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ROBERT FULTON: Industrious Revolutionary

November 19, 2022 - August 13, 2023

New Exhibit – “Robert Fulton: Industrious Revolutionary”

National Museum of Industrial History

602 East Second Street, Bethlehem, PA 18015

Contact: info@nmih.org, 610-694-6644

ROBERT FULTON: Industrious Revolutionary – National Museum of Industrial History (nmih.org)

Repeats daily on Wed-Sun from 11/19/2022 through 08/13/2023

Price: Included with regular admission


Immerse yourself in the imaginative world of Robert Fulton! Take an up-close look at painted miniatures, power a steam engine and explore how they propel ships forward. Learn how a submarine works through experiencing a traditional Cartesian diver. Hear first person narratives on the dock at the launch of the 1807 Clermont steamboat! Flip through Fulton’s personal papers and get inside the mind of this Industrious Revolutionary.

Fascinated by art, steam engines, canal engineering, and military technology, Fulton inspired to push the limitations of mechanical engineering. His innovations sparked the American Industrial Revolution, opened up new trade routes, and helped usher in a major wave of globalized trade on a scale never seen before. Fulton established a pattern of technological innovation that would go on to embody American ingenuity and leave an immeasurable legacy.



November 19, 2022
August 13


National Museum of Industrial History
602 E 2nd St
Bethlehem, 18015
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