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Hans Herr House Museum

1849 Hans Herr Dr, Willow Street, PA 17584
(717) 464-4438
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Type: History Museums, Museums
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Type: History Museums, Museums
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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English first
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

What a neat place! We did the tour of both the Hans Herr house and the Indian Longhouse. Our tour guide was wonderful, and it was very interesting. I have to recommend the tour in at least 40-45 degrees, we froze outside and in here in November!!

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Edison, New Jersey
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85 reviews 85 reviews
39 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

The girls and I were staying in this area so we finally decided to check this place out. When we first pulled up, the lot was empty except for one other family. We walked into the gift shop to look around and to purchase our tickets. The gift shop was nothing special, but they sell very good hard candy. It... More 

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Stamford, CT
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85 reviews 85 reviews
42 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 via mobile

Our tour was just us and the museum director, and Becky was amazing. She taught us about the native Americans, the ways they lived, their relationships with the colonists. We watched them make flax into fiber. The house and the longhouse are both fascinating.

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Pottstown, Pennsylvania
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Very interesting piece of history here. Tour guide very knowledgeable. The price was good and the property very well kept.

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Top Contributor
129 reviews 129 reviews
90 attraction reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Awesome tour given by David. Very knowledgeable ,friendly, and spent extra time with guests. Was amazed at this old structure of 1719 Hans Herr House. Also the Longhouse tour. Don't miss both tours of the House & Museum and The Longhouse. With both it is a 90 minute tour. Well worth it! Nice gift shop too. My husband and I... More 

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Leola, Pennsylvania
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72 reviews 72 reviews
42 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

We went on a spring day and had the place to ourselves. The guides were informative and personal. We took our time and thoroughly enjoyed soaking up a little more historical information. We followed our tour with a picnic lunch on the beautiful grounds.

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Albany, New York
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39 reviews 39 reviews
10 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Very informative guide. Lots to see, a beautiful and interesting place. This will help tie together all of the threads of your visit to Lancaster - there is a lot to see and this is an interesting tour where you will not feel rushed.

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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52 reviews 52 reviews
16 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

I'm a native Lancastrian and descendent of the family, so I may be biased, but I love taking my kids to the Hans Herr House. I've been going there since I was a child and the displays are great. I plan to take them back this summer to see the new Native American house exhibit. The gift shop has nice... More 

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Akron, PA
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

I took my grandchildren to the Snitz Festival the other weekend. The children loved it! There was lots to see and do. Apple cider making....soap making....apple butter making...just to name a few ..how things were done in the old days. The staff all wore Colonial clothing. The Staff were friendly.....very personable....taking time to talk to the visitors. My grandchildren learned... More 

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Lake Grove
2 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

The tour was excellent and the grounds very nice to walk around. There are several free standing buildings and one main house. The inforation from the tour guide made you feel like you were reliving the moments.

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