List of sites of interest in Allentown, Pennsylvania

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The following is a list of sites of interest in Allentown, Pennsylvania and parts of the city's metropolitan area, the Lehigh Valley.

Historic sites[edit]

The Lehigh County Historical Society controls Allentown's historic sites.

  • Bethlehem Steel
  • Burnside Plantation
  • Claussville Schoolhouse
  • Colonial Industrial Quarter
  • George Taylor House
  • Goundie House
  • Haines Mill
  • Lockridge Furnace
  • Sun Inn
  • Trout Hall
  • Troxell-Steckel Farm Museum


Allentown Art Museum in Allentown



  • Da Vinci Science Center


  • Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum
  • Liberty Bell Museum
  • Moravian Museum
  • Saylor Park Cement Industry Museum




The first drops of Dorney Park's Steel Force and Thunderhawk rollercoasters

Amusement parks[edit]


Animal life institutions[edit]

  • Lehigh Parkway Fish Hatchery
  • Lehigh Valley Zoo

Parks and squares[edit]

  • Allen Park
  • Bicentennial Park
  • Buck Boyle Park
  • Cedar Beach park
  • East Side Reservoir
  • Fellowship East Lot
  • Fountain Park
  • Franklin Park
  • Hanover Acres Play Lot
  • Herbst Park
  • Howard Keck Juniata Play Lot
  • Irving St Park
  • Ithaca Play Lot
  • Jordan Meadows
  • Jordan Park
  • Keck Park
  • Kimmett's Lock
  • Lehigh Canal
  • Lehigh Landing
  • Lehigh Parkway
  • Lumber & Benton Play Lot
  • Municipal Golf Course
  • Nice 13 Tot Lot
  • Old Allentown Cemetery
  • Old Fairgrounds Playground
  • Patriots Park
  • Percy Ruhe Park
  • Roosevelt Park
  • Salisbury Drive Play Lot
  • South Mountain Reservoir and Park
  • Trexler Nature Preserve
  • West Park

Performing arts centers[edit]


Allentown is home to the oldest civilian band in the United States, the Allentown Band. The city also has these civilian bands: Marine Band of Allentown, the Municipal Band of Allentown and the Pioneer Band of Allentown, which all perform at the West Park Bandshell.

Religious buildings[edit]

Shopping areas[edit]


  • Hess's, five-story department store located in Center City
  • Neuweiler Brewery complex
  • Trexler Mall, converted into a shopping center with big-box retailers

Sports arenas and stadiums[edit]

Coca-Cola Park in Allentown



  • The Brass Rail
  • Maingate
  • Ritz Barbecue at the Allentown Fairgrounds
  • Stahely's
  • Yocco's Hot Dogs
  • Zandy's Steak Shop

See also[edit]