Welcome to Landis Valley Village & Farm Museum!

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We are a living history village and farm, that collects, preserves and interprets the history and material culture of the Pennsylvania German rural community from 1740 to 1940. Landis Valley Museum's richly layered story is the history of an early Pennsylvania German settlement, an unusual farm family and the ongoing creation and exploration of a wonderfully diverse collection of artifacts. When brothers Henry Kinzer Landis (1865 - 1955) and George Diller Landis (1867 - 1954) opened the museum in 1925 at their Landis Valley residence, the area had been a small Pennsylvania German settlement since the mid 1800s. Expanded to its current size, we now invite visitors to experience the 18th and 19th century village and farm life in Lancaster County, PA all in one visit.



Happenings at Landis Valley


Every Sunday in September

September "Ice Cream" Sundays


October 11 & 12

Harvest Days


November 8 & 9

Landis Valley Museum Store Holiday Open House


December 3

"Days of the Belsnickel"
Dinner Tour


December 6 & 7

Country Christmas Village


December 13

"Days of the Belsnickel"
Lunch Tour


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