Events: Family-Friendly

“Go At Your Own Pace” Saturday [September 2017]

Enjoy a “Go At Your Own Pace” tour of President James Buchanan’s Wheatland on Saturday, September 30. Guides will be stationed throughout the presidential mansion as you tour at your own pace. Tour entries every 15 minutes from 1-3pm. Ticket price also includes admission to the museum galleries at LancasterHistory.org.

To purchase tickets for a timed entry between 1-3pm, please click the link for tickets. Advanced reservations are recommended as tours often sell out and walk-in space is not guaranteed. Please check in at our main building at 230 N. President Avenue at least 15 minutes before your respective tour entry time.

(Regular, guided tours of mansion are still available on Saturday but only at 10am, 11am, and 12pm. To book one of these options, please visit https://lancasterhistory.checkfront.com/reserve.)

Tour Family-Friendly

September 30, 2017 230 North President Avenue, Lancaster, PA Tour Entries Every 15 Minutes from 1 - 3pm Adults $15 | Senior $13 | Student (11-17) $8 | Child Under 10 FREE

October African American Heritage Walking Tours

Learn about Lancaster’s abolitionists, Underground Railroad agents, religious leaders, and entrepreneurs as you visit 12 historical sites and properties with African American heritage. Tours are led by the African American Historical Society of South Central Pennsylvania.

Two tours will be offered on Saturday, October 7 at 11am and 2pm. Tours depart from the Lancaster City Visitor Center at 39 Penn Square in Lancaster. Tours are safe & easy, and take 60-90 minutes. Comfortable walking shoes and weather appropriate clothes are recommended.

No reservations needed. Tickets available only at the Lancaster City Visitor Center on tour days. For more information, please contact Randy Harris (717) 808-2941 or Leroy Hopkins (717) 224-7030.

Off-Site Event Outdoor Tour Family-Friendly

October 7, 2017 38 Penn Square, Lancaster, PA 11am & 2pm Adults $8 | Youth (6-18) $2 | Other Price Points Available

“Go At Your Own Pace” Saturday [October 2017]

Enjoy a “Go At Your Own Pace” tour of President James Buchanan’s Wheatland on Saturday, October 28. Guides will be stationed throughout the presidential mansion as you tour at your own pace. Tour entries every 15 minutes from 1-3pm. Ticket price also includes admission to the museum galleries at LancasterHistory.org.

To purchase tickets for a timed entry between 1-3pm, please click the link for tickets. Advanced reservations are recommended as tours often sell out and walk-in space is not guaranteed. Please check in at our main building at 230 N. President Avenue at least 15 minutes before your respective tour entry time.

(Regular, guided tours of mansion are still available on Saturday but only at 10am, 11am, and 12pm. To book one of these options, please visit https://lancasterhistory.checkfront.com/reserve.)

Tour Family-Friendly

October 28, 2017 230 North President Avenue, Lancaster, PA Tour Entries Every 15 Minutes from 1 - 3pm Adults $15 | Senior $13 | Student (11-17) $8 | Child Under 10 FREE

The Extraordinary Give

The Extraordinary Give, Lancaster County’s largest day of online giving, returns on November 17, 2017. From 12 midnight to 11:59 PM, every dollar donated will be stretched by at least $500,000 from the Lancaster County Community Foundation, Rodgers & Associates, the S. Dale High Family Foundation, and more generous sponsors!

LancasterHistory.org is once again participating in the Extraordinary Give. Stay tuned for more day-of information and events, including our specific donation link! Have questions about donating during the Extraordinary Give, visit this helpful Rules & FAQ page.

The Extraordinary Give takes place November 17, 2017.

Off-Site Event Family-Friendly Explore & Celebrate

November 17, 2017 Online All Day