Visit the 1719 Herr House & Museum

The 1719 Herr House & Museum and Lancaster Longhouse will remain closed for walk-in tours through August 2020. Check out our events page for more information or contact the administrator at

Maize & Snitz Fest Cancelled

It is with a heavy heart that we have cancelled our annual Maize & Snitz Fest. We value the health and well being of our members. Thank you for your understanding.

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.


The 1719 Herr House & Museum is open:
April 27 – October 26
Monday, Thursday, Friday, & Saturday
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Guided tours are offered at:
– 10:00 a.m.
– 11:30 a.m.
– 1:00 p.m.
– 2:30 p.m.

Find more details about admissions here.


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!