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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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Had a very nice visit. The grounds and buildings were well maintained. The staff, in their living... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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Excellent tour guide highlighting local history

Landis Valley is tucked away in Amish Country and has so much to offer. The Landis family lived on... read more

Reviewed January 23, 2019
Willow Street, Pennsylvania, United States
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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 5 days ago 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
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
Thank Greg P
Reviewed December 9, 2018

We have membership which can get our grandkids in with us. We all love the festivals, like harvest days. Our grandkids look forward to wagon rides, kid crafts during the events. Lots of crafts people demonstrate during the harvest days. Nice displays and friendly crafts...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

We moved to the Lancaster area in 2016 and toured this in 2017. We have taken relatives when they come to visit. Good for 5 years old to 105!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank VirginiaKay
Reviewed October 28, 2018

I visited on a Hands-On History Day and thoroughly enjoyed myself. There is a lot to see and the interpreters showed how the Pennsylvania German farmers lived many years ago. I spoke to the blacksmith and the tavern keeper. I also enjoyed an 1892-style lesson...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Robert D
Reviewed October 2, 2018

I enjoyed a leisurely stroll through all the grounds. when you get your ticket, they give you a map and tell you which buildings are open to walk through or look into, and which have people doing stuff (barrel maker, leather worker, shop worker etc)...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 9, 2018

This is an interesting and well maintained collection of old buildings, tools and other aspects of material culture from 19th century America. Most of the staff were very friendly and knowledgeable about their particular persona/craft. Unfortunately this museum is not dog friendly; in fact it...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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CynthiaK1434, Public Relations Manager at Landis Valley Museum, responded to this reviewResponded September 27, 2018

There are many dog lovers that work at Landis Valley. Unfortunately, dogs are not allowed on the property due to the presence of our heritage breed livestock. We are sorry for any inconvenience you might have experienced upon arrival.

Reviewed August 13, 2018

I was a little disappointment I must admit. I had so looked forward to seeing this with my family. The buildings that are open and ones with guides are interesting, but there are so many buildings that you can not go into it seemed a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 8, 2018

We visited on Hands On day August 6th. 15 minute move shown in ticket area was good. Movies gave good overview of the history of the area. Blacksmith shop was interesting. We realized and understand workers are volunteers for the most part some could have...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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CynthiaK1434, Public Relations Manager at Landis Valley Museum, responded to this reviewResponded September 27, 2018

Thank you for visiting Landis Valley Museum!

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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.