Posted: 11/07/2022 | by Olivia

Accessible Things to Do In Lancaster, PA

Visit the accessible attractions in Lancaster County, PA.

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Adventure ExplorationsAdventure Explorations is a multi-disciplined, concierge adventure company with expert guides and high-quality equipment. We will create exciting and memorable experiences while you enjoy Lancaster.We will work to custom curate and cater the experience in order to accommodate to the needs of the participants. We believe that adventure should be fun and learnable. That’s our motto. From beginner to advanced, every trip is tailored just for you and your group.

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American
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With over 200 performances each year on our state-of-the-art stage, there’s something for everyone at American Music Theatre – Central PA’s live entertainment destination!For guests who require accessible seating, ADA seats are located on either side of the Orchestra and Mezzanine sections.
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Amish Farm and HouseWe offer guided farmhouse tours for an up-close understanding of the Amish community and way of life. Our lovely farm is a breath of fresh air and the perfect antidote to modern life.We have a handicap accessible bus that is available with prior reservation. Our handicap accessible bus has a wheelchair lift. Our farm, restrooms, and gift shop are all handicap accessible. Please note that our farmhouse has a flight of stairs and is not handicap accessible to the second floor. Please keep this in mind when booking the Premium Package, as it includes the guided house tour.
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Barry's Car BarnTake a trip down memory lane with Barry's collection of American muscle cars from the 50s, 60s, and 70s (along with a few others).In addition to adhering to all local, state, and federal laws and regulations, their parking lot, museum, and restrooms are accessible.
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Cherry Crest Adventure FarmWith 25 acres of activities all outdoors, Cherry Crest Adventure Farm offers the perfect space to capture the magic of family FUN!Keep in mind that the maze is a real cornfield, so the paths are bumpy, but they are wide enough to accommodate a wheelchair, stroller, or wagon! The field is on a slight incline, but generally speaking, the paths are accessible.
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Choo Choo BarnChoo Choo Barn features more than 1,700 square feet of special model train displays with more than 150 hand-built animated figures & vehicles, and 22 operating trains.Standard wheelchairs can navigate the layout but scooters and motorized wheelchairs sometimes have trouble making the turns.
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Columbia Crossings River Trails CenterColumbia Crossing River Trails Center is a premier visitor and river education center at the southern trail head of the Northwest Lancaster County River Trail. Staff is available to help you explore the culture and heritage of the river and surrounding region and optimize your experience in the Susquehanna Riverlands.Columbia Crossing River Trails Center offers ADA accessibility to our center, restrooms, Riverview deck, fishing dock, and nearby Northwest Lancaster County River Trail. Susquehanna NHA is your concierge to the river! Let us be your guide to all the river recreation, trails, and nearby historic river towns.
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Dutch Wonderland

Enjoy over 35 rides, attractions, and shows at Dutch Wonderland! Cool off in Duke’s Lagoon water play area and make discoveries at Exploration Island, where dinosaurs come to life! Join us for an adventure on Merlin’s Mayhem, the park’s first suspended coaster. Dutch Wonderland is designed for families with young children in mind and offers a host of fun things to see and do.Dutch Wonderland offers wheelchair and electric convenience vehicles for a rental fee, guests are also permitted to bring their own wheelchair. The park offers a Ride Accessibility Program, and have lists of rides good for individuals with casts, service animals, etc. The park recommends calling at least 48 hours in advance to consult with a guest relations representative.

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Ephrata CloisterNational Historic Landmark founded in 1732. German religious community. Enjoy & learn about unique architecture, early music, printing, fraktur, exhibits, special events, tours, orientation and more!The Historic Ephrata Cloister welcomes all visitors and seeks to provide reasonable accommodations for those individuals in need of special assistance. A detailed Accessibility List provides access information about each building at the historic site.

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Fulton TheatreThe Fulton Theatre, considered to be the nation's oldest continuously operating theatre, is one of only eight theatres to be named a National Historic Landmark.Fulton Theatre is deeply committed to providing access for the arts regardless of ability or financial need. To learn more about their services.

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Gretna TheatreOne of south-central Pennsylvania’s few professional theatres, and one of the oldest summer theatres in America, Gretna Theatre is located in the arts/resort community of Mt. Gretna, PA where theatre has been produced at this same location since 1927!The theatre is wheelchair accessible. There are also a few handicapped parking spots behind and directly beside the theatre on Pennsylvania Ave. They also have select seats for wheelchairs.

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Hands-on House Children's MuseumThere's so much to explore at the area's only museum for young children where playing and learning go hand-in-hand. Not-for-profit museum focuses on shared educational experiences that delight kids and parents alike.Hands-on House is wheelchair accessible with accessible restrooms, as well as a designated bus drop off site and parking spaces for visitors with disabilities.
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Lancaster Barnstormers BaseballClipper Magazine Stadium in downtown Lancaster is the home of the Lancaster Barnstormers. More than just baseball, this state-of-the-art stadium offers affordable and fun family entertainment.The entrance of the stadium is wheelchair accessible. There are handicap parking spaces and accessible restrooms and seat options.

