3712 Hamilton Blvd.
Allentown, PA 18103
Phone: (610) 437-9100
Fax: (610) 437-0221
3712 Hamilton Blvd. , Allentown, PA, US, 18103
- Phone: (610) 437-9100
- Fax: (610) 437-0221
Arts & Museums
Experience Pennsylvania's first culture from the Lenape, Delaware Indians' perspective. Exhibits include artifacts, cultural items, agricultural tools and related natural materials.
Located on the lower level of Zion
One of the largest historical societies in America, the Lehigh County Historical Society's 30,000 square foot headquarters museum is a state-of-the-art climate-controlled facility that houses one of the finest historical research libraries in the state of Pennsylvania and four galleries with more than 10,000 square feet of exhibits. The Society's collection includes more than 35,000 historical artifacts, 65,000 vintage photographs, and almost three-million documents.
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.
European masterpieces, American collections, and a Frank Lloyd Wright library from the second Francis W. Little House are featured at the Allentown Art Museum. Lectures, after school programs, and public educational events are held throughout the year.
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.
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
Founder and local collector Annie S. Kemerer's collection of Bohemian glass, fine needlework, tall case clocks, dolls, cast-iron toys and landscape paintings are just some of the items to see at the Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts.
Rodale Institute's ongoing Farming Systems Trials is "the longest running research trial comparing organic and non-organic farming in the United States."