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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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Hours:
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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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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
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Fox River Grove, IL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

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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Belle Vernon, PA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

It is a lovely setting and we enjoyed our visit, but MANY of the buildings were not open for us to view which was very disappointing. When we paid the entrance fee, we were not offered a tour with a guide - we would have paid extra for that if it meant we could view the buildings. Later on we... More 

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Puyallup, Washington
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60 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Great stop to see what life was like in the Lancaster Valley for early settlers to the area. Lots to see. On the downside our tour guide couldn't have been less interested in showing us around. Get there early as the "actors' leave at 3pm and maybe the guides are more fresh.

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Lancaster, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Just a nice place to learn about the old time way of doing things. Stroll along on a nice day and visit blacksmiths, etc. Kids can run around and enjoy it also. Parking is right there so it's not a long walk. Hands on House is beside it on the other end of the parking lot for the really little... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Just such a quaint, peaceful, lovely place. I love the gift shop. I buy a cook book at every visit. There is nothing like the horse drawn buggy ride throughout the gorgeous grounds.

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

School classes and families alike will enjoy their time here. There are demonstrations, buildings to explore, and animals to pet.

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Lititz, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

It's really quite fascinating to see the humongous equipment that was used in fields years ago and because so much of Lancaster is Amish Country, that same equipment is still used today. They work so hard but produce such amazing veggies and fruits. We are fortunate in this area to have tons of all natural fruit and veggie stands. I... More 

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New Port Richey, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

There was a Summer Institute going on so many of the presenters were not there and some buildings were closed but they let us in for half price to compensate which was fair. It is a cool place and there is a lot to look at and read about. We loved the wagon ride around the place.

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Manchester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

my friends had their wedding in the yellow barn it was soo pretty and everything was as it should have been nothing went wrong great great great

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Excellent film and guided tour. Each building had craftsmen dressed in period clothing and explaining their trade. It was a wonderful way to learn about the history of the Pensylvania Dutch. I especially enjoyed all the different items available for display.

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Additional Information about Landis Valley Museum

Address: 2451 Kissel Hill Rd., Lancaster, PA 17602
Phone Number: 717 569-0401
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  Lancaster
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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