Our VISION is to develop in the young and the young at heart a love of learning about their community and the environment so that the dreams they dream of a better world and a better future can and will come true.
Bethlehem Shipyard Museum’s permanent exhibit, featuring the building of the Golden Gate Bridge and the BART tubes, is located at 449 Powell Street, in the heart of downtown San Francisco’s famous Union Square. The Bethlehem Shipyard Museum is a partner with San Francisco History Museum in highlighting authentic and rare artifacts of this colorful City’s colorful past
MOBILE EXHIBIT MUSEUM
Bethlehem Shipyard Museum is unique in that it is also a full-time mobile museum, delivering free, age appropriate, educational and interactive exhibits to the greater Bay Area school yards, as well as Boys and Girls Clubs, libraries, veterans’ hospitals and homes, senior centers and cultural fairs.
The Bethlehem Shipyard Museum personnel will work with teachers at every school in the Bay Area in order to bring relevant pieces of the California Department of Education’s Common Core State Standards, tailored to their school and their students.
Bethlehem Shipyard Museum sees its exhibits as expanding student awareness of the skills necessary for future employment in the area of the skilled trades.Read More
Working with the children of America’s Veterans.
The Bethlehem Shipyard Museum believes that children of America’s veterans who are at risk either socially or educationally deserve special help. The Museum further believes that parents and caregivers play a critical role in supporting children’s learning. Therefore, the Museum will engage their assistance in its weekend tutoring program focusing on:
Hard Skills – the 3-R’s
Soft Skills – conscientiousness, perseverance; communication and sociability
Life Skills – problem solving, time management, first aid training, swimming and other water related activities.