Tour Information

Winters Heritage House Museum offers several tour opportunities for visiting groups or individuals.

Drop-in Building Tour   —  $3/ person requested donation.  This is an impromptu tour for up to 5 people.  Simply drop-by during museum hours and we’ll be happy to show you the buildings and explain their fascinating history.  This style tour takes approximately 30 minutes and can be child-geared if so desired.

Scheduled Museum Tour — $25/group, for groups of up to 10 people.  This is a docent-guided tour of our two 1760 log buildings and takes from 45-minutes to an hour.  Call in advance to discuss your group’s interests and needs.  If you have a larger group, we can run several tours simultaneously.

Extended Tour — $40/group for groups of up to 10 people.  This is the Scheduled Museum Tour with an additional tour of either Wayne Fettro’s ‘Donegal to Donegal’ mural, or our raised-bed colonial herb garden.  Add 30 minutes. If you have a larger group, we can run several tours simultaneously.

D2D-MuralTour with Activity — $100/group for groups of up to 10 people.  This is our Scheduled Museum Tour with an additional one-hour hands-on workshop.  See our Education Program page for more information on these activities.  Choose from:

  • Wool to Weaving – Explore how wool was process into yarn and then woven into cloth.  Many of the steps were children’s jobs from long ago!
  • Scherenschnitte – Pennsylvania German scissors cutting.  Learn some tricks to cutting these detailed patterns out of paper.
  • German Folded Paper Stars – Work step-by-step to turn strips of paper into Moravian-style stars.  Once mastered, this can be addictive!

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Library Research Fee — $5/day, museum members are free

Library Research Request — $20/hour for requests via email or phone.

Special Event Admission — $3/person, museum members are free. This applies to the May Quilt Exhibit, the September Elizabethtown History Exhibit, the Haunted Museum Tours, and the Holiday Craft Show.