Lancaster County Heritage
Lancaster County's unique heritage and rich history is tucked into a variety of interactive attractions, from hands-on Amish homesteads and museums to restaurants, walking tours, theatres and more. You'll also find history lining the streets or our towns and villages, and spanning the countryside in the form of covered bridges. Learn a little about the culture of PA Dutch Country - and have fun while you're at it! For more information on specific Lancaster County heritage attractions, click the links below.
1756 Nissley Road,
Landisville, PA 17538
Step back in time and experience Lancaster County farm life during the late 19th century.
94 Rexmont Road,
Cornwall, PA 17016
Heart of a vast industrial plantation for a century and a half, the Cornwall Iron Furnace is a landmark of Pennsylvania's iron and steel industry.
Promoting interest and active participation in the preservation and restoration of the remaining historic covered bridges in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
632 West Main Street,
Ephrata, PA 17522
One of America's earliest communal societies, best known for its original art and music and distinctive medieval Germanic architecture.
1 Lincoln Circle at Reservoir Park,
Harrisburg, PA 17103
The National Civil War Museum is the first museum of its kind - a place where you can experience the multitude of human experiences that made up the Civil War.
21 North 2nd Street,
Columbia, PA 17512
Located in the original English Evangelical Lutheran Church, Columbia Historic Preservation Society is a museum dedicated to the preservation of the river town, formerly known as Wright’s Ferry and now known as Columbia.
Take a custom tour of authentic sites and hear stories associated with the Underground Railroad in Lancaster and South Central PA.
136 Brown Street,
Race Street Platform,
Middletown, PA 17057
Enjoy an 11-mile train ride along the Swatara Creek while learning the history of the area.
2209 Millstream Road,
Lancaster, PA 17602
We provide authentic information on Amish and Mennonite faith and culture with maps and brochures of the area. Ask about our step-on-guide custom tours.
400 College Avenue,
Lancaster, PA 17603
Generating excitement and curiosity about natural history, science and technology and offering something for everyone.
300 North Street,
Harrisburg, PA 17120-0024
Four floors of exhibits about Pennsylvania's story from the beginning of time to the present.
Stumptown Road and Newport Road (Route 772),
Ronks, PA 17572
The Mascot Roller Mills and Ressler family home offer a window to early American milling, housekeeping, and family life.
120 East King Street,
Lancaster, PA 17602-2832
Six rotating exhibitions and tours of the restored 1700s home and painting studio of Lancaster's most famous resident and world-famous artist, Charles Demuth.
2451 Kissel Hill Road,
Lancaster, PA 17601
Largest Pennsylvania Dutch Living History Farm & Village in the country, interpreting Pennsylvania German Heritage from 1740-1940, including tours and traditional craft demonstrations.
1932 Robert Fulton Highway (Route 222),
Quarryville, PA 17566
Early home of pioneer steamship builder, artist, inventor and engineer.
230 North President Avenue,
Lancaster, PA 17603
Our recently expanded facility offers an extensive research library and archives specializing in Lancaster County History and genealogy. Come see our galleries showcasing objects from our collections.
1849 Hans Herr Drive,
Willow Street, PA 17584
Cross this threshold and experience colonial life as you enter the oldest residence in Lancaster County.
1706 Long level Road,
Wrightsville, PA 17368
Hike. Paddle. Discover. The Susquehanna Heritage Area.
12 North Prince Street,
Lancaster, PA 17603
Experience professional, Broadway-quality musicals, comedies and dramas at Lancaster value in this beautiful National Historic Landmark Theatre.
Historic Zerchers Hotel,
11 Green Street,
Christiana, PA 17509
This self-guided museum will allow you to trace the steps leading up to and following the Resistance at Christiana, also know as the Christiana Riot.
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