secthead Visit

Visiting on July 4, 2017, including President James Buchanan's Wheatland, will be open on Tuesday, July 4, 2017. Tours of Wheatland are available, on the hour, from 10am to 3pm. Advanced reservations highly recommended due to expected increased visitor traffic. The exhibition galleries and Museum Store will be open. The Research Library, Archives, and Administrative Offices will be closed. If you have any questions, please call (717) 392-4633. Thank you!

Visit's Research Library

stock coleyrarebookroom round's Research Library is a research facility of genealogical and local history materials. Containing over 15,000 volumes, the collection also includes maps, family files, subject information files, microfilm, and CDs. A wide variety of manuscript documents, Lancaster County records and Lancaster City records are also available for research through our Archives and over 70,000 photographs are available in our Photograph Collection.

The Research Library is located inside the headquarters of on The Campus of History which is located at the intersection of Marietta and North President Avenues in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. There is ample off-street parking available. The grounds also feature President James Buchanan's Wheatland, Wheatland's Gardens and the popular Tanger Arboretum, which features more than 100 species of trees from around the world.


Hours of Operation



Admission to the Research Library is available only at-door. Prices for admission seen below.

2017 Admission Prices

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