June 13-16, 2018

Summer Institute

Summers at Landis Valley Village & Farm Museum are both educational and fun.  Take a trip and discover the historical treasures of Southeastern Pennsylvania.  Learn a new skill and unearth a passion for a craft or trade. Make some new friends with people from all over the country.  It's all here at Landis Valley this summer.

Check back soon for a complete listing of our classes.  In the meantime, we offer a variety of Winter/Spring classes.


Registration can be made by phone, e-mail, or online via Brown Paper Tickets, a fair trade ticketing company. Registrations  are recorded in order of arrival.  Some classes fill quickly, so please indicate a second choice. 

Times to Remember:  Breakfast:  8—9 AM.  Lunch:  12—1 PM.  Class times:  9 AM—12 PM; 1:30—4:30 PM.  Please note that prices quoted include a catered breakfast and lunch in the Yellow Barn each day for Institute participants.  If you choose to forgo the meals, please indicate this on you registration sheet.  With the new no-meals option, subtract $20 per day you are participating in Institute.

Dinner:  Institute participants are invited to dine in the Yellow Barn on Wednesday, June 21, at 5:30 PM.  Catered meal with music.  Institute participants are free; cost per additional guest is $10.  Please indicate guest count on order form.

Landis Valley Associates Membership:  Consider joining the Landis Valley Associates!  In addition to free daily admission, LVA members at levels up to Patron receive 5% off their Institute registration. Patron members and above receive 15% off registration.

Tuition Assistance:  Landis Valley also offers tuition assistance to high school juniors & seniors, college & graduate students, and museum professionals. Contact the museum for more information or to apply.

Cancellation Policy:  Registrations will be taken up until June 2. We reserve the right to cancel a class due to insufficient registration.  Students can make another choice or receive a full refund.  A letter confirming your registration will be mailed or e-mailed and will include a list of materials/tools you may need.

Students must be age 18 or older.

Note:  Individuals with disabilities who need special assistance or accommodation should call the museum at (717) 569-0401 in advance to discuss their needs.  PA TDD relay service is available at (800) 654-5984.

Landis Valley Associates is a registered charitable organization. The official registration and financial information of Landis Valley Village & Farm Museum may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll free within Pennsylvania, (800) 732-0999.  Registration does not imply endorsement.