327 Star Road
Allentown, PA 18106
Phone: (610) 395-6603
Fax: (610) 395-6604
Arts & Museums
A great place to have fun while learning about science, Allentown's Da Vinci Science Center is an enjoyable experience for adults and kids alike. Da Vinci offers a rotating schedule of exhibits to compliment their permanent galleries, and features exhibits on everything from ocean life to dinosaurs to space travel. The Museum has special rates for groups of ten or more, and also often hosts field trips and day camp visits.
Rodale Institute's ongoing Farming Systems Trials is "the longest running research trial comparing organic and non-organic farming in the United States."
Experience Pennsylvania's first culture from the Lenape, Delaware Indians' perspective. Exhibits include artifacts, cultural items, agricultural tools and related natural materials.
The Shelter House is a beautiful historic home that was built way back in 1734. This log cabin was initially known as Zufluchtshaus, and is included in the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.
Located on the lower level of Zion
Accredited by ACCPAS, the Baum School of Art is a non-profit community art school that offers three adult class sessions during the school year, one summer session, three full terms, with a shorter post term for children; and a three-session day camp in the summer. Galleries displaying various artworks are open to the public.
European masterpieces, American collections, and a Frank Lloyd Wright library from the second Francis W. Little House are featured at the Allentown Art Museum. Lectures, after school programs, and public educational events are held throughout the year.
The Allentown Art Museum has been displaying local, historical, and famous works of art since 1934. The Museum features a permanent collection of both European and American art, and also hosts rotating exhibits throughout the year. The Allentown Art Museum is very family friendly.
The Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum is a part of the larger institution the Lehigh County Historical Society, which is one of the country's biggest historical societies.The Heritage Museum houses galleries and exhibits that tell the story of the Lehigh Valley, and strives to preserve and illustrate the history of the region. Stop by the museum if you're interested in learning more about how the Lehigh Valley became what it is today.
This gorgeous museum, housed in a large, modern building officially opened to the public in 2008. Since then, the America on Wheels Museum has been living up to its mission, and educating visitors about the history of the automobile in America. The Museum houses everything from a bicycle from 1885 to a Prius from 2011, and nearly everything in between. With activities fit for kids and adults alike, the America on Wheels Museum is a great spot for anyone to visit!
The Liberty Bell Museum in Allentown is a historical landmark site, located in a church that once protected the Liberty Bell from British Destruction during the Revolutionary War. The Museum features a replica bell that visitors can ring, and other historical treasures. Stop by to learn about the role that Allentown played in preserving some of America's greatest historical possessions.
Situated on a 30-acre, 19th century farmstead with the stone Eichler-Frankenfield farmhouse, a barn and smaller authentically restored buildings, including a one-room schoolhouse; the mission of the Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center is to preserve Pennsylvania German history, folklore and traditions with its collection of more than 10,000 artifacts from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The library contains genealogical, historical and cultural information. Programs are held throughout the year.