model train collection to be unveiled at the 2019 Kutztown Folk Festival The National Museum of Industrial History (NMIH), in partnership with the Allentown & Auburn Railroad, is set to unveil some of the museum’s newest collection acquisitions at the 2019 Kutztown Folk Festival, running this year from June 29th to July 7th. Unseen […]

NMIH names new Director of Education and Community Partnerships

The National Museum of Industrial History is excited to announce that Amber Emory has been hired as the museum’s Director of Education and Community Partnerships.  In her new role Amber is responsible for conceiving, developing, and implementing a diverse portfolio of programming which includes school programs that connect with the PA Core Curriculum Standards.  She […]

NMIH restores massive working steam engine, sets public debut date

For more than a decade, the National Museum of Industrial History has been working with staff and volunteers to restore a massive 115-ton stationary steam engine to working order.  Now, with the contributions of local companies and thousands of volunteer hours, the museum’s Corliss water pumping engine runs again, 105 years after being built by […]

Moravian Village to Host Community Appreciation Day at NMIH

This Memorial Day Weekend, Moravian Village is giving back to the community by sponsoring a free day of fun and learning at the National Museum of Industrial History (NMIH). On Saturday, May 25th the Museum will offer free admission and special programs for visitors of all ages thanks to the generous sponsorship of Moravian Village. […]

NMIH honors 150th anniversary of Transcontinental Railroad with special program & tour

BETHLEHEM, PA – The National Museum of Industrial History (NMIH) is honoring the 150th anniversary of the ‘Golden Spike,’ the final spike joining the rails of the First Transcontinental Railroad across the United States with a special presentation and tour.  This Sunday, April 28th at 2pm guest speaker Ron Luckock will tell the tragic and […]

NMIH Receives S.T.E.M. Grant from EVS Metal

BETHLEHEM, PA – Today, representatives of EVS Metal’s East Stroudsburg facility presented a grant in the amount of $3,200 to the National Museum of Industrial History. This grant will go toward the Future Innovators Fund, which offers students much-needed exposure to experiential learning and real-world examples of the historical and ongoing impact STEM innovations have […]