Hans Herr House and Museum


  • Hans Herr House and Museum
  • 1849 Hans Herr Drive
  • Willow Street, PA 17584


  • Primary - (717) 464-4438

The 1719 Hans Herr House stands as the oldest structure and the oldest Mennonite meetinghouse in Lancaster County. Built by the Herr family as their residence and their community's meetinghouse, it is the only remaining dwelling of the very first group of settlers in the area. Experience the charm of its medieval Germanic architecture and discover early colonial and Mennonite history and culture by viewing the museum buildings featuring agricultural and domestic life exhibits.

Picnic tables are available. The grounds of the Hans Herr House are perfect for a special event. Call us to discuss.

Periodic childrens' activities are available and check our website for dates and descriptions for our annual special events including Heritage Day, Snitz Fest and our Christmas Candlelight Tours.

Open Monday through Saturday 9AM to 4PM April 1 through first weekend of December (for Candlelight Tours) then closed through March 31.

Nominal admission charged. Click through to our website for current rates. The Hans Herr House is a must for a student field trip. Group rates are available. For groups of 30 or more, we will split the group into two so that your group can enjoy a more personalized tour. Call for all group reservations.

Visa, MasterCard and personal checks accepted.

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