President James Buchanan’s Wheatland 230 North President Ave, Lancaster PA 17603 Get Directions Phone 717-392-4633 Website View Website Hours Monday - Saturday: 10am – 3pm. Last tour begins at 3pm. Wheatland was the beloved home and retreat of James Buchanan, the 15th President of the United States, for 20 years – a time marked by great personal success and grave national turbulence. Buchanan developed a deep affection for Wheatland, enjoying “the comforts and tranquility of home” amid the “troubles, perplexities, and difficulties” of public life. The mansion also served as Democratic headquarters during the 1856 presidential campaign and he gave his first campaign address to townspeople gathered on the front lawn. Today, President James Buchanan’s Wheatland is owned, operated, and preserved by LancasterHistory. Tours of the presidential mansion are available Monday – Saturday, on the hour, from 10am – 3pm (last tour at 3pm). General admission tickets and more information about the mansion may be found at www.lancasterhistory.org. Visitors can also return during the holiday season to experience Yuletide at Wheatland, an annual, holiday-themed program and tour of the house.