Lehigh Drive closed from 25th Street

Lehigh Drive is closed from 25th street so everyone must approach from Glendon Hill Road or Lehigh Drive from downtown (and keep an eye on our website for flooding updates – it’s been a wet start to the month!)


National Canal Museum - Exhibitions

Permanent Exhibitions

The National Canal Museum’s main gallery offers an unique glimpse into what life was like during the Canal Era.  Artifacts from the period are interspersed with hands-on interactive displays that give visitors the chance to steer a canal boat, harness a mule, and build an aqueduct.

The Buehler Gallery features artifacts from the Buehler Furniture Factory in Allentown, including a wide variety of chair frames and the working steam engine that powered the factory floor.

Special Exhibitions

The National Canal Museum presents at least one special exhibition every year highlighting the industrial heritage of the Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor or local history relating to canals.

On Display

Putting Down Routes: From Native Trails to Interstates                                                                                                                                                      April 6 – December 22, 2024


Coal Country Portraits
April 1 – December 17, 2023

Beyond Rosie and Rivets: Industrial Women of the D&L Corridor
April 2 – December 18, 2022

Where Creativity Flows: Two Centuries of Art Inspired by Our Canals
July 8, 2020 – December 19, 2021

What the Rivers Saw: Mapping 200 Years of the D&L Corridor’s Living Landscape
June 1 – December 29, 2019

Frank Wyso: Colors in Bloom
April 27 – July 28, 2019

Frank Wyso: The Coal Connection
November 10 – December 23, 2018

Powering America: Pennsylvania’s Anthracite Railroads
June 2 – December 23, 2018

The Hidden History of Island Park
June 3 – October 31, 2017

Dixie: Easton’s Cup of Health and Happiness
June 11 – October 2, 2016

An “Untryed” Enterprise: Forging America’s Industrial Independence
July 4 – September 27, 2015

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