Please join us on Sunday, 12 March as Landis Valley Village & Farm Museum celebrates Pennsylvania’s 342nd birthday with free admission. Pennsylvania was created when England’s King Charles II granted a charter to William Penn in 1681.
On this free Sunday, the museum opens at noon and closes at 4:00 pm. What can you do on this day of free admission? The following craft demonstrators will be on-site for the day:
- Leather work
- Brooms and woodcarving
- Hearth cooking
Docents will be staffing:
- The home of our founders, the Landis brothers
- The Village Store
Other buildings open include the historic Erisman House, the Landis Valley Hotel, the agriculture exhibit, the schoolhouse, the collection’s gallery, and more. In the Visitor Center exhibit gallery, we are featuring our special exhibition “Pennsylvania Germans: Their Lives Through Color.” A free scavenger hunt will be available for children at the Visitor Center. Our museum store will be open from noon to 4:00 pm, too.
Other sites in the Lancaster area along the Pennsylvania Trails of History celebrating the Commonwealth’s birthday with free admission include Ephrata Cloister, Cornwall Iron Furnace, and the Railroad Musuem of Pennsylvania. The State Musuem in Harrisburg will also be free and display Willaim Penn’s original charter. The charter will be on display until 1:00 pm on 17 March.
Please join us on this special day!