How It Works: Iron vs. Steel


Sunday, November 25th at 2pm

What is the difference between iron and steel? In this hands-on tour, guests will learn the basics of each material, then dive deeper to discover specific types of iron and steel, how production evolved over time, and what products they can be found in.

The National Museum of Industrial History “How It Works” series of tours are designed to help patrons further understand of specific facets of industrial history. The series is presented with NMIH’s Historian and includes behind-the-scenes looks at special collection items, artifacts, and aspects of the museum generally out of the public eye. This is the perfect chance to answer the questions of, “how does steam power work,” “how is steel made,” and more.

Admission for the “How It Works” tours is $5 in addition to regular museum admission. Complete visitor information at this link:

National Museum of Industrial History

602 E 2nd St,

Bethlehem, PA 18015

Telephone: 610.694.6644

FAX: 610.625.6204