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World’s Fair Weekend

June 8 @ 10:00 AM - June 9 @ 3:00 PM


June 8th & 9th 10am-3pm

Travel back in time and celebrate the engineering, industry, and culture of Philadelphia’s 1876 Centennial International Exhibition. Enjoy machinery demonstrations, pop-up exhibits, Victorian games, family activities, music and food!

Highlights to include:

Guest Lecture on the 1964 Debut of the Ford Mustang at the New York Word’s Fair with Jeff Bliemeister, Executive Director of America’s Transportation Experience, the AACA Museum, Inc at Hershey.

Historical Reenactment of President Ulysses S. Grant’s remarks during the Fair’s opening ceremony & performance by the Antebellum Marine Band

Historic Phonograph demonstrations with Aaron Loyack

Victorian Era Toys Display with Bob Swaim

Pop-up Exhibit with Sigal Museum

Pop-up Exhibit with Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles

Travel & the World’s Fairs Display with Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites

Tastes of the Centennial sampling station

All World’s Fair Weekend Programming included with regular admission; Youth 12 and under FREE on Sunday


National Museum of Industrial History
602 E 2nd Street
Bethlehem, 18015 United States
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