Whether you’re a history buff or looking for that perfect rainy-day activity, you’ll love visiting the Sigal Museum in PA! Located less than 30 minutes from Sayre Mansion, this fantastic attraction has been preserving and collection items of local history and significance. Starting from the pre-European settlements, you‘ll learn the history of Northampton County through the museum’s exhibits.
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Visit the Sigal Museum in PA
The Sigal Museum was started by the Northampton Historical Society in Easton, PA. For over 100 years, this society has been preserving important artifacts that are significant to the area’s history. In 2010, the museum was opened. Currently, it is one of four museums and historic sites that the historical society operates. The museum also features the Jane S. Moyer Library, which houses resources for students, scholars, and genealogical researchers.
Sigal Museum Exhibits
Visit the museum’s website to get a preview of the incredible exhibits you’ll tour during your visit! Learn about the first pumper truck of Easton, PA, or find out about the impact war and conflict has had in the region. You won’t want to miss the collection of Civil War-era medical devices. It’s amazing to see how far we have advanced in such little time! A unique feature to the museums are the Victorian hair wreaths. Loved ones were once memorialized via their hair in the Victorian era. Strands were woven into art or fashioned into jewelry to serve as a reminder of those we’ve lost.
Groups are always welcome to visit the museum and receive a tour! Walk-ins are allowed, though groups are encouraged to call ahead. General admission to the museum is just $7, and the museum is open from Wednesday to Saturday, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and Sunday from noon to 4:00 p.m.
Attend a Sigal Museum Event
The museum hosts many different events during the year, from wine auctions to lectures. Be sure to check the calendar before you visit so you don’t miss out on the fun!
Stay at Sayre Mansion
After visiting the Sigal Museum in PA, return to Sayre Mansion for a night of rest. Our historic home was first built in 1858 as the private home of a wealthy train engineer. This mansion stood at the center of Bethlehem, PA, with organizations, institutions, and attractions built around it. You’ll be able to see the impact Sayre Mansion has had in the town when you visit.
Take a look at our packages and specials to find fun ways to enhance your stay. If you’re a foodie, book The Bam! Package. It includes a bottle of champagne and a box of scrumptious homemade chocolates from Tallarico’s. You’ll enjoy a specially prepared chef’s tasting menu at Emeril’s Chophouse. We’ll even include transportation to and from the restaurant! In the morning, enjoy breakfast in your suite. Call us directly to book this package at (610) 882-2100!