Manheim Historical Society & Museums
A mainstay of Manheim’s historical legacy, the Manheim Historical Society administers and maintains four sites and a street clock throughout the town of Manheim.
The Harry B. Shearer Heritage Center features a large collection of historical products to include books, maps, photos, and documentary records. They also have a variety of women’s historical clothing, military paraphernalia, Manheim’s local newspaper editions from 1841 to 1984, and more.
The Railroad Station is a comprehensive rail museum covering the history of the railroad in Manheim. This includes the location of the Railroad Station, a restored 1917 Pennsylvania Railroad Cabin Car, an impressive model train layout, and the last operating Conestoga Transportation Company Trolley Car.
Manheim Historical Society’s two log houses, the Fasig House and the Keath House are 18th century era-restored Germanic log homes that are open to the public for tours during the summer and at other select times.
Hours & Events…
Harry B. Shearer Heritage Center is open Monday and Friday from 1pm – 4pm, except on Holidays.
The Railroad Station, Fasig House, and Keath House are open for visits during the months of June through September, from 1pm until 4pm.