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Hours Open:
9:30-5pm (Wheatland 10am-3pm)
9:30-5pm (Wheatland 10am-3pm)
9:30-5pm (Wheatland 10am-3pm)
9:30-5pm (Wheatland 10am-3pm)
9:30-5pm (Wheatland 10am-3pm)
9:30-5pm (Wheatland 10am-3pm)
Contact owner is your comprehensive history center for Lancaster County history! At, you can…:

  • Take a guided tour of Wheatland, home of 15th US President James Buchanan
  • Stroll the Louise Arnold Tanger Arboretum and the American Conifer Society Dwarf Conifer Reference Garden
  • Take in the Exhibition Galleries, featuring the newest exhibition, FREEDOM: “to secure the Blessings of Liberty”
  • Tap into the expertise of our staff, who together have more than 100 years of experience in genealogy, Lancaster County history, and scholarly research
  • Take a piece of history home with you when you shop at The Museum Store
  • Attend one of our many events, many of which are low cost, free, or kid-friendly.


We encourage those interested in visiting to check our hours and also visit our website to view any upcoming closings, particularly around the holidays.

Travel Advice for Visitors in November 2018: President James Buchanan’s Wheatland closes for approximately one week before Thanksgiving to prepare for Yuletide at Wheatland. Please check our Hours & Admission webpage to plan your visit around this closing.


NARM Members receive the following benefits at free General Admission* (includes a guided tour of Wheatland and admission to our exhibition galleries), free admission to the Research Library, and 10% off your purchase in The Museum Store. NARM members do not receive the full roster of membership benefits; only the NARM membership benefits. To enjoy full membership benefits, we encourage you to join our organization as a member.

(*Except for special programs such as Yuletide at Wheatland and other ticketed events.)

Our organization’s definition of a Family Membership is for two (2) adults or two (2) seniors 65+ and children living at the same residence.

If you have any questions about visiting or using your NARM benefits at, please call Emily Miller, Marketing & Development Officer, at 717-392-4633 ext. 133 or by email at [email protected].


For help in planning your visit to and learn more about our facility’s accessibility, please visit our FAQ webpage on our website.