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 County Food Tours

"Kumme Esse" is come eat in Pennsylvania Dutch. Join us to taste the best of Lancaster City.

Lancaster Newspapers Museum

Glass-enclosed, self-guided display that traces the evolution of how newspapers served people from earliest times

Lancaster Public Library

Providing library service in Lancaster for over 250 years.

Lancaster Science Factory

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

Lancaster Virtual Reality Lounge

Virtual reality arcade. Retro games. Birthday parties. Corporate events. Team building. Fundraisers. We'll even bring VR to you.

LancasterHistory

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

LancasterHistory.org

Our ten-acre Campus of History features the historic grounds and gardens of President James Buchanan's Wheatland, the Louise Arnold Tanger…

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.