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Elizabeth Johnston Prime Dollhouse Collection: Country Living

January 15th, 2014

Contact: LoriAnn Wukitsch, Vice President and Managing Director
Date: January 13, 2014

Country Living: The Elizabeth Johnston Prime Dollhouse Collection
A New Exhibition at the Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts

Bethlehem, PA

January 17 – June 22

Country Living: The Elizabeth Johnston Prime Dollhouse Collection allows guests to explore the extravagant country houses of the Elizabeth Johnston Prime Dollhouse Collection, where the house is just the beginning. Verandas and gardens accompany many of these homes modeled after German villas, and French estates.
The Elizabeth Johnston Prime dollhouse collection includes over forty buildings and 5.500 pieces from every decade between 1830 and 1930. Houses from the collection will be displayed on a rotating basis at the Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts, so be sure not to miss the most recent installment!
Admission to the Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts is included in the Pass into History ticket. Visit all of Historic Bethlehem’s sites with a single ticket. Admission is $12 for adults, $6 for children ages 6-12, free for children under 5. Be sure to visit for more information on fantastic adult and family programming such as Hunt for History, Dolly & Me, and the Style & Design series.
Historic Bethlehem is a not-for-profit institution that brings to life three centuries of American history. Historic Bethlehem tells the story of a small town of great influence, home to some of our nation’s earliest settlers, to America’s first municipal water pumping system, and to one of the world’s greatest industrial companies. Historic Bethlehem is located in Eastern Pennsylvania, only a 1.5 hour drive from Philadelphia to the North and 2 hours west of New York City. Historic Bethlehem is an Affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution and is distinguished as a National Historic Landmark District for Historic Moravian Bethlehem. For more information please call 610-691-6055 or visit

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