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Last-Minute Christmas Gifts with a Touch of History: Unwrap the Charm of Historic Bethlehem

December 14th, 2023 |

The holiday season is upon us, and if you’re still searching for the perfect last-minute Christmas gifts, Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites’ (HBMS) gift shop has you covered. This charming destination is not only a treasure trove of history, but also a fantastic place to find unique and thoughtful presents for your loved ones. From handcrafted ornaments and Moravian traditions, to captivating books, there’s something for everyone on your list. And for the ultimate gift that keeps on giving, consider a membership to ensure year-round access to the fascinating world of Bethlehem’s rich heritage.

16 Point Medium Glass Star

Bethlehem Star Ornaments

Bring a touch of Bethlehem’s traditions to your Christmas tree with handcrafted Bethlehem Star ornaments. These beautifully designed ornaments capture the spirit of the city and make for a meaningful and festive addition to any holiday décor.

Christmas City Stroll Walking Tour Tickets

Christmas City stroll Bethlehem

Give the gift of exploration with tickets to a historic walking tour of Bethlehem. Guided by knowledgeable experts, these tours offer a fascinating journey through the city’s past, providing insights into its architecture, culture, and significant landmarks. It’s an ideal present for history enthusiasts and anyone eager to discover the stories behind Bethlehem’s charming streets.

Bethlehem Star Bracelet

Local Artisan Crafts

Discover unique and locally crafted gifts at the Historic Bethlehem Visitor Center. From handmade jewelry to pottery and textiles, these one-of-a-kind pieces showcase the talent and creativity of local artisans, making for thoughtful and distinctive presents that your loved ones will cherish.

Moravians & Mushroom Cookbook

Historical Books and Literature

Explore Bethlehem’s rich history through captivating books outlining things to do in Bethlehem, available at the museum gift shop. From stories about the Moravian settlers to insightful narratives about the city’s industrial revolution, these books provide a deeper understanding of Bethlehem’s heritage and make for engaging gifts for bookworms and history buffs alike.

Christmas City Souvenirs

Bring the festive spirit of Bethlehem to life with Christmas souvenirs. From mugs and ornaments to T-shirts and magnets, these items are adorned with the iconic symbols of Bethlehem, making for charming and lighthearted gifts.

Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites Membership

Members Tour James Burnside House

For the ultimate last-minute Christmas gift, consider a membership to Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites. This gift not only provides year-round access to the museums and historic sites, but also supports the preservation of Bethlehem’s unique heritage. Members enjoy exclusive benefits, such as special events, discounts on merchandise, and a deeper connection to the history that surrounds them.

This holiday season, there’s a treasure waiting for every person on your list at Historic Bethlehem. Visit the gift shops, located at the Visitor Center and the Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts, and immerse yourself in the festive atmosphere of Bethlehem while finding the perfect last-minute Christmas gifts that celebrate the city’s rich and captivating heritage.

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