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I met with Joe Garrera and the Curator. Very helpful friendly people. Receptionist was very accommodating and friendly. They took all the time needed to talk with me and give me educated guidance for my future projects
My husband and I spent a couple of hours here on a cold afternoon. It is a lovely building and there is a lot to see and take in. The history of the Lehigh Valley is rich and interesting. I learned a great deal about...More
Went here today--a rainy Friday in January--and we were the only patrons in the place. Must be frustrating to the staff because the exhibits are excellent--Presidents, local history, a restored Rolls, and a special exhibit on Palmerton, historical home of New Jersey Zinc Company. Well...More
I have been doing some genealogy and wanted to visit this museum to see the history of the pre-revolutionary period due to my family having been in the Lehigh Valley area. First of all we had a difficult time finding a place to park. Signage...More
This museum does a beautiful job of presenting local Lehigh Valley history. Prior to coming here we had no idea this community had huge silk mills and was known for cigar making.
The temporary exhibit on Presidents is very timely and puts controversy in perspective....More
A temporary exhibit presents portraits of all the Presidents, campaign memorabilia, and other items. Big posters ranking the Presidents and ranking their inaugural addresses detract from the educational value of the exhibit. Why not let the viewer draw their conclusions about the Presidents. Another exhibit...More
My husband and I checked this place out once, and joined as a member that same day. Interesting programs, very friendly staff, great place for kids to have fun and learn. Would recommend for every age.
This museum is a nice small museum, but its real charm is the wonderful programs it puts on. Authors and experts on all sorts of topics give talks. And when I was the scholastic team coach in an inner city high school, the head of...More