Rise & Fall of Bethlehem Steel Tour

October 17 – November 28, 2021 · view days & times
Venue: Visitor Center presented by St. Luke's University Health Network

Health and Safety Guidelines

The health and safety of our patrons, vendors, volunteers, staff, and everyone attending our campus, buildings, and events is of the utmost importance to ArtsQuest and we have established a number of best practices and procedures based on guidelines from the CDC, City of Bethlehem and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Please visit to view our current health and safety guidelines.

Tours depart from the Visitor Center at SteelStacks, 711 East First Street

Steel produced by Bethlehem Steel was used in the construction of some of American’s greatest landmarks, including the Golden Gate Bridge and the Chrysler Building. Discover the history and importance of this 20th century giant; its humble beginnings, its monumental growth, and its tragic decline on this one-hour walking tour.

  • Tours capped at 10 people per tour
  • All visitors and docents must wear masks and maintain social distancing
  • Tickets can be purchased online or through the Historic Bethlehem Visitor Center
  • No public restrooms

Dates: Saturday - Sunday - 1 p.m.

Adult 18+: $20

Child 7 - 17 : $12

Presented by Historic Bethlehem Museums and Sites

Tour begins outside the SteelStacks Visitor Center, 711 East First Street, Bethlehem, PA 18015. Combination tickets with National Museum of Industrial History can be used during their open hours, please check their website for COVID-19 updates,

Value Ticket with National Museum of History

The National Museum of Industrial History is located on the Steelstacks campus on the former Bethlehem Steel site. The museum houses over 200 artifacts from across the world, telling the tale of America's industrial might and the evolution of industry over time.

The main gallery, featuring 21 artifacts on loan from Smithsonian's National Museum of American History, includes massive machinery and amazing history. See a 115-ton Corliss steam engine, a 20 foot tall steam hammer, and learn what the life of a factory worker was like in the early 1900s. Bring the family and enjoy a day in picturesque South Bethlehem, with its many restaurants, art establishments, and other activities to enrich your experience.

Open 10AM TO 5PM Wednesday through Sunday (Please check website for COVID-19 updates)

National Museum of Industrial History

Adult Tour Value Combo with NMIH Ticket: $27
Child Tour Value Combo with NMIH Ticket: $20

No refunds or exchanges

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Friday, October 15 | 1 p.m.

Saturday, October 16 | 1 p.m.

Sunday, October 17 | 1 p.m.

Friday, October 22 | 1 p.m.

Saturday, October 23 | 1 p.m.

Sunday, October 24 | 1 p.m.

Friday, October 29 | 1 p.m.

Saturday, October 30 | 1 p.m.

Sunday, October 31 | 1 p.m.

Venue Information
Visitor Center presented by St. Luke's University Health Network
711 E. First St.
Bethlehem, PA 18015
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