3712 Hamilton Blvd.
Allentown, PA 18103
Phone: (610) 437-9100
Fax: (610) 437-0221
Arts & Museums
A great place to have fun while learning about science, Allentown's Da Vinci Science Center is an enjoyable experience for adults and kids alike. Da Vinci offers a rotating schedule of exhibits to compliment their permanent galleries, and features exhibits on everything from ocean life to dinosaurs to space travel. The Museum has special rates for groups of ten or more, and also often hosts field trips and day camp visits.
Experience Pennsylvania's first culture from the Lenape, Delaware Indians' perspective. Exhibits include artifacts, cultural items, agricultural tools and related natural materials.
Accredited by ACCPAS, the Baum School of Art is a non-profit community art school that offers three adult class sessions during the school year, one summer session, three full terms, with a shorter post term for children; and a three-session day camp in the summer. Galleries displaying various artworks are open to the public.
The Allentown Art Museum has been displaying local, historical, and famous works of art since 1934. The Museum features a permanent collection of both European and American art, and also hosts rotating exhibits throughout the year. The Allentown Art Museum is very family friendly.
The Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum is a part of the larger institution the Lehigh County Historical Society, which is one of the country's biggest historical societies.The Heritage Museum houses galleries and exhibits that tell the story of the Lehigh Valley, and strives to preserve and illustrate the history of the region. Stop by the museum if you're interested in learning more about how the Lehigh Valley became what it is today.
The Shelter House is a beautiful historic home that was built way back in 1734. This log cabin was initially known as Zufluchtshaus, and is included in the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.
This gorgeous museum, housed in a large, modern building officially opened to the public in 2008. Since then, the America on Wheels Museum has been living up to its mission, and educating visitors about the history of the automobile in America. The Museum houses everything from a bicycle from 1885 to a Prius from 2011, and nearly everything in between. With activities fit for kids and adults alike, the America on Wheels Museum is a great spot for anyone to visit!
The Liberty Bell Museum in Allentown is a historical landmark site, located in a church that once protected the Liberty Bell from British Destruction during the Revolutionary War. The Museum features a replica bell that visitors can ring, and other historical treasures. Stop by to learn about the role that Allentown played in preserving some of America's greatest historical possessions.
The Museum's Mack Trucks Historical Collection exhibit includes vehicles from early the 1900's to 1979. You can also see a 1911 Mack Jr. It is "the final truck design attributed to the Mack brothers before they sold their company to investors in 1911."
The community's art center and gallery, the 63,000 square foot Banana Factory features two galleries, five large classrooms, and over 20 artists
This reconstructed workshop brings to life the story of the hard work done by historic Bethlehem
The Moravian Museum of Bethlehem is housed in a National Historic Landmark and Bethlehem