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There's a lot of history in York, PA

If you get to the little shack across from the colonial homes, and the "Open" flag is out but the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jane W
Nashua, New Hampshire
Lots of history in the first capitol of the US!

The York County History Center is filled with interesting exhibits about colonial America and its... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Patricia H
York, Pennsylvania
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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...more
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250 E Market St, York, PA 17403-2013
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed seeing where the Articles of Confederation were signed. Very brave men and women. Enjoyed the artifacts in the old tavern, summer kitchen , etc

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you get to the little shack across from the colonial homes, and the "Open" flag is out but the place is locked, come back in 20.minutes. They are under-staffed. Admission was high but then you realize it includes entry to multiple venues so not...More

Thank Jane W
Reviewed 10 July 2018

The York County History Center is filled with interesting exhibits about colonial America and its industrial base. The Articles of Confederation were signed in York, and the area played a major role throughout the Revolutionary and Civil Wars. The museum also has a wealth of...More

1  Thank Patricia H
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately, due to the nice bike weather, we were not interested in staying indoors for hours. This wonderful museum has lots of artifacts to see and study. We will make this a priority stopover on a rainy day.

Thank Joseph N
Reviewed 8 February 2018

After a morning sweep through York Central Market, a block from the main square, we walked a couple blocks east on Market Street to see the main York History Museum. As two of the few patrons exploring the well designed galleries, we had nobody blocking...More

Thank Robert D
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

This place provides a perfect snapshot of the history of York’s industry and it does it in a kid-friendly and Dad-friendly way. Hands on stuff everywhere for the kids and really interesting factoids for the eager learners. The whole visit takes 1-2 hours and is...More

Thank JoshKleinfeld
Reviewed 17 October 2017

There were several large rooms to tour. They housed many large interesting items. There were even cars, and a trolley. We go the impression that some of the stations we suppose to have people showing you things. That would have been and added plus.

1  Thank OldBridgeTraveler
Reviewed 30 September 2017

A group of military veterans and wives/children toured the York History Center and found it was very enjoyable. Groups can have meals served in their large service room. There are various rooms in which to see old tools and farm equipment, old fire trucks and...More

Thank Seabee-Officer-11
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
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