Business Meetings

Escape the office as you regroup in a museum setting in historic downtown York. With ample spaces for meetings, activities and catering stations, The York County History Center will help create a day away from the office for you and your staff. Offering two separate museums located in downtown York, The York County History Center can provide the perfect space for your meeting and event needs. And when the meeting or event is over, wrap up the day and explore the galleries that played a key role in our History. From Corporate and Non-Profit meetings and events to reunions, anniversary celebrations and retirement celebrations, the York County History Center is the perfect place to mark those special moments and milestones.

Coming Soon: The new History Center Museum

Set to open in late spring 2024, the new York County History Center will be THE place for your meeting!  Located at 121 N. Pershing Avenue in downtown York, the building features a large multipurpose room, warming kitchen, accessible restrooms and ample parking.  For more information, contact Stephanie Clement, Rentals Coordinator for the latest information about this beautiful new event space.

The Agricultural & Industrial Museum

The Agricultural & Industrial Museum is located in downtown York at 217 West Princess Street and is housed in a complex of renovated factory buildings, some of which date back to 1874. Exhibits include a collection of York County built automobiles, a water-powered grist mill, a 20-foot tall ice making compressor, an authentic Conestoga Wagon, and a 1937 Aeronca K Airplane.

The Historical Society Museum- available only until 12/1/2023

The Historical Society Museum, constructed in 1921 as an automobile dealership is located in downtown York at 250 East Market Street. The classical ambiance includes the original showroom black-and-white tile floor and the spacious two-story entrance Founder’s Hall. The Meeting Hall, which provides a private garden entrance, will serve your needs for a smaller meeting or occasion.

The York County History Center has carefully selected a list of 16 local catering companies to ensure that you can find one that fits your style and budget. All rentals include tables and chairs, open galleries and on-site History Center staff to ensure your event is a positive experience for you and your guests. For inquiries, please contact Rentals Coordinator Stephanie Clement at or call  717-848-1587 x228