Your History Starts Here


Watch this space for information about upcoming events including intriguing educational programs, fun and funky fundraising events, and interactive activities for the family both in person and virtual. Our programs and events are also listed on, fueled by the Cultural Alliance of York County.

Taking pre-orders now!  Pick up information will be provided after November 15, 2021.

First Friday

First Friday

October 1 – Join us around the fire at the Colonial Complex for S’mores and a free walking tour of downtown York that will explore stories from York’s darker past.

Ride the Rails with Lincoln

Ride the Rails with Lincoln

November 7, 2021, 1:30 pm.  Tickets are on sale now!



The York County History Center’s Library & Archives houses an extensive and varied collection covering both local and national history, including genealogy, cultural arts, historic sites and military history. Whether you are researching your family tree, or have a passion for history, you’re bound to make a discovery at the Library & Archives.



The York County History Center provides unique experiences through multiple historic buildings and museums in York, PA. Whether you are visiting one or all of the museums, we’re sure you’ll discover something new and exciting. Our current hours of operation are Tuesday through Saturday, 10 am to 4 pm.