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Wheatland

1120 Marietta Ave, Lancaster, PA 17603-2550
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Interesting historical perspective

Really enjoyed our tour of James Buchanan's mansion - guide was very informative and the setting is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sheila S
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Most enjoyable Presidential Home tour ever!

Never thought I'd ever visit the home of President James Buchanan, but was glad I did. We entered... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Bibliotekr
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Severn, Maryland
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Costumed guides conduct tours of the historic mansion of the 15th President of the United States, James Buchanan.
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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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1120 Marietta Ave, Lancaster, PA 17603-2550
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really enjoyed our tour of James Buchanan's mansion - guide was very informative and the setting is lovely. There is short documentary film and additional exhibits you can view in the museum building while waiting for your tour to begin. And the grounds are beautiful!...More

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Cindy W, Visitor Services Associate at Wheatland, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review our Museum. We Welcome your comments about James Buchanan Mansion and Grounds.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Never thought I'd ever visit the home of President James Buchanan, but was glad I did. We entered at the Lancaster History.org building to buy the tickets which were $15 for adult. If that adult is a veteran, it's free. There is plenty of parking...More

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Cindy W, Visitor Services Associate at Wheatland, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review James Buchanan's Wheatland. We are glad you enjoyed the home and the grounds.

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Reviewed May 4, 2018 via mobile

I didn't know much about Buchanan prior to this tour, but discovered he was a complex man and that likely anyone in the office at that time would have struggled. They have done an amazing job preserving his house, with many original items. Unlike other...More

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Cindy W, Visitor Services Associate at Wheatland, responded to this reviewResponded May 5, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review Wheatland. We are glad you enjoyed the home and grounds.

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Reviewed April 28, 2018

Excellent costumed volunteer tour guide gave an excellent tour of this beautifully restored property of President Buchanan, generally regarded as one of our worst presidents--but he led the country at a most difficult time.

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Cindy W, Visitor Services Associate at Wheatland, responded to this reviewResponded May 1, 2018

Thank you for your feedback. We are happy you enjoyed the Wheatland Tour.

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Reviewed April 22, 2018

Let me preface this with the knowledge and competence of the museum's tour guide, whose stories were both interesting and informative, making this a good experience. The house contains many artifacts that traveled from Buchanan's home to the White House and back. The grounds look...More

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Cindy W, Visitor Services Associate at Wheatland, responded to this reviewResponded April 23, 2018

We are glad you made the visit to LancasterHistory.org. Thank you for your positive remarks about the grounds and Wheatland.

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Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

We had nothing to do on a Saturday and decided to visit the President Buchanon home of Wheatland. It was a awesome experience. We were able to take photos of the inside, outside, and watch a reinactment. The fee to tour was $15 a person...More

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Cindy W, Vistors Services Associate at Wheatland, responded to this reviewResponded April 13, 2018

Thank you for your recent visit to Wheatland. We are glad you had a great visit to our site.

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Reviewed April 2, 2018

What a lovely home, filled with numerous original items from this President's life. You will enjoy the setting of this house, it's very easy to get to and will learn a lot about James Buchanan. However, the volunteer tour guide named Tom was most unpleasant....More

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Reviewed March 20, 2018

Great look into the life and home of James Buchanan. Guide was excellent and very knowledgeable. Would recommend for those with an interest in US history. A lot of information in a 2 hour tour.

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Cindy W, Visitors Services Associate at Wheatland, responded to this reviewResponded March 22, 2018

Thank you for your response to your recent visit. We are glad you enjoyed your tour.

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Reviewed March 15, 2018 via mobile

A very cold day and with some spare while visiting family nearby, we saw an article in the Reading Eagle about guided tours at President Buchanan’s home. If we ever knew about this President it was long forgotten A fascinating one term President who was...More

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Cindy W, Visitors Services Associate at Wheatland, responded to this reviewResponded March 19, 2018

Thank you for visiting LancasterHistory.org. We appreciate your great response to the tour.

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Reviewed February 26, 2018

My wife and I visited here recently on a rainy Saturday afternoon. We enjoyed it very much. The museum is very nice and President Buchanon's home is beautiful. The tour guide was very knowledgeable.

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Cindy W, Visitors Services Associate at Wheatland, responded to this reviewResponded February 28, 2018

We are glad you stopped in for a visit. Thank you for taking the time to review our Museum.

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saramay
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Hello! I am a representative of LancasterHistory,org. Please see my answers below to your questions. 1. What days are they open and what hours between now and the end of December? The main building at LancasterHistory,org... More
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