Lancaster County museums offer insight into every aspect of the culture in PA Dutch Country, from local art and the Amish community to natural science, trains and Lancaster history. Visit an underground railroad center, a PA German living history village, or the home of the 15th president of the United States. The possibilities are endless!
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There's something for everyone to discover and enjoy at Lancaster County's museums - art, science, trains, fun and lots of American history.
Promoting interest and active participation in the preservation and restoration of the remaining historic covered bridges in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
881 Rockford Road,
Lancaster, PA 17602
The historic 18th century home of General Edward Hand remains an authentic example of refined country living.
1849 Hans Herr Drive,
Willow Street, PA 17584
Cross this threshold and experience colonial life as you enter the oldest residence in Lancaster County.
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.
3300 Board Road,
York, PA 17406
The Weightlifting Hall of Fame contains a diverse history of the strength sports, their evolution from mythology to early Olympic Games and from the 19th and 20th century amateur and professional strongmen to the current specialized sport of Olympic weightlifting, powerlifting and bodybuilding.
2827 Lincoln Highway East,
PO Box 98,
Ronks, PA 17572
Experience the Bible like never before! Be able to see and touch artifacts from the ancient world and better understand the context of the Biblical Stories.
137 - 145 East Main Street,
Lititz, PA 17543
The Lititz Historical Foundation, including the Lititz Museum and the Johannes Mueller House, serves to preserve the Lititz community's rich history.
38 South Second Street,
Columbia, PA 17512
Outstanding collection of early 18th-century Philadelphia furniture and English accessories predating 1750, in a 1738 stone house.
2215 Millstream Road,
Lancaster, PA 17602
A wonderful source for Pennsylvania German history, genealogy, and material culture. Includes museum exhibit, "Decorated and Plain: A Mennonite and Amish Sampler."
199 Hartman Bridge Road,
Ronks (Strasburg), PA 17572
Experience today's Amish lifestyle with a guided farmhouse tour; then explore our 12-acre village grounds.
50 S. 1st Avenue,
Coatesville, PA 19320
The National Iron and Steel Heritage Museum is the project of the Graystone Society, Inc., located in the Lukens National Historic District.
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.
161 Museum Drive,
Hershey, PA 17033
Explore Hershey's one of a kind interactive automobile experience guaranteed to educate and fascinate visitors of all ages! A world class automotive experience.
300 North Street,
Harrisburg, PA 17120-0024
Four floors of exhibits about Pennsylvania's story from the beginning of time to the present.
454 New Holland Avenue,
Lancaster, PA 17602
Experience hands-on, interactive learning at The Lancaster Science Factory - where children of all ages will discover that Science is FUN!
3562 Old Philadelphia Pike,
Intercourse, PA 17534
More than 5,000 specimens span the broad spectrum of U.S. military history.
300 Gap Road,
Strasburg, PA 17579
Discover the colorful history and dramatic technology of Pennsylvania's railroad industry.
1932 Robert Fulton Highway (Route 222),
Quarryville, PA 17566
Early home of pioneer steamship builder, artist, inventor and engineer.
400 College Avenue,
Lancaster, PA 17603
Generating excitement and curiosity about natural history, science and technology and offering something for everyone.
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