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Wheatland

1120 Marietta Ave, Lancaster, PA 17603-2550
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Great tour! Learned alot.

We refer to ourselves as "history geeks!" So when I was planning our second trip to Gettysburg, I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
napatree
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Rhode Island
Excellent tribute to a misunderstood President

The beautifully preserved home of our 15th president helped us to understand more about this often... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
rpl170192016
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Maryland, New York
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Costumed guides conduct tours of the historic mansion of the 15th President of the United States, James Buchanan.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1120 Marietta Ave, Lancaster, PA 17603-2550
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We refer to ourselves as "history geeks!" So when I was planning our second trip to Gettysburg, I came across this attraction while browsing Trip Advisor. We stopped here on our way home and so glad we did. Our tour guide was dressed in period...More

1  Thank napatree
Reviewed 1 week ago

The beautifully preserved home of our 15th president helped us to understand more about this often neglected and sad figure in our history. The guide was very knowledgeable and helpful, and we compared notes with the site I work with in New York. Well worth...More

Thank rpl170192016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided to tour Wheatland and really enjoyed learning about where our 15th President, James Buchanan, lived. I would highly suggest that a tour of Wheatland be on the top of one's list when visiting Lancaster. You will enjoy both the home tour as well...More

Thank lovefoxnews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We knew little about James Buchanan and decided to visit Wheatland on our family vacation. The house tour was informative, while the house itself was nicely restored. The tour guide shared interesting facts about Buchanan and overall we were happy to have learned more about...More

Thank JeaZas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The home of the 15th US president James Buccanon . Excellent tour very knowledgeable tour guide period clothing. Beautiful house and location. Museum also on location plenty of parking

Thank dbc59
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with my sister in law she took a long tour of the facility. Due to a disability I was unable to go on the tour. I didn't joy looking around and library gift shop and the front lobby. The front of the newest...More

Thank Bette E
Markiana P, Visitor Services Assoc. at Wheatland, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your recent visit and for taking the time to leave a review of your experience here with us!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were greeted by a gentleman in full 18th century dress. Very smart. His knowledge of the history and the Buchanan personality gave one a deeper insight as to what went on at this period prior to the Civil war. He noted that Buchanan was...More

Thank Burcottguy
Markiana P, Visitor Service Assoc. at Wheatland, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your in depth review of Wheatland. We are thrilled to know that you enjoyed your visit with us!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

OK I never really knew anything about James Buchanan, the 15th president of the USA, and really only visited because we were looking for something to do when we were in Lankaster. But I'm glad we did. Not only was it fascinating to find out...More

2  Thank GJC1959
Markiana P, Visitor Service Assoc. at Wheatland, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting Wheatland and the Campus of History, we are thrilled to know that you had a great visit and we'd like you to consider coming back for our Holiday Special beginning in November 2017!

Reviewed 14 August 2017

When traveling through Lancaster, we found that our travels took us by here quite unexpectedly. We were glad as this was a very nice place to visit. Worth the stop. Friendly folks to greet you and answer your questions.

Thank Vicki A
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We had a large group so the tour took about 1 1/2 hours. There were lots of questions and the guide was very knowledgeable. I could have stayed all day to listen to the stories. Unlike many historic homes that limit you to a rope...More

1  Thank Roseann_F
Markiana P, Visitor Service Assoc. at Wheatland, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting James Buchanan's Wheatland! We are happy to know that you enjoyed your visit!

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saramay
25 February 2017|
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Response from Markiana P | Property representative |
Hello, You may call the Visitor Services Center here at LHO and our receptionist can further assist you with your reservation and payment.
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carsleys
10 December 2016|
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Response from Markiana P | Property representative |
Hello! I am a representative of LancasterHistory,org. Please see my answers below to your questions. 1. What days are they open and what hours between now and the end of December? The main building at LancasterHistory,org... More
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