“Steelwalker” tours available starting April 10
BETHLEHEM, PA — Steelworkers’ Archives is resuming “Steelwalker” tours on Sat., Apr. 10 and continuing every Saturday and Sunday through December. The tours start at 11:30 a.m. and leave from the plaza outside the National Museum of Industrial History (NMIH), 602 E. Second Street, Bethlehem. Free parking is available in the lot across the street from the museum. Tickets, which are only available here, are $15 per person and free for ages 12 and under.
Walk the journey through history as former steelworkers guide guests on sidewalk and/or Hoover-Mason Trestle tours through the Bethlehem Steel site while telling stories of the plant’s past and its significance to both World Wars. The Hoover-Mason Trestle will be reopening on April 17. Guests will also learn about the remaining buildings on the site, how life was in the neighborhoods surrounding the plant and what life was like while working at the plant. The tour concludes with a Q&A session.
All ticket sales are final; no refunds or exchanges. Tours are limited to six guests per tour to maintain social distancing. Face masks are required, covering both the nose and mouth.
Tours are operated by the Steelworkers’ Archives. For more information, visit www.steelworkersarchives.com or call 610-861-0600.
Joe Mayer, President of the Steelworkers’ Archives, invites you to “join us to reminisce about a way of life gone forever.”
Information provided to TVL by:
Gabriela L. Laracca, ArtsQuest
Public Relations Specialist