Grounds, trails, picnic area & playground are open daily from dawn to dusk. Exhibits, gift shop & historic programming open every Saturday from 10am to 5pm,

Additional tours/field trips/programs/library/genealogy by appointment year round.

For more information, please contact us at or call at 717-328-2800.

Videos, Virtual Programs and Historic Vignettes

2022 Year in Review

Historic Programs at the Conococheague Institute

Full on Frontier: Can you Live 18th Century?

This brand new Award Winning program immersed 9 students from the Mercersburg Academy into 18th Century lifestyles for 2 weeks! This program was made possible by Robert Kurtz Jr, the Mercersburg Academy, and the incredible students who participated!

Can You Live 18th Century Part 1
Can you Live 18th Century Part 2

Hands on History!

From surgery to sports, cider making to spinning wheels we love to bring history to live through hands on demonstrations. When you visit try your hand at these skills and many others.

Making Cornish Pasties
Women's Roles in Early America
18th Century Surgery
Apple Cider
Making Gingerbread