The Museum of Indian Culture, Allentown

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The Museum of Indian Culture is a non-profit organization and educational center. Founded in 1980, it is dedicated to presenting, preserving, and perpetuating the history of the Lenape and other Northeastern Woodland Indian cultures. The Museum of Indian Culture is located in the Lehigh Parkway at 2825 Fish Hatchery Road in Allentown, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. Information about the museum and its programs and events may be found through its website.
The museum was founded by Dorothy Schiavone and her daughter, Carla Messinger. The building in which the museum is located is a historic Pennsylvania German stone farm house and two-story stone spring house built by the Bieber family around 1750.
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  • The Museum of Indian Culture is small, but worth a trip if you are in or near the Allentown area. Our tour guide was quite knowledgeable and provided us with a lot of information about the Lenape...  more »
  • First visit to the Corn Festival this summer. It was a terrific learning experience. The grandchildren had a wonderful time.  more »
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  • This is a small museum but the collection of artifacts and displays is condensed effectively. No photos are allowed in the museum unfortunately. Tours are suitable for small groups and are affordable. The two tour guides I was led by today were very passionate, but were occasionally sidetracked. I did not have lime left to stay long at the gift shop. I hope in future this musuem could offer postcards of its own collection and/or allow photos of certain memorable exhibits.
  • We went to a corn roasting festival, they had vendors, drumming, singing, dancing. There was pony rides for kids and mural painting. A great event for the whole family. And the had roasted corn- ummy!!!

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