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Lititz Historical Foundation

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Address: 145 E Main St, Lititz, PA 17543-2009
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+1 717-627-4636
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Mon - Sat 10:00 - 16:00

Home of the Lititz Historical Foundation and the historic 1792 Johannes...

Home of the Lititz Historical Foundation and the historic 1792 Johannes Mueller House. We offer seasonal tours, special exhibits, and so much more. Step into history today!

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As someone who works at a museum, maybe I see things differently. The Lititz Historical Foundation is an excellent display and history of Lititz. Interesting artifacts. Wonderful... read more

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New Jersey
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

As someone who works at a museum, maybe I see things differently. The Lititz Historical Foundation is an excellent display and history of Lititz. Interesting artifacts. Wonderful guides and docents. They are really doing a good job here.Not much else to say besides keep it up!

Thank crazyhorse30
Lititz, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

A great place to stop and learn about Lititz' origins! Located in two original stone houses built in the 1700's, the museum houses a lot of neat local artifacts, and the Johannes Mueller House is set up in all period furniture and furnishings, just as it might have looked in the 18th century. My husband and I took Mom to... More 

1 Thank GigiYo17
Rochester, New York
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Reviewed 8 March 2017

Leanring the history, culture and about the people of Litiz, was found in this quaint historical society.

1 Thank Mmr4647
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

One of the best house museum experiences I have ever had, in large measure because my husband and I had a knowledgable, informative and accommodating guide show us around. I learned so much about the Moravians-- different aspects of their lives, work, culture, garb. Even found out where the expressions, "Don't throw out the baby with bathwater" and "Sleep tight,... More 

2 Thank SLRS5
Reading, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 20 August 2016

A lovely museum showcasing the Moravian heritage of Lititz. The museum is free, there is a $5 fee for the Johannes Mueller House. Do experience the tour (45 min), the costumed docent was informative and delightful. The garden is lovely and a nice place to rest before you hit the town!

1 Thank gwenrich8
York, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

We live close to Lititz nut never stopped. What a great place to visit. You have to begin your visit at the Foundation. Excellent experience.

Thank Bill V
Elk Grove, California
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Reviewed 14 November 2015

The docent was very informative. Her father's mementos and possessions were featured in some of the exhibits. We were very interested in the seemingly prominent place John Sutter has in Lititz, and she was able to tell us more about his story. The two grandfather clocks with intricately inlaid wooden patterns are astounding and should not be missed. This museum... More 

2 Thank Charlotte S
Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2015

We had the great pleasure of visiting this place before we spent the day in the town and were wowed (!!!!!) with the knowledge and unique details the guide gave us about this lovely little town. He answered our many questions and suggested several places in the town we had not heard about. Great source of history about the area!!

2 Thank mamacancook
Zion Crossroads, Virginia
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Reviewed 22 October 2015

We enjoyed learning about the history of the area and seeing the artifacts in the museum. The hostess was very nice and helpful.

1 Thank Elaine P
philadelphia, pa
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Reviewed 13 October 2015

Quaint small town with small businesses. No Starbucks or Dunkin Dounuts here! Shops include: womens apparel, antique/vintage, a book store, kitchen gadgets, tea shops, pubs, restaurants, candy shop, cafes. People are hospitable and friendly. Good customer service. Don't forget to visit the Wilbur chocolate factory and Sturgis pretzel bakery. Nice place to visit for "girlfriends day out."

1 Thank happytraveler018

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