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10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

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Become a Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites Member

History loves company! Enjoy free admission to our museums and festivals, discounts on programming, interesting events, and early access to our Christmas traditions. Plus, you’ll be joining a community of people preserving Bethlehem’s historic Moravian sites and bringing our history to life! Share our history with your family and friends. Discover more at Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites when you become a member.

Members enjoying the Kemerer Society Reception

5 Reasons You Should Join Us

  1. Be part of sharing Bethlehem’s history with the world
  2. Preserve the historic structures that create an amazing sense of place in our community
  3. Have fun with your family and friends
  4. Ensure Bethlehem remains a cultural and educational center in the Lehigh Valley
  5. Make new friends and join a great community

General Membership

Each level gives you access to membership benefits and allows you to feel part of a community that shares a love for history, art and culture. Plus, your contribution helps preserve Bethlehem's unique heritage. There's a level of membership that's perfect for everyone!



Standard Benefits for 1 person plus 2 guest passes

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Standard Benefits for 2 adults and 4 children (until age 18)

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de Schweinitz Club


Family-level benefits plus access to over 1,000 museums

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J.S. Goundie Club


de Schweinitz Club-level benefits for 2 adults and all children in household plus walking tour passes.

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James Burnside Society


J.S. Goundie Club-level benefits plus a private guided tour of Burnside Plantation

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John Adams Travel Partner


Standard Benefits for 2 people who live outside a 40 mile radius of Bethlehem

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Kemerer Society

The Kemerer Society was established to recognize donors of $1,000 or more at Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites. Donors to the Society ensure that HBMS continues to provide high quality programming to the community, care for its collections and preserve Bethlehem's historic buildings.

Annie Kemerer Society

$1,000 - $2,499

Unique opportunities to engage with each other as stewards of Bethlehem’s rich history.

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1741 Society Sponsor

$2,500 - $4,999

Deepen your engagement when you join as a 1741 Society Sponsor

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1741 Society Patron

$5,000 - $9,999

Ensure that the impact Bethlehem has had on our history will be preserved for future generations.

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1741 Society Benefactor

$10,000 +

Enrich our community and follow in the footsteps of those that stood in front of the wrecking ball to preserve the buildings that we protect today.

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