Pennsylvania

History and Social Studies

Featured Multicultural/Heritage

African American Museum in Philadelphia

Experience the richness and vibrancy of African American heritage and culture on a tour through the historic Diaspora by way of artifacts, photos, sculptures and much more. 701 Arch St., Philadelphia, PA 19106. Tel: 215-574-0380. Cost: Fee.... More Info

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Beth Sholom Synagogue

8231 Old Park Road, Elkins Park, PA 19027. Montgomery County. Tel: 215-887-1342 ext. 157. This architecturally significant synagogue was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and has educational exhibits on the history of its design, the Beth Sholom Congregation, photography, and more. Guided tours by appointment. Fee.

Northampton County Historical and Genealogical Society

342 Northampton St., Easton, PA 18042. 610-253-1222. Explores the history of the county through artifacts and documents. Fee.

Palmerton Area Heritage Center

410 Delaware Ave., Palmerton, PA 18071. 610-824-6954. Display boards, photographs, and artifacts tell the evolving history of the area. Free.

Pocono Indian Museum

Rte. 209, Bushkill, PA 18324. 570-588-9338. Traces the history of the Delaware Indians through displays of artifacts. Fee/Free.

Slate Belt Heritage Center

30 N. First Street, Bangor, PA 18013. 610-599-4993. The Slate Belt Heritage Center is a tribute to the heritage of the early Slate Belt settlers and offers two floors of exhibits. Suggested Donation.