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Burnside Plantation

1461 Schoenersville Rd, Bethlehem, PA 18018-1889
+1 610-691-6055
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Fantastic Place to Visit

Though we have been to Burnside numerous times for other events today we were there for the Apple... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2017
Easton, Pennsylvania
via mobile
Step Back in time

This plantation has a guided tour of the home with tidbits of life long past. They also have a... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
Joann V
Hellertown, Pennsylvania
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Part of Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites, this beautiful 6.6 acre farm in the city features The homestead of James Burnside, an integral part of the Moravian farming system. Situated in a idyllic park, along the Monocacy Creek, the property contains the 18th and 19th-century farmhouse and summer kitchen, a large garden, two barns, and other outbuildings. Burnside is home to one of the few high horse powered wheels in the country!
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1461 Schoenersville Rd, Bethlehem, PA 18018-1889
+1 610-691-6055
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Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Though we have been to Burnside numerous times for other events today we were there for the Apple Festival. Great food and the gardens and historic tour of the buildings are not to be missed. Check out their website for all of their events.

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Reviewed 7 September 2017

This plantation has a guided tour of the home with tidbits of life long past. They also have a blueberry Festival in July with craft and food vendors. There are also things for the children to do.

Thank Joann V
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We have been to Burnside many times for quiet afternoon retreats as well as the exciting Blueberry Fest in mid July. Our schools' third graders also visit here for field trips about Colonial life. It's an enjoyable spot for all three types of excursions. The...More

Thank Shelly C
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We went for the apple and the blueberry festivals. Such a nice old time way to spend the day. Leave your cell phone behind and step back in time! Awesome!!!

Thank mly0202
Reviewed 21 December 2016

The Burnside Plantation is an actual farm that was started many years ago by the Moravian people who moved into Bethlehem. The buildings are original and historical in nature. Th property was once a working farm but now is more of a historical tourist attraction....More

Thank repairinfo
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Went for the Blueberry and Apple festivals and we had a great time. Very nice place to visit for a tour.

Thank Bailey1Bug
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Burnside Plantation speaks to me as if it were a farm rather than a plantation. It consists of roughly 6.5 acres of land with buildings. It features four period buildings of which only one grain building was somewhat accessible . There are two tillable garden...More

Thank Elston L
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Pennsylvania is known for it's history and hidden gems, but there is one place that is small but beautiful hidden among the apple trees and surrounding nature. Burnside Plantation has an amazing story behind it's rustic barns and butterfly gardens. The plantation is spacious and...More

Thank Katbrat7
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Stopped by for their Apple Days Festival. Was disappointed by how small the event was given the amount of advertising of it. Probably about 12 vendor tents, and some additional permanent displays spent less than 45 minutes for entire visit.

1  Thank Eugene J
Reviewed 12 September 2016

I lived in the valley for years & never realized that this was here until recently! Who knew that there was a tranquil green space like this in the shadow of one of the area's tallest (although shuttered) buildings. I recently volunteered at 2 festivals...More

Thank goinmobile68
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Response from repairinfo | Reviewed this property |
Hi: There is no cost of admission except during the blueberry Festival then the charge is around $7.00 last year. The farm is nice to see as it represents how life was for the early Moravians years ago.