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Landis Valley Museum

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Address: 2451 Kissel Hill Rd., Lancaster, PA 17602
Phone Number: 717 569-0401
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: Children can discover a one-room school house, try their hands at...
Children can discover a one-room school house, try their hands at woodworking and mingle with lambs in this recreated 19th- century Pennsylvania Dutch village.
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Landis Valley well worth it!

Have nothing but a glowing review of this museum. Interesting exhibits. A good family experience. Easy parking. Good value all around.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 17, 2015
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Cheshire, Connecticut
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Cheshire, Connecticut
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Have nothing but a glowing review of this museum. Interesting exhibits. A good family experience. Easy parking. Good value all around.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Landis Valley Museum has kind of a mini-Williamsburg, VA vibe. Blacksmiths, wig shop, animals, herbs, store, fire hall rental.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Loved visiting the different structures and learning from the very knowledgeable craftsman. Fascinating to see the storage facility with the collection as well.

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Marietta, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Great place to go for something to do on a rainy day! Great location, and easy to find off of Oregon Pike.

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Key West, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

I went with mom last summer, we had a great day. There was an exhibit of wedding gowns from days gone by, really interesting to see how much things have changed. It's a beautiful property, country setting with heirloom gardens, black walnut trees and even some farm animals. It's nice to away from the city and traffic and really relax... More 

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Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

This is a great place for everyone - you get a very good appreciation for life in the 1860's. There are original buildings here along period buildings moved here to give the visitor a great overview of how things looked then. There are some volunteers staffing some buildings to give you an overview and answer questions. Allow 2-3 hours to... More 

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Allison Park, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Landis Valley Museum is a gem of a place and brings the agrarian settlement of the area by the Deutsch to life. Our guide was wonderful, giving us an overview of everyday life and explaining the origins of many customs during our tour of homes and other buildings. I especially enjoyed the 4 square German gardens and talking to a... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Good historical overview, more of country life in this area that specifically Amish. Yet well worth it nonetheless.

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New York City, New York
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

This was a very nice way to stroll and learn about the early settlers in Lancaster. I loved when the themed buildings had people dressed in period clothing and explained what their job would have been like back in the day. there was also a horse drawn wagon to take you for a lap around the property. It took about... More 

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Fox River Grove, IL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Though not a Lancaster top pick (for me), this museum is definitely worth a stop if your time permits. The interpreters provide information in various buildings; other locations are self touring. Good insight into life in Lancaster County in the 19th century.

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