Visit the 1719 Herr House & Museum

OpenĀ Fridays & Saturdays from 10 am to 4 pm.

Field Trips can be scheduled on Thursdays by contacting Tiffany Fisk at 717.464.4438 or

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Please observe social distancing and masks must be worn indoors.

PLEASE NOTE: We are closed September 17th & 18th.

Maize & Snitz Market Fair

Our classic event redefined! New this year is a market fair featuring gifted artisans who specialize in 18th-century trades. Immerse yourself in the cultures of early European and Indigenous people of Lancaster County on Saturday, October 2, from 10 am to 3 pm.

Explore the oldest homestead in Lancaster County

The 1719 Herr House is a registered historic landmark and family-friendly destination, minutes from downtown Lancaster.

Home of the Lancaster Longhouse

The Longhouse provides space and resources to teach local Native American history to both adult visitors and school groups on the grounds of the 1719 Hans Herr House in Willow Street, Pennsylvania.


Find more details about admissions here.

Group tours may be scheduled on other days depending on the availability of volunteers & staff.


For hundreds of years, south-central Pennsylvania was home to a series of Native American tribes, including the Shenks Ferry, Conoy, Lenape, Mohawk, Nanticoke, Seneca, Shawnee and Susquehannock peoples. Learn about their rich history with the Lancaster Longhouse at the 1719 Hans Herr House & Museum.


Help support the Herr House in its mission to collect, preserve, and interpret artifacts relating to the history, life, and faith of Lancaster County’s first European settlers and those they met on arrival. Become a member today!