Thank you for your interest in visiting the National Museum of Industrial History, a Smithsonian Affiliate.  We aim to make your experience as enjoyable as possible while forging a connection between America’s industrial past and the innovations of today by educating the public and inspiring the visionaries of tomorrow.  If you don’t find the information you are looking for on this page feel free to reach out to us via our Contact page.

Hours: The Museum is open Wednesday through Sunday from 10am to 5pm.
The museum will be closed Easter Sunday (April 1st, 2018), Thanksgiving (November 22, 2018), Christmas Day (December 25, 2018), and New Year’s Day (January 1, 2019).

Tickets are available at the admission desk inside the museum.
Children (6 and younger): Free
Youth (7 to 17): $9
Veterans/Students: $11
Seniors (65 and older): $11
Adults (18 to 64): $12

Special Discount Days:
Senior Days: Every first Wednesday of the month, half price tickets for all senior citizens age 65 and older.
Student Days: first Thursday of each month will feature half price tickets for students
Family Days:  every Sunday will feature family admission rates, with all children 17 and under accompanied by their parent/guardian receiving free entry.

Group Discounts:
Group discounts are available for groups of 10 and above.  For more information about these special discounts and booking your group, contact the Coordinator of Visitor Experiences at 610.694.6644 or

Guided Tours:
NMIH now hosts regular guided tours on Saturdays at 2p.m.  The tour is an additional $5 per person.

Group guided tours are available for a $15 flat fee for a group of up to 20 people.  Group guided tours must be reserved ahead of time by contacting 610.694.6644 or emailing the Coordinator of Visitor Experiences at

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Please refer to the map below for museum parking.


The museum has four handicap parking spaces in the parking lot of the Northampton County Community College Fowler Center located at 511 E 3rd St along the museum’s plaza.  The museum is wheelchair accessible.  Please contact Deedee Riffle at 610.694.6644 or if you would like to reserve the Museum’s house wheelchair.

If you require an interpreter (American Sign Language, language other than English, etc) please contact the museum and allow 30 days for us to obtain an interpreter in order to give you the best experience possible.