Attractions & Activities

The City of Lancaster is never short on exciting attractions for people of all ages.

We offer a delightful assortment of almost 300 boutiques, restaurants, art galleries, entertainment and cultural venues. Downtown Lancaster also boasts an incredibly rich heritage to be experienced at our many museums, churches and historic buildings.

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Lancaster Science Factory

Experience the hands-on, interactive learning experience of The Lancaster Science Factory, where children of all ages will discover that Science…

LancasterHistory

LancasterHistory is an award-winning, local history museum with exhibitions, tours of President James Buchanan’s Wheatland, a Research Center, a Museum…

Living Gallery

Visit the Living Gallery inside the Lancaster City Visitor Center to get a unique overview of the history of Lancaster!

Long’s Park

Long’s Park's outdoor amenities include picnic pavilions, a petting farm, children’s playgrounds, and a three-acre, spring fed lake, tennis courts…

Musser Park

Musser Park includes large grass area and playground and is in close proximity to the Lancaster Museum of Art.

North Museum of Nature & Science

Voted Lancaster's Best Museum, the North Museum inspires curiosity about the worlds of natural history and science. Meet the residents…

North Museum of Nature and Science

Voted Lancaster's Best Museum, the North Museum inspires curiosity about the worlds of natural history and science. Meet the residents…

Pottery Works

Creativity for everyone, activities for all ages

President James Buchanan’s Wheatland

Wheatland was the beloved home and retreat of President James Buchanan for 20 years - a time marked by great…

REology Studio

REology is a creative event space, workshop studio, and retail idea shop with exciting repurposed and unique finds.

Reservoir Park

Reservoir Park amenities include a street hockey rink, large grass area, basketball courts and pavilion.

Rodney Park

Newly renovated Rodney Park include splash pool, playground and public art installation Dancing Arches.

Sixth Ward Park

Newly renovated Sixth Ward Park includes basketball courts, playground, pavilion and splash pool.

The Culinary Classroom

Spend an evening learning, laughing, and enhancing your culinary skills.

Tiny Town

Tiny Town is Lancaster’s most unique indoor play place for children!