The Campus of History is located just west of the City of Lancaster at the intersection of Marietta and North President Avenues. There is ample off-street parking available.
Our ten-acre Campus of History features:
President James Buchanan's Wheatland
Museum Store, Research Library, Exhibit Galleries
Louise Arnold Tanger Arboretum
|2014 REGULAR ADMISSION PRICES:||Adults||Seniors (65+)||Students (11-17)|
|Wheatland & Galleries (A Popular Choice!)||$15.00||$13.00||$7.00|
|Research Library & Galleries||$12.00||$10.00||FREE|
|Wheatland & Library & Galleries||$20.00||$16.00||$10.00|
Special Family Pricing and Multi-Day Pricing may be available. Please call for more information or to register using these special pricing options.
We invite you to stop by our museum store and gallery at 4 W. King Street, in Lancaster, PA. The store carries locally made contemporary and folk art and seasonal items.
The latest exhibit in the gallery, Welcome to Jacob Eichholtz's Lancaster, features portraits of Lancastrians in the first decades of the nineteenth century that were painted by Jacob Eichholtz.
The gallery and retail space at LancasterHistory On the Square are open Tuesday through Saturday, 10am - 4pm.
While this historic site is not currently open to the public, visitors may get a glimpse of a part of the inside of the building and view the interpretive panels which are located in the Vine Street Entrance Lobby of the Lancaster County Convention Center
Because the world is a bucketful of questions. And someone's gotta answer them
While working with the object collections of LancasterHistory.org we come across many questions. Visit here to see some of the more unusual stories that we have uncovered.
The staff and volunteers of the Archives Department at LancasterHistory.org never know what they'll find when working on the documents and records in the collections. Fortunately, when they do discover something noteworthy they are very willing to share!
Because pictures are worth a thousand words, but sometimes they need an interpreter.
You know that cliché about a picture being worth a thousand words? Ok, well, imagine the stories going on in my head after cataloging several hundred photos every single day!
One Young Lady, One Old House, Two Hundred Years of History
I’m Jennifer Walton, Museum Associate at President James Buchanan's Wheatland, and I love an old President and his old house! Over the past six years, I’ve learned quite a lot about both, and I would love to share it with you!