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1120 Marietta Ave, Lancaster, PA 17603-2550
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Excellent job of preserving history

The folks at the historic society in Lancaster have done a great job of preserving history with... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Dover, Delaware
Beautiful building and grounds

I feel less than genuine writing the review because we only walked around the property. We wanted... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Turner S
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Costumed guides conduct tours of the historic mansion of the 15th President of the United States, James Buchanan.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
1120 Marietta Ave, Lancaster, PA 17603-2550
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The folks at the historic society in Lancaster have done a great job of preserving history with Wheatland. With the exception of one bed everything in the house is from the life and times of President Buchanan. Even if you are remotely interested in American...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I feel less than genuine writing the review because we only walked around the property. We wanted some good fall pictures and Wheatland delivered on that. Beautiful grounds with plenty of great trees. The neighborhood was pretty as well, in particular a building on the...More

Thank Turner S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the architecture, grounds, location of this house, tour was wonderful, worth the visit. The story of the niece is far more interesting, the design authentic, often go when I have guests visiting....

Thank David A
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the house and the museum with our grandchildren. They found it to be as interesting as we did. I really enjoyed my visit there.

Thank lwmiller1019
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While in Lancaster we visited the home of former president James Buchanan. The building is very well preserved. You get the opportunity to view every room while in some historic tours only select rooms are available. The male guide was dressed in 1800's gentlemen garb....More

Thank Frank E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been here at least three times over my lifetime, but my Husband is from another County and had never been there before. We both really enjoyed the tour this time, they have made several changes to the tour over the years and it...More

Thank Patricia Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Home of U.S. President, before the time of Presidential Libraries. Gives a very good review of his personal life and government service.

1  Thank petec525
Reviewed 4 October 2017

I love to see historic things and this place was full of it. Buchanan is a president i do not know much about and seeing his house, and learning that he used his own desk in the white house rather than one of theirs, or...More

2  Thank wizlucy
Reviewed 1 October 2017

We occasionally like to take a day to visit some new place within a day's travel of our home in Bucks County, PA. we've done Gettysburg; New Castle, DE; Pine Creek Gorge, the Grand Canyon of Pennsylvania; and the Lakota Wolf Preserve in Columbia, NJ....More

Thank 40n75w
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

It was worth the time. Tour guide was very knowledgeable, he made it very interesting. It is one hour tour. Place is kept very clean

Thank Vaishali H
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Response from Markiana P | Property representative |
Hello, You may call the Visitor Services Center here at LHO and our receptionist can further assist you with your reservation and payment.
10 December 2016|
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Response from Markiana P | Property representative |
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