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Landis Valley Museum

Closed Now: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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A "Must See" if you are coming to Lancaster County, PA.

Landis Valley Museum is more than just a recreated village. You will become part of the activities... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Alan B
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Very interesting and unique.

We very much enjoyed our visit to Landis Valley Museum. The property is extremely well maintained... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jerry S
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Relax and roam through the authentic crossroads village and farms of Landis Valley as you learn the rich history of the Pennsylvania Germans of Lancaster County. Comprised of over 40 buildings on 100 acres, the museum is the guardian of 65...more
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2451 Kissel Hill Rd, Lancaster, PA 17601-4809
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Landis Valley Museum is more than just a recreated village. You will become part of the activities that are taking place - depending on the season. The Landis Brothers collected a remarkable and extensive array of utensils representing early colonial America. Learn your history and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Alan B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We very much enjoyed our visit to Landis Valley Museum. The property is extremely well maintained and the structures, most of which, have been re-located to the village are very quaint. The people working at their "trade" are very well informed and seem to enjoy...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 4, 2019

We visited the Landis Valley Museum and had a great time learning how things were done in the past. The lady at the Tavern was so informative on the methods of cooking over the fire. Watched a gentlemen sewing a leather holder at the sexton...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 18, 2019

Traveled from MA to PA because my niece is interested in “old world” culture. We were very excited to see this listed as a thing to do. The whole place seemed abandoned. There wasn’t one person in period costume, not even the tour guide, nor...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank Mel T
George L, Public Relations Manager at Landis Valley Museum, responded to this reviewResponded April 19, 2019

Dear Mel, I'm so sorry that you were not satisfied with your experience. Our living history offerings are seasonal in nature and when we cannot schedule enough people to be in buildings, we have tour guides take visitors around to tell them about the history...More

Reviewed April 7, 2019

Landis Valley Museum is a vast property of over 100 acres with over 50 buildings and 100,000 artifacts (per the brochure -- I didn't count !). Some of the buildings are original, while some are reconstructed and some were moved from other local sites due...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 4, 2019

There is so much to see. We took our 15 year old grandson as part of his home schooling. We really had a wonderful day. This is history in a way that anyone, including teenager, can enjoy and learn from.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Judith F
Reviewed March 31, 2019 via mobile

Enjoyed a nice walk with family at Landis Valley Museum. Saw interesting artifacts, buildings, and animals. My grandson enjoyed horses, bulls, duck, & geese. Unable to see all the buildings since some we only on guided tour. We arrived at q1:15 & tour was at...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Dream06161513487
Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

Had a very nice visit. The grounds and buildings were well maintained. The staff, in their living history history portrayals, were extremely knowledgeable and friendly.

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank smpgav
Reviewed January 23, 2019

Landis Valley is tucked away in Amish Country and has so much to offer. The Landis family lived on the property and two brothers amassed a huge collection of PA Dutch artifacts. Their home is open for a guided tour as well as a tavern,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 28, 2018

We have been there several times, usually in the spring or summer and it is always a enjoyable visit. As my wife was born in one of the houses there ( She was a Landis) She enjoys seeing the structure and shares some of her...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Pamela E
May 29, 2018|
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12$ per adult not sure about the rest
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I don't think dogs are allowed, I'm sorry.
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I am not sure if there is a military discount, but they do have a website that would probably have that information.