Wednesday – Saturday:
10am – 4pm
12pm – 4pm

Closed On - Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years Day, Easter, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day.

Library + Archives

Wednesday – Friday:
10am – 2:30pm

Appointments strongly recommended to ensure all materials are available to you when you visit.

Please call the library at: 610-253-1222

*There is a small fee for researchers that are not higher-level NCHGS members.


+ General Admission:  $7
+ Students:  $6
+ Senior Citizens:  $5
+ Children Ages 3 – 12:  $5
+ Children Under Age 3:  Free
+ Active Military:  $5
+ Groups of 20 or More:  $5 each

Northampton County Historical & Genealogical Society Members receive discounts on admission, research, and museum store purchases.


Please check our directions page to find information on how to find us and parking.

Group Tours

Groups are always welcome. Walk-in museum tours are available without reservation, however, groups are encouraged to call in advance to discuss any particular interest or need. All groups are welcome, and by reserving in advance, groups of 15 or more will secure a group docent.

Field Trips

We are now booking field trips to the Sigal Museum for fall 2016 through spring 2017. Education programs are available to supplement classroom curriculum, and can be tailored to meet your class goals. Teachers, we encourage you to call us to discuss your ideal visit. Field Trip programs are by reservation only.

Through the generous support of Lafayette-Ambassador Bank, Embassy Bank, and Merchants Bank, funds are available that may cover the costs of your class visit! Call our office at 610.253.1222 to find out if your Northampton County School District can receive free field trips through the EITC (Educational Improvement Tax Credit) program.

For Teachers – History, Culture, Art, Life

At the Sigal Museum, the Northampton County Historical & Genealogical Society uses modern technology, interactive exhibits, and its unique and significant collections to bring people, places, and historic events to life for visitors of all ages.

Opportunities For You and Your Students

Enrich your students' experiences. We provide tailored visits to supplement your curriculum and meet your teaching goals. Teachers will choose from a wide range of topic areas, such as Lenape ways, archeology, colonial life, conflict, and creative arts.

+ Students can tour the museum in small groups led by museum docents

+ Students can enjoy an informative, hands-on activity time

+ Students of all levels will benefit by the expertise provided by former teachers in planning & implementing each visit.

Lehigh Valley College Connection

We invite current Lehigh Valley College (Lehigh, Moravian, Lafayette, Cedar Crest, DeSales, Muhlenberg, NCC, LCCC) students to enjoy a visit to the museum, where they will receive FREE ADMISSION by providing their current College IDs at the admission desk.

We invite professors to schedule a group visit during museum hours or as a special evening program.