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Heritage Center Museum of Lancaster County - CLOSED

5 W King St, Lancaster, PA 17603-3813
+1 717-299-6440
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Road trip

Exploring Lancaster- without an agenda. We came across Heritage Museum. Hidden gem within... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2017
Jennifer F
via mobile
Lots of information about the Amish

This museum was full of exhibits about the Amish. I was able to learn about culture and even touch... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2013
wendy h
Ohio City, Ohio
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A museum featuring art and artifacts made by the people of Lancaster including the Amish.
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8 Apr 2017
“Road trip ”
26 Sep 2013
“Lots of information about the Amish”
5 W King St, Lancaster, PA 17603-3813
+1 717-299-6440
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Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Exploring Lancaster- without an agenda. We came across Heritage Museum. Hidden gem within warehouse of unique vendors. Mike our print expert- was very knowledgeable and engaged our kids 11,11, 13. We learned historic information, and history of where some classic phrases come from.

1  Thank Jennifer F
Reviewed 27 September 2013

This museum was full of exhibits about the Amish. I was able to learn about culture and even touch some artifacts. It is right across from the central market and they don't charge a price for admission however they strongly recommend you give a donation...More

Thank wendy h
Reviewed 16 December 2012

This museum's web site claims the Heritage Center Museum is now closed. It seems unclear whether it will re-open. I would check the web site at LancasterCountyHistory,org, where the museum's collections have been moved. My remarks are filled in only to complete this form. They...More

3  Thank Scion
Reviewed 27 August 2011

Really a nice museum in a great location I think it has an elevator to get to upper floors.

2  Thank lyttle6
Reviewed 8 July 2011

This very nice small museum tells an interesting story of the area and people who live here. Beautiful artifacts. There is a $5 charge for the museum, $4.50 senior. They are no longer on King St. in Lancaster, but off Route 30 across the street...More

3  Thank Pnemiller
Reviewed 29 August 2010

The Heritage Center Museum collects, preserves, and interprets Lancaster County Pennsylvania's history and decorative arts. From its exhibits and collections, see the visual works that decorated the homes and reflected the lives of the people who have called Lancaster County home through the years. Each...More

1  Thank Charlestonnext
Reviewed 21 November 2009

The museum is next to Market Place and connected to the visitor center. Got lots of info here as to best places to visit. There is book you can buy for $1 and take a walking tour of some interesting homes, churches and businesses. I...More

2  Thank NowataOKDenise
Reviewed 28 July 2009

We happened by the Heritage Center Museum, which is located next door to the Central Market. The museum is free, but there is a suggested donation of $2 per person. The second floor interactively exhibited Amish life, including Amish wooden toys, Pennsylvania Dutch language, Amish...More

1  Thank everfair
Reviewed 19 July 2009

This is a great place to check out that gives you a nice overview of some of the things in the areas history. You don't need more than an hour to walk around the building. The printing press on the top floor is nice to...More

1  Thank Dand978
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