Our Philosophy | Hands-On House

Our Mission

Creating landmark learning experiences for children and their families through play.

Our Vision

The finest in children’s discovery.

Our Values

  • Innovation
  • Community Partnerships
  • Excellence
  • Safety

Hands-on House, Children’s Museum of Lancaster is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping kids learn and making sure they have lots of fun in the process! The museum is designed for children ages 2-10. At Hands-on House, adults and children play and learn together. Our philosophy of childhood learning is simple: it lasts longer if it’s more fun, and it’s more fun if it includes doing.

For more information on what Hands-on House is doing to promote an inclusive environment, CLICK HERE.

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Hands-on House is supported, in part, by a grant from the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum commission.
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FUN AFTER 1!

On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays,, all admissions (adults and children ages 2 and up) after 1 p.m. are $6. And Thursdays we're open until 8 p.m.

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