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Heritage Center Museum of Lancaster County [PA]

The Heritage Center Museum of Lancaster County presents the history of life in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. The museum collection focus is the decorative arts used throughout Lancaster residences. The museum is housed within the 1790s former city hall and Masonic Lodge No. 43. The city hall served as the state capitol building between 1799 and 1812.

The museum offers exhibits, guided tours, an exhibit tour and activity program for students, 45- to 60-minute outreach presentations for students, a self-guided walking tour of Lancaster for students, traveling trunks, teacher professional development workshops, and summer camps. All groups interested in a guided tour must call ahead. Student educational opportunities are curriculum-based.