February 24, 2009
Cultural Groups Partner to Promote Tourism
Six cultural institutions in Allentown have come together
to promote tourism by offering a special discount card.
Valid throughout 2009, the card offers discounts at the
Allentown Art Museum, Allentown Symphony Hall, America on
Wheels Transportation Museum, Da Vinci Science Center, Lehigh
County Historical Society, and the Liberty Bell Shrine.
"There is strength in numbers, and working together we can
all make our marketing dollars stretch even further in a
tough economy," said Linda Merkel, executive director of
the America on Wheels Museum. "We also know that the tough
economy affects our visitors and we are proud to be able
to offer these discounts so that more people can enjoy the
attractions offered in the City of Allentown."
The America on Wheels Museum and the Allentown Art Museum
both offer "buy one, get one" admission discounts to all
card holders. The Lehigh County Historical Society offers
a $1 per visit discount on its admission price, the Liberty
Bell Shrine offers a 10% discount at its gift shop, and
Symphony Hall offers a 20% discount on all purchases.
"I think this is a great initiative," said Mayor Ed Pawlowski,
(D) Allentown. "It works perfectly with our efforts to promote
the city and all the assets and opportunities we offer to
residents, business owners
For More Information:
Linda Merkel - Executive Director
America On Wheels Museum
5 N. Front St. Allentown, PA