Exceptions to Hours

Learn when LancasterHistory.org, including President James Buchanan’s Wheatland, will be closed due to special events, holidays, or inclement weather.


All operations of LancasterHistory.org (including President James Buchanan’s Wheatland) will be closed on the following upcoming dates:

  • Thursday, November 23, 2017 (Thanksgiving)
  • Monday, December 25, 2017 (Christmas Day)
  • Monday, January 1, 2018 (New Year’s Day) – Friday, January 12, 2018

President James Buchanan’s Wheatland will be closed to the public from November 13 – 18, 2017 in preparation for Yuletide at Wheatland. There will be no tours available during this time period.

The Library, Archives, and Administrative Offices of LancasterHistory.org will be closed Tuesday, December 26, 2017. President James Buchanan’s Wheatland and the Museum Store will be open.


If you have questions about whether or not LancasterHistory.org is open on a specific day, we encourage you to call (717) 392-4633 to speak with a Visitor Services Associate.