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York Attractions & Points of Interest

A simple walk through downtown York is an incredible journey. In a few blocks, you'll encounter three centuries of American history and learn the stories of immigrant pioneers, Revolutionary War soldiers, 19th-century farmers, and modern-day craftspeople. You'll get to know the fascinating lives of military heroes, business tycoons and factory workers. You'll admire a beautifully preserved downtown and meet friendly Yorkers along the way.

Visiting historic downtown York with its easy access, abundant parking, broad sidewalks, and helpful signs is a snap. But that's York, a place where a simple and convenient visit turns out to be an unforgettable experience.

Agricultural & Industrial Museum of York County

217 W. Princess St.
(717) 846-6452
Collection reflects rich agricultural heritage of York County.

Bonham House

152 E. Market St.
(717) 848-1587
Victorian townhouse once owned by artist Horace Bonham.

Central Market House

W. Philadelphia & N. Beaver Sts.
Century-old farmers market.


Farmer's Market

380 W. Market St.
(717) 848-1402
Opened in 1866, York's oldest, operating market.

Fire Museum of York County

757 W. Market St.
(717) 843-0464
Two centuries of firefighting equipment on display.

Golden Plough Tavern; General Horatio Gates House; Barnett Bobb Log Home

157 W. Market St.
(717) 845-2951.
Eighteenth Century museum complex including York's oldest building.

Martin Library

159 E. Market St.
(717) 846-5300
York's historic downtown library with Internet access.

Murals of York

(717) 812-0722

Police Heritage Museum

54 W. Market St.
(717) 845-COPS
Displaying 250 years of law enforcement history.

Strand Capitol Performing Arts Center

50 N. George St.
(717) 846-1111
Concerts, plays, shows and films, call for information.

The Historical Society of York County Museum & Library

250 E. Market St.
(717) 848-1587
York's finest museum, genealogical library and historic sites.

Visitors Center

34 W. Philadelphia St. (Central Market York)
(717) 669-4430
Tuesday-Sunday 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m. with extended hours during downtown events

York County Colonial Courthouse

205 W. Market St.
(717) 845-2951
Continental Congress adopted Articles of Confederation here in 1777.

York County Convention & Visitors Bureau

155 W. Market Street
(717) 848-4000
Promoting York's attractions, restaurants and accommodations.

Susan P. Byrnes Health Education Center

515 South George St.
(717) 848-3064
Interactive health education programs for children and adults.