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Burnside Plantation Volunteer Docent

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Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites


Each Saturday starting in April we invite visitors to discover history and fun at Burnside Plantation! Visitors will be able to learn more about the barns, buildings, and gardens that have been a part of the Bethlehem community since 1748. Fun outdoor activities and crafts are provided for kids!

Saturdays at Burnside open hours activities take place every Saturday from 10 am - 12 noon.

Volunteer Docent - Volunteer Burnside docents will learn and be able to share the history of Burnside Plantation and guide visitors near the Burnside House and Johnson Barn. Volunteers must be able to talk with groups of visitors of all ages.

Volunteers who are available at least one Saturday each month are preferred. Volunteers will be given training when required.

Masks are mandatory for all staff, volunteers and visitors!

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About Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites


74 West Broad Street, Suite 310, Bethlehem, PA 18018, US

Mission Statement

The mission of Historic Bethlehem Partnership is to bring history to life by educating the public about Bethlehem's rich heritage, by preserving historic sites, and by collecting , preserving, and exhibiting historical and artistic objects that can be used to tell the stories of Bethlehem's people.


Discover America here.

Historic Bethlehem Partnership maintains some of the Lehigh Valley's best attractions and registered national historic landmarks. See history come to life at vibrant Colonial Industrial Quarter with blacksmiths-at-work, bucolic Burnside Plantation with award-winning gardens and farmhouse, peaceful Moravian Museum, imaginative Kemerer Museum with intricate decorative arts and dollhouses, and cheery Welcome Center and Goundie House on Main Street. We are a Smithsonian Affiliate and invite you to join us in preserving our unique local history!

Bring history to life!

Arts & Culture
Children & Youth


We'll work with your schedule.


1461 Schoenersville RoadBETHLEHEM, PA 18018






  • Orientation or Training
  • Saturdays at Burnside open hours activities take place every Saturday from 10 am - 12 noon.  Volunteers who are available at least one Saturday each month are preferred.

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