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Here are a few quick answers to Frequently Asked Questions about supporting Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites.

How do I get involved?

Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites is a not-for-profit organization. We rely on our community for support. Find out more about preserving history, culture, and the arts in Bethlehem by following these links to Membership, Donate, and Volunteer.

Is HBMS a 501(c)3?

HBMS is a 501(c)3 organization and our EIN is 23-2741808. The official registration and financial information of Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites, Inc. may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll free within Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement. Your contribution is tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law.

What museums are included in my membership?

Membership includes the two HBMS museums: Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts (427 North New St., Bethlehem) and Moravian Museum of Bethlehem (66 West Church St., Bethlehem)

What are some membership benefits?

Benefits vary by membership level. All HBMS members receive:

  • Free, unlimited admission to the Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts and the Moravian Museum of Bethlehem
  • Free admission for two to Blueberry Festival and Apple Days
  • Free admission to the annual Jeanette Barres Zug Lecture
  • Free, unlimited access to the Self-Guided Heritage Trail
  • 10% discount at our Museums’ Gift Shops, in-Store and online
  • Early access to book Holiday Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides
  • Discounted Walking Tour tickets
  • Early access to pre-order Groman’s Sugar Cookies for the Holiday Season
  • Guest passes to share with friends and family
  • Invitations to exclusive member events

Do members receive reciprocal benefits at other museums?

Yes! Members at the de Schweinitz Club Level and above receive reciprocal admission at over 1,000 cultural institutions through the North American Reciprocal Museums Association (NARM). Visit the NARM website to see a list of participating museums and learn how it works.

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