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74 W Broad St, Suite 260, Bethlehem, PA 18018-5738
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Reviewed 30 September 2018

Tour is very informative. Displays are set up well. Staff knowledgeable of the history of steel plant, and the antique and modern machinery. Our tour guide shared some very interesting first hand stories from steel workers. We will visit again as were told new exhibits...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mike L
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Amazing place and a great tour guide, even with 90 degree heat, the size a scope of what was accomplished leaves you in awe. Kathy Z did a great job

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Cliff S
Reviewed 28 July 2018

We spent several hours there taking in the sights and it really only seemed like minutes. The walkway is perfect for all ages with an elevator and benches to sit if you need them. The signs explain the sights and some of the history and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 23 July 2018

My husband and I were on a motorcycle trip through PA and decided to see if there were any buildings left from the Bethlehem Steel industry. Boy were we surprised in the best of ways when we found the wonderfully preserved buildings with easy access...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ocycleschick
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

We had driven by Steel Stacks and were moved by the eerie beauty of the massive Bethlehem Steel works. I thought, "If only those walls could talk." On this tour, our guide Kathy Z. truly gave those walls a voice. Her account of the rise,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Billie B
Reviewed 9 July 2018

We spent a wonderful and informative day at the SteelStacks. Signs are pretty good getting into the site and parking is fairly plentiful. My husband and I took a few hours before the tour to investigate the site. It was interesting just to walk the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 6 July 2018

We took The Rise and Fall of Bethlehem Steel tour, glad we did. My adult children enjoyed learning the history of the company. Our tour guide, Kathy, was amazing..informative, funny, great pace of tour. This tour does have a bit of walking in case that...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 18 June 2018

We took the tour on a recent trip and were led by two men who had worked at the Steel Mill most of their lives. We learned a lot about "how it was" and the changes that happened over time. The men had wonderful stories...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank JAD28036
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Took this on a whim, we like to do unusual tours ( eastern state penitentiary, Lackawanna coal mine, cemeteries) anyway this was surprisingly interesting and Loretta (remembered by associating coal miners daughter though she’s a steel workers daughter) knows her stuff. She spoke clearly and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
3  Thank Renee R
Reviewed 6 April 2018

Today my husband and I got a fantastic tour of the Bethlehem Steel Mill. Our tour guide, Cathy, was super approachable and knowledgeable not only about the mill, but also the world events that impacted its decline that is so inextricably linked to the town's...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Charles B
24 September 2018|
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Response from Billie B | Reviewed this property |
No problem with photogrsohy. I took a lot of photos.
Elizabeth H
18 March 2018|
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Response from Gerald A | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is an elevator nearer to the visitor center and areas to sit along the way during the use of the elevated walkway. You can go on the walkway on your own or elect to join / pay for a tour.
3 September 2015|
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Response from Tom K | Reviewed this property |
There is a free, by-yourself tour along the old blast furnances that have signs to indicate the areas of interest and conditions the workers faced. But best to gain insights and answers to your questions from a specific... More