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York County History Center

250 E Market St, York, PA 17403-2013
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York County History Center

I reviewed this wonderful center in my initial review. I must say again this is a wonderful... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2017
Patton, Pennsylvania
One of York attractions

No matter you live in York or visit York, this is a nice place to visit. People here are very... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2017
York, Pennsylvania
via mobile
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The York County History Center has three museums, four historic sites and a genealogy library and archives, all located in historic York, Pa. The Museums include the Agricultural & Industrial Museum, the Historical Society Museum, and the Fire Museum. Historic sites are the Colonial Complex, the Bonham House, and the Murals of York.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
250 E Market St, York, PA 17403-2013
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Reviewed 17 May 2017

I reviewed this wonderful center in my initial review. I must say again this is a wonderful informative tour that is a must see for anyone interested in historical facts.

2  Thank mmalloy321
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

No matter you live in York or visit York, this is a nice place to visit. People here are very friendly, knowledgeable and helpful. Pretty interior, it could host a small wedding. A lots of information. We were doing a historic project, so this place...More

2  Thank YJSmith
Reviewed 17 March 2017

What a great way to spend a day walking between all of the attractions. Nice special events and lectures.

2  Thank Starview
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I only moved here a year and a half ago and these museums provided many more reasons for me to want to call York County my new home. While all the museums and library are vastly informative the Agricultural and Industrial museum is my favorite...More

2  Thank 5,27,25,272
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Just happened to find this place while attending the Yorkfest Art show. This place details the industrial history of York. Lots of cars, steam engines and history. Really very interesting. Could have spend even more than the 3 hours that we did spend here.

2  Thank Babette1960
Reviewed 2 July 2016

We visited the YCHT to do some family history research and were VERY impressed with how well organized their research area is! The staff was extremely helpful. The cost was $8 per person, but once we realized how much they had to offer, we added...More

2  Thank TrekkerPlus
Reviewed 23 June 2016

As a family historian I have done research many times at the YCHT. There are times I still feel like a dear in the headlights there. There is just so much to look through it can be overwhelming especially to first timers. I would encourage...More

1  Thank Melissa F
Reviewed 5 June 2016

The heritage trust is sort of library, museum, genealogical hunting place. When you walk in you see the beautiful architecture of the building. The inside is massive and holds tons of information. I was looking for genealogical information and they had more than I ever...More

2  Thank Karin H
Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

great to take the tour and look back in time. but if you have a. end for a business meeting it could be leased to host a large group and have it catered. Fun time and unique atmosphere. you need a good meeting planner and...More

1  Thank TombstoneJoe
Reviewed 25 October 2015

I brought a visitor from Pittsburgh to see the history of my town, York PA. The museum at the Heritage Trust was great. Included in the price were tours of other attractions in York..the Bonham House, Golden Plough Tavern, General Gates house and the Colonial...More

3  Thank Bill V
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