York County History Center
York County History Center
NOTE: as of March 17, 2020 Programs for March are cancelled or postponed. We plan to reopen our sites on Tuesday, March 31, as circumstances allow. Updated information will be posted to our website and social media platforms. Thank you for your patience and understanding.


An educational institution that uses its collections, historic sites, and documentary resources to inspire people to explore the history and culture of York County Pennsylvania.

The purpose is to collect, preserve, and interpret objects, material and property concerning the history of York County. Programs offered to the public.
Genealogy and local history. Volunteer positions in education, curatorial, library, administration and special events.


LOCATIONS Throughout York:
  • Agricultural & Industrial Museum - 217 West Princess Street, York, 17401

    • Bonham House - 152 East Market Street, York, 17403

    • Colonial Court House - 201 West Market Street, York, 17401
    • Fire Museum - 757 West Market Street, York, 17404

    • Gates House, Plough Tavern & Bobb House Restorations - 157 West Market Street, 17401

    • Historical Society of York County, Museum & Library - 250 East Market Street, York, 17403

    • York murals - various sites throughout the city
  • 250 East Market Street, Admin Building
    Historic Sites are Througout York -
    York, PA 17403
    Hours: NOTE: as of March 17, 2020 Programs for March are cancelled or postponed. We plan to reopen our sites on Tuesday, March 31, as circumstances allow.

    Library: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday 9:00am to 5:00pm

    Most Museum Sites are Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday 10:00am to 4:00pm
    Phone/FAX Numbers
    • (717) 848-1587 Main
    • (717) 848-1587 Main
    Email Address: jmummert@yorkheritage.org
    Fee Amounts: Please, see this link for fees, www.yorkhistorycenter.org/york-pa-museums/museum-hours-rates; Fixed fee amount
    Facility/ADA access: Please, call individual sites for clarification
    Service Contact: Robin Robinson, Administrative Assistant, 717-848-1587 extn: 213, rrobinson@yorkhistorycenter.org
    Public Transportation: Local RabbitTransit transfer station is centrally located to most sites. For more info, www.rabbittransit.org
    Services:
    • Cultural Heritage Programs
    • Historic Preservation
    • Museums
    • Volunteer Opportunities
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