Exceptions to Hours

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


The following operations of LancasterHistory (including President James Buchanan’s Wheatland) will have a change in hours on following upcoming dates:

  • CLOSED July 4 for Independence Day: All Operations Closed
  • CLOSED September 2 for Labor Day: All Operations Closed
  • PARTIAL CLOSING – November 17 – 22: President James Buchanan’s Wheatland will be closed to public tours. The mansion will reopen to tours on November 23. All operations will be open regular operating hours.
  • CLOSED November 28 for Thanksgiving: All Operations Closed
  • CLOSED December 24 for Christmas Eve: All Operations Closed
  • CLOSED December 25 for Christmas Day: All Operations Closed
  • Closed December 30 for New Year’s Eve: All Operations Closed

If you have questions about whether or not LancasterHistory is open on a specific day, we encourage you to call 717.392.4633, ext. 100 to speak with a Visitor Services Associate.