Four Unique Ways to Enjoy the Christmas City
Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites invites you to enjoy their four exclusive holiday tour offerings beginning November 29th. In addition to the specially decorated museums, the Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts and the Moravian Museum of Bethlehem, visitors to Historic Bethlehem will be able to take in the sites and sounds of the “Christmas City” via any of the following tours:
A Christmas City Stroll – Enjoy “Christmas City, USA” on this candle-lit tour through beautiful downtown Historic Bethlehem. The certified guide in period dress will share the story of Bethlehem’s unique beginnings in 1741, explain the famous candles-in-every-window, and shed new light on the renowned Bethlehem star. Historic highlights include Bethlehem’s exquisite Victorian and colonial architecture, including two National Historic Landmarks and a , the 1741 Gemeinhaus and the Bethlehem Waterworks. Walk through the heart of Pennsylvania’s newest National Historic Landmark District, Historic Moravian Bethlehem.
$12 Adult, $6 Youth (6-12), Free Under 6
Scenic Horsedrawn Carriage Rides – Enjoy a holiday tradition for locals and guests alike. These cozy, serene rides through beautiful downtown North Bethlehem are the perfect way to enjoy the lights, sights and sounds of “Christmas City, USA” with your family, friends and loved ones. Clip clop through the newest National Historic Landmark District in Pennsylvania and feel like you’ve gone back in time.
$50, Carriage seats up to 4 people
Bethlehem by Night Bus Tour – Sit back and enjoy “Christmas City, USA” on a trip back in time with their certified guide in period dress. Deemed “the best way to see Bethlehem” this tour includes a visit to the famous star atop south mountain, a look at early and current local holiday traditions and access to historic highlights in North and South Bethlehem! You will drive through three centuries of Bethlehem’s history including the newest National Historic Landmark District in Pennsylvania.
$15 Adult, $6 Youth (3-12), Free Under 3 Lap Child
Rise & Fall of Bethlehem Steel, Holiday Version – Learn how blast furnaces worked, why men needed brass checks to get in the gate every morning, and which buildings housed which operation on this on-site walking tour that gives visitors a glimpse into the day-to-day life of a steel worker.
$15, Includes tour and movie
All tours are subject to availability. For more information on tour times or to purchase tickets please contact the Historic Bethlehem Visitor Center at 505 Main Street by calling 1-800-360-TOUR or view the website, www.historicbethlehem.org.