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Facility Rental

The non-museum facilities at the Schaeffer farm are available for special events, including family reunions, vintage car shows, and more. For details, please call 717-949-2244.

Museum Tours

PLEASE NOTE: THE AVAILABILITY OF SITE TOURS IS SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE DUE TO CORONA VIRUS PROTECTION ORDERS. Generally, HSI sites are available for tours from April through October each year.

The Alexander Schaeffer House, a National Historic Landmark, on the Schaeffer farm is open only on farm festival days and by private appointment. To schedule a tour for your group, please call 717-949-2244.

The Gemberling Rex House and the Brendle Museum are open for tours 1pm to 4pm every Tuesday and on the first Saturday of each month (April through October). No appointment necessary.

Admission Fees

  • Adults: $5.00 per person per museum, or $8.00 per person for both museums
  • Seniors, Teens 12-18 & Groups of 8+: $4.00 per person for each museum
  • Supervised children under age 12 admitted free.
  • Members of HSI presenting current membership card: Free

Additional donations are appreciated.