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Lehigh County Heritage Center

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Address: 432 W Walnut St, Allentown, PA 18102-5428
Phone Number: 610 435-1074

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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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed August 21, 2016
Fountain Hill PA
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Fountain Hill PA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 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
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 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 the museum was nice enough to let me bring my students to any program free... More 

Thank popestcyril
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 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
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 27, 2016

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

Thank MrsN1990
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 16, 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
Centralia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 13, 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 natural resources in the region. Right now there's also a fun exhibit on electric power... More 

Thank pobtm
Allentown, PA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 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 of what was on display here, though. We spent over two hours trying to take... More 

Thank LivinglifeinPA
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2015

What an amazing, all-inclusive museum about all-things Lehigh Valley! Visited Allentown for the first time in 20+ years and this was a one-stop trip down memory lane. From photographs to forgotten relics, from the special Lincoln exhibit to the giant book sale, this was a highlight of my trip. The staff is incredibly welcoming, friendly and accommodating. The museum is... More 

Thank arlen61
Kutztown, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2015

Had not been to this museum in a number of years, but became a member after visiting one of their numerous historic sites. They will have an upcoming exhibit on President John Kennedy starting the beginng of October, 2015. The second floor covers much history, including Lincoln, the American Revolution, Lehigh Valley history and a county hall of fame. There... More 

Thank Pnemiller
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2015

Have made about 5 visits to this museum for various displays including subjects such as Abraham Lincoln, Hess's department stores, baseball, lenni lennape indians, industrial history of the valley.American Civil War, etc.

Thank WaterboyII

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