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Address: 250 East Market Street, York, PA 17403
Phone Number: 717-848-1587
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Description: The York County Heritage Trust has three museums, four historic sites and...
The York County Heritage Trust has three museums, four historic sites and a library and archives, all located in historic York, Pa. The Museums include the Agricultural & Industrial Museum, the Historical Society Museum, and the Fire Museum. Historic sites are the Colonial Complex, the Bonham House, and the Murals of York.
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York County Historical Trust

A GREAT place for the genealogist searching for ancestors in York county, PA. $8 to use library and an additional charge for the museum. Staff and volunteers are friendly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2015
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Parker, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

A GREAT place for the genealogist searching for ancestors in York county, PA. $8 to use library and an additional charge for the museum. Staff and volunteers are friendly, knowledgeable, and helpful! I found a lot of very useful information in my research and was very pleased with the results.

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York, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

I've gotten into a routine of coming downtown to the second Saturday program here and it's a real treat. You never know what you're going to get but its always good fun. Then a spin around the exhibits to see what's new. A good few hours.

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Wilmington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Great resource for searching ancestors from York county, PA. The staff were extremely helpful, the facilities were beautiful, and the documentation/system is well-organized. They have a cute gift shop and small bookstore. Parking can be provided if you ask at the desk.

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Bethlehem
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Very nice Museum with 2 floors of beautiful antiques and heritage items. Definitely a must for visitors of York,Pa. What was nice is clean rest rooms, a room to hang up your coats and an elevator/stairs choice. There is a lot to see and walk though. Very nice gift shops too on the main floor.

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Always served a great meal. We try to make it here when we visit York, PA. The staff is "always" pleasant!

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York, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

I often wonder how many York residents have never visited the historic sites? They are true gems. As a little girl I would visit with my dad from time to time and then as an adult I have been a volunteer, staff member and visitor. We took our friends from England to visit the museum and historic buildings when they... More 

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Marietta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

What a wonderful complex of museums. Your admission gets you into multiple locations. We visited the Agricultural and Industrial Museum, the History Museum, the Colonial Complex and the Fire Museum. All were unique and interesting. The children’s favorites were the Agricultural/Industrial and the Fire Museum. The agricultural/industrial museum had a plethora of really cool industrial equipment from York’s history, as... More 

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Broadway, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

The trust has four sites, we only had time for one. Wonderful Historical Society Museum. Especially good collection & presentation.

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York, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Discover the history of York County, Pennsylvania, at the York County Heritage Trust. One of the largest Genealogy Libraries in the area with staff to help you locate reference materials. A museum is located on premise. Other historical sites within walking distance.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Very crowded. No one to direct you for parking. Many displays block by vendors. Steamed shrimp were small and cold. Ray oysters tiny. Both overpriced. Will NEVER go back!

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Address: 250 East Market Street, York, PA 17403
Phone Number: 717-848-1587
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  York

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