A “Victorian Tea” & Tour
This is a year-round favorite for everyone who enjoys tea!
You will take a guided tour of our historic village, including the Victorian home of the Landis Brothers, founders of the museum. Then you’ll enjoy a “Victorian Tea” featuring herbal teas, homemade tea sandwiches, scones with Devonshire cream and lemon curd, and a lovely assortment of desserts. All this is served in our historic 1856 Landis Valley House Hotel.
A Penn Dutch Wine Tasting & Pairing with Cheese & Chocolate
Experience award-winning local wines of Pennsylvania’s Dutch Country Roads Region. Start your experience in our lovely Visitor Center Gallery with changing exhibits. Then view our award-winning video depicting the history of the Pennsylvania Germans. During this tour you will be given an overview of historic buildings in the Victorian village. Next you will visit one of our lovely buildings for a Wine Tasting with Cheese and Chocolate Pairing.
A local Lancaster County winery will offer 5 – 6 unique wines for you to taste. You will learn about the different types of wines and grapes and some of the wines’ history in this area. We promise not to be stingy with the wine!
We highly recommend you continue on your tour to our local winery where you’ll receive a tour and have the opportunity to taste more wines and to purchase some of the wines you have tasted.
“Privileged” Backstage Tours
Backstage Gardens Tour: Stroll through our many 1700s and 1800s herb, vegetable and flower gardens; learn about our nationally recognized Heirloom Seed Project and take a backstage tour through our Heirloom Seed building where we package the seeds and sell them all over the world, learn history and folklore about the importance of gardens to the lifestyle and health of early communities; save time for shopping at The Landis Valley Museum Store, and pick up a packet or two of our heirloom seeds for your own garden.
Historic Quilt Collection: You will have the unique privilege of feasting your eyes on Landis Valley’s assortment of quilts rarely seen by others. Our curator will also take you on a personal backstage tour of our Collections Gallery, filled with over 100,000 artifacts ranging from hand-carved animals and salt glazed pottery to tavern signs, carriages and the Conestoga wagons. (link to flyer)
Dolls and Toys: On this tour, you will get to enjoy seeing our doll collection and many old toys of yesteryear. You will also have the privilege of a personal, curator tour of the Collections Gallery as described above.
*“Backstage” tours also include a Guided tour through the historic village.
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