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Lancaster City Visitor Center

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Great place to start your visit

We stopped in here to get an idea of where to go and what to see. Lena was very helpful and even... read more

Reviewed August 13, 2018
Excellent guidance for my road trip through Lancaster County!

Please note that this is THE Lancaster City Visitor Center, NOT Discover Lancaster. I... read more

Reviewed July 31, 2018
Ann M
McMinnville, Tennessee
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Need help finding your way around town? Want to know more about Lancaster City? Stop into the brand new Lancaster City Visitor Center, where you can explore Lancaster City's history in our living gallery, use our digital kiosk to see what Lancaster...more
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38 Penn Square, Lancaster, PA 17603
+1 717-517-5718
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Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

So I love the information provide here! They have frames with pictures that talk about important historical people of this area! I actually did learn quite a bit and I have grown up in this area and didn't even know! It was fun to look...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 13, 2018

We stopped in here to get an idea of where to go and what to see. Lena was very helpful and even found us an excellent tour. (Red Rose Food and Walking tour). They also have a very cute display that gives a brief, but...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 31, 2018

Please note that this is THE Lancaster City Visitor Center, NOT Discover Lancaster. I entered during one of the recent downpours and was quickly greated by a very nice employee who answered my question, pulled out a driving map of Lancaster counter, marked the map,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Ann M
Reviewed July 23, 2018

If you want some key info to help make the most of your visit to downtown you definitely need to stop here. The center itself is only part of the story - the really good part is what you can learn from the staff. Make...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Bob G
Reviewed June 29, 2018

Wow! We went on the Lancaster History Walking tour on a very warm afternoon. Our tour guide, Mark F. was so enthused, friendly, informative and patient with all of our questions. We learned so much history and we have lived here for 25+ years!

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 24, 2018

The staff were energetic and attentive, but the information provided was the same as could be had in the hotel. The building was more interesting.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jim G
Reviewed June 23, 2018

The Center had really well done displays of local history, art, and quilts. The attendants were very informative and friendly.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed April 12, 2018

We stopped in just to see what's there. I don't even know what I was looking for. Turns out the assistance there told us everything we wanted to know. She was so friendly, unfortunately, I didn't catch her name.

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank Karen L
Reviewed March 31, 2018

A basic info center with lots of brochures and guides to the area. About a third of it is a nice history section that is worth visiting. It sit right on Penn Square with the great statue in the middle of the street.

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Robert S
Reviewed March 27, 2018

The person at the visitor center was a very enthusiastic ambassador for the city and surrounding area. She provided all the info we needed and made helpful recommendations.

Date of experience: March 2018
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