1750 Smithy

Blacksmithing was one of the most important trades in Colonial America, since smiths made or repaired tools, kitchen utensils, weapons, agricultural implements, and household items.

1761 Tannery

The Tannery was constructed in 1761 and resides in the Colonial Industrial Quarter next to the butchery to tan hides into leather.

1810 Goundie House

The 1810 Goundie House, built by Moravian town brewer and business man John Sebastian Goundie, is believed to be the first brick residence in Bethlehem and the first private home to reflect the [...]

1869 Luckenbach Mill

The 1869 Luckenbach Mill, located within the Colonial Industrial Quarter was built in a few months on the foundations of the earlier 1751 Grist Mill, which was destroyed by fire in 1869.

Apothecary

The 1752 Apothecary laboratory is located just behind the Moravian Book Shop off Main Street. In 1743, within two years of the settlement of Bethlehem, an apothecary was opened in the Gemeinhaus.

Burnside Plantation

Bethlehem’s Farm in the City is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.  Burnside Plantation lies along the Monocacy Creek, six-tenths of a mile north of the Colonial Industrial [...]

Colonial Industrial Quarter

The variety of landscapes, backdrops, and historic sites, makes the Colonial Industrial Quarter a diverse and exciting place to host an event.

Historic Bethlehem Museum and Sites

Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites proudly preserves 20 historic sites, working tirelessly to restore, educate, and learn all we can about these beautiful buildings and their storied pasts.

Historic Hotel Bethlehem

Discover Historic Hotel Bethlehem and experience world-class service.

Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts and the New Collections Resource Center

Discover Bethlehem’s artistic past by ambling through the newly renovated Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts housed in three interconnected homes from the mid-1800s. 

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