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Events, Education & Exhibits

Current Exhibits

Last One In:
American Ideals
in Conflict with
American Attitudes

The history of immigration in the Lehigh Valley represents a sampling of the cultures and countries that are part of our nation’s history. This exhibit will highlight the many ethnic groups that faced conflicting attitudes toward their nationalities as they established a new homeland in America.
The exhibit in the Museum’s main gallery will run through the summer and will evolve in conjunction with lectures that focus on different groups of immigrants that settled here. The first display opens with an historical look at 19th century political cartoons that challenged the American melting pot and the impact of immigration on America from its earliest years.

Sculpture and Painting
by Ely Molloy

Local artist, Ely Molloy is showcasing his paintings and sculpture in the Trexler Gallery beginning April 2.

Upcoming Events

Let Freedom Ring!
Independence Day Program
July 4, 2018
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Join Pip the Mouse, Allentown’s Official Mouse, at the Liberty Bell Museum for the National Bell Ringing Ceremony, on Wednesday, July 4, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. and “Let Freedom Ring!”

Pip the Mouse will ring the full-size, exact replica Liberty Bell at 2:00 p.m., coinciding with bell-ringing at Independence Hall, Philadelphia, and bells rung all over the country.

Children will enjoy story-time, a craft project, and coloring pages to take home, while parents and other adults tour the museum’s exhibit, “Last One In: American Ideals in Conflict with American Attitudes.” A tour guide dressed in Colonial garb and Pip the Mouse makes this an extra special occasion.

Reservations are requested for the children’s craft. Admission is free for museum members; non-members: $2.00 per adult, $1.00 per child ages 5-17, free for children 4 and younger. The museum is open from Noon until 4:00 p.m.



Events and Exhibits Sponsors

Principal Sponsor:

Karen ElChaar

Gold Sponsors:


Silver Sponsors:


Dr. and Mrs. Dennis Blankowitsch
Elaine Charron
Ann Wertman and Joe Zeller

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