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Lancaster Central MarketWhen you shop at Lancaster Central Market at Penn Square in the heart of Lancaster City you become a part of a living history. This is America's oldest farmers' market building.Market is wheelchair-accessible at doors #1 and #2 on the southeast corner of the Market House, closest to Penn Square. While most of the 13 doors require a few steps, the entryways through both of those doors are at street level.
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LancasterHistory and President James Buchanan's WheatlandLancasterHistory welcomes you to the Lancaster Campus of History—our region’s hub for history and heritage and the perfect place in Central Pennsylvania for citizens to connect with the past. Visit Wheatland, the beloved home of 15th U.S. President James Buchanan, where period furnishings and personal artifacts tell the story of Buchanan, the president who struggled to calm a divided nation on the brink of civil war.LancasterHistory's main entrance is accessible. The doors open automatically when activated by pushing a large, silver button. Manual wheelchairs are available at no additional cost at Visitor Services in Ware Commons on a first come, first served basis. President James Buchanan's Wheatland is accessible via the Wheatland driveway on the west side of the property. LancasterHistory has also installed an ADA accessible path and ramp to Wheatland from the Museum.

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Lancaster Science FactoryExperience the interactive, hands-on learning environment of the Lancaster Science Factory.The Science Factory is an active place and can be noisy, especially on busy days or when there are large groups. Sensory Sensitive backpacks are available to be checked out at the admission desk for FREE! All activities at the Science Factory are one ONE FLOOR.
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Northwest Lancaster County River TrailNorthwest Lancaster County River Trail is a 14-mile long recreational trail. This flat, paved trail that winds through beautiful cultural and natural heritage spaces. Start at one of six trailheads between Columbia and Falmouth.In accordance with 28 CFR § 35.137, the Northwest Lancaster County River Trail is available to individuals with a mobility disability.

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North Museum of Nature & ScienceSpark your child’s excitement and curiosity with a trip to the North Museum in Lancaster County, PA. Your family can explore engaging exhibits and fun, hands-on activities in an immersive informal learning environment. Now offering early education programming developed by certified teachers.The North Museum is 100% accessible in many, many ways. For those who have physical restrictions, all of the rooms are 100% wheelchair accessible, we have chairs placed all around the museum and wheelchairs for those who can not walk long distances. For the hearing impaired, most of our exhibits have beautifully written descriptions of what is in each exhibit and we have hearing devices for those seeing a planetarium show. Anyone that may learn better by touch or texture, have a learning delay, and so forth get to learn in a way that works for them because most of our museum is hands-on and we have activities, workshops, and group tours that we can cater to anyone!

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National Toy Train MuseumThe National Toy Train Museum in Strasburg, PA is owned and operated by the Train Collectors Association. The Museum collects, preserves and exhibits toy trains and is home to what is probably the world’s largest publicly exhibited collection of toy trains and accessories.The Museum is fully accessible and makes every attempt for all visitors to feel welcome. Our exhibits and Library are housed on one floor with no steps. Individuals who may require assistance should call the Museum ahead of time to discuss arrangements at (717) 687-8976.

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Painting with a TwistNo experience is needed to create your own masterpiece. We provide all painting supplies and artist instructions. No art experience is needed. Join a class or book a private party with us.Painting with a Twist is wheelchair accessible and we welcome our guests with disabilities. Artist will give individual attention to help each guest complete their painting.

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Railroad Museum of PennsylvaniaPennsylvania’s premier museum of railroad heritage, with an impressive, world-class collection of more than 100 historic locomotives and railroad cars on exhibit, along with many fascinating works of art and artifacts.The Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania welcomes all visitors and seeks to provide reasonable accommodations for those individuals in need of special assistance.

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Strasburg Rail RoadTake a ride on America's oldest operating railroad at Strasburg Rail Road. During the relaxing 45-minute train ride, you can soak in the scenery as you travel through Lancaster County’s picturesque farmland.Due to the historic nature of our railcars, Strasburg Rail Road’s passenger train does not meet current Americans with Disabilities Act standards with respect to accessibility. For individuals who use a wheelchair, a mobility device, or have difficulty navigating steps, we do have a mobile lift.

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Tiny TownTiny Town is a truly hands-on, interactive, play-based center where kids can explore 9 luxury playhouses with all the accessories. We provide a rich environment that stimulates children’s curiosity and creativity through play.We want ANY and ALL children and their caregivers to enjoy our town — no matter the ability. We have aimed to create a safe and fun place for all. All playhouses have wide open doors, and we have moved many accessories lower for easier access for all.

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Turkey Hill ExperienceThe Turkey Hill Experience features interactive exhibits allowing you to learn about dairy culture, the story of Turkey Hill Dairy and how the company's ice cream and iced tea flavors are selected and created. You will truly experience what it’s like to be a Turkey Hill Dairy ice cream maker for a day, including the opportunity to create your own virtual ice cream flavor.Turkey Hill Experience has completed the process of becoming a Certified Autism Center, which is a designation awarded by the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES) that demonstrates the organization's commitment to ensuring guests and families with children who have autism and sensory disorders have the best possible experience.

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For over 30 years the Darlington Family has offered a natural habitat and a lifetime of quality care and enrichment for displaced wolves and wolf-dogs. Educational tours are fun for children and adults of all ages, with a chance to view the wolves in their natural habitat and to learn about their behavior and biology.
The trails are natural grass, rocks, and dirt and the majority of the public tour is on a relatively flat surface. The length of the tour is approximately 1/8 of a mile (1/4 mile including the steep portion) and the pace is leisurely. There are plenty of benches and chairs around the sanctuary and in front of most of the packs on the tour.

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