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Lehigh County Heritage Center

432 W Walnut St, Allentown, PA 18102-5428
+1 610-435-1074
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Interested in local settlers

I have been doing some genealogy and wanted to visit this museum to see the history of the... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2017
Janet L
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Gallatin
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Local history told with class!

This museum does a beautiful job of presenting local Lehigh Valley history. Prior to coming here we... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2016
creativecrew
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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“local history” (5 reviews)
“civil war” (2 reviews)
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432 W Walnut St, Allentown, PA 18102-5428
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Reviewed 27 September 2017

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

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Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

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

1  Thank creativecrew
Reviewed 28 November 2016

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

Thank Rock1774
Reviewed 22 August 2016

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.

Thank hotsync50
Reviewed 26 July 2016

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

Thank popestcyril
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Very good permanent display of Lehigh Valley area history. Also excellent one day programs of speakers or presentations on local events or personalities.

Thank Fred F
Reviewed 27 March 2016

A wonderful hidden treasure of Allentown. Learn something new each time you. Interesting and relevant displays. Go and enjoy!!!

Thank MrsN1990
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Wasn't easy for me to find but once I did I was glad! It was much bigger than I expected and the displays were very nicely done- really worth the trip

Thank tdoyle01
Reviewed 13 March 2016

We only gave ourselves an hour in our schedule to see the museum - that was a huge mistake. It has a TON of great history, artifacts, and information. I especially loved all the industrial history of the area, as well as the information on...More

Thank pobtm
Reviewed 19 December 2015

We visited this museum to view the exhibit of President John Kennedy. That exhibit was wonderful...SO much to see......and all professionally displayed. You'd have thought that we were in a fine museum in Philly or New York City! This exhibit was just a small part...More

Thank LivinglifeinPA
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