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Landis Valley Museum

Closed Now: 09:00 - 17:00
Open today: 09:00 - 17:00
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History in action with great gift shop

We have membership which can get our grandkids in with us. We all love the festivals, like harvest... read more

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donna b
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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
We go every summer

We moved to the Lancaster area in 2016 and toured this in 2017. We have taken relatives when they... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
VirginiaKay
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New Holland, Pennsylvania
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Relax and roam through the authentic crossroads village and farms of Landis Valley as you learn the rich history of the Pennsylvania Germans of Lancaster County. Comprised of over 40 buildings on 100 acres, the museum is the guardian of 65...more
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2451 Kissel Hill Rd, Lancaster, PA 17601-4809
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Reviewed yesterday

We have membership which can get our grandkids in with us. We all love the festivals, like harvest days. Our grandkids look forward to wagon rides, kid crafts during the events. Lots of crafts people demonstrate during the harvest days. Nice displays and friendly crafts...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We moved to the Lancaster area in 2016 and toured this in 2017. We have taken relatives when they come to visit. Good for 5 years old to 105!

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 28 October 2018

I visited on a Hands-On History Day and thoroughly enjoyed myself. There is a lot to see and the interpreters showed how the Pennsylvania German farmers lived many years ago. I spoke to the blacksmith and the tavern keeper. I also enjoyed an 1892-style lesson...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

I enjoyed a leisurely stroll through all the grounds. when you get your ticket, they give you a map and tell you which buildings are open to walk through or look into, and which have people doing stuff (barrel maker, leather worker, shop worker etc)...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 9 September 2018

This is an interesting and well maintained collection of old buildings, tools and other aspects of material culture from 19th century America. Most of the staff were very friendly and knowledgeable about their particular persona/craft. Unfortunately this museum is not dog friendly; in fact it...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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CynthiaK1434, Public Relations Manager at Landis Valley Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2018

There are many dog lovers that work at Landis Valley. Unfortunately, dogs are not allowed on the property due to the presence of our heritage breed livestock. We are sorry for any inconvenience you might have experienced upon arrival.

Reviewed 13 August 2018

I was a little disappointment I must admit. I had so looked forward to seeing this with my family. The buildings that are open and ones with guides are interesting, but there are so many buildings that you can not go into it seemed a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 9 August 2018

We visited on Hands On day August 6th. 15 minute move shown in ticket area was good. Movies gave good overview of the history of the area. Blacksmith shop was interesting. We realized and understand workers are volunteers for the most part some could have...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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CynthiaK1434, Public Relations Manager at Landis Valley Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2018

Thank you for visiting Landis Valley Museum!

Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Without a question a really interesting place to visit. You can see a compleatlybdifferent way lo live in the USA. People super friendly

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank anna c
Cynthia K, Public Relations Manager at Landis Valley Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Anna, thank you for including Landis Valley Museum in your travels. We are so glad that you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed 18 July 2018

Close to Sight and Sound Theater ("Jesus" is a phenomenal experience); also, not far from Troeg's Brewery in Hershey and Lancaster Brewing Company!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 14 July 2018

We visited this historic site during our visit to Lancaster, of course, on an incredibly hot day. That, in no way, is a criticism of Landis Valley Museum, as it can't control the weather. My suggestion is that you wish to visit here, try to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Cynthia K, Public Relations Manager at Landis Valley Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Thank you for visiting Landis Valley Museum. We are glad that you enjoyed your visit and managed to find a few opportunities to cool off in the heat!

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12$ per adult not sure about the rest
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I don't think dogs are allowed, I'm sorry.
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I am not sure if there is a military discount, but they do have a website that would probably have that information.
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