Step Back in Time


The Lehigh County Historical Society is one of the largest historical societies in America.  The new 30,000 square foot headquarters museum The Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum is a state-of-the-art climate-controlled facility that houses one of the finest historical research libraries in the state of Pennsylvania.  The Heritage Museum includes 6 galleries with more than 13,000 square feet of exhibits.

The Society administers 7 museum sites that date from Colonial America through the Industrial Revolution.  The collection encompasses more than 35,000 historical artifacts, 80,000 vintage photographs, and nearly 3-million documents.

History provides a sense of proportion and perspective in people’s lives.  A person’s knowledge of history creates a more balanced and tolerant individual.  Visit today; together we are proving that history matters!

Regular Museum Gallery Hours: Tuesday through Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. and Sunday 12 noon – 4:00 p.m. Closed Mondays.


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