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Indian Steps Museum

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A Gem

Friends recommended this place and we were Blown Away! Stunning piece of Arts & Crafts Style... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2018
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Great learning experience

Enjoyed touring the property and the cabin. Cute reasonably priced gifts in the store, everyone was... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2018
Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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Sep 28, 2018
“A Gem”
Aug 15, 2018
“Great learning experience”
Indian Steps Museum is a one of a kind destination set along the Susquehanna River. Originally an arts and crafts style cabin, it was completed in 1912 by a wealthy lawyer from York County, PA. John Edward Vandersloot wanted to share his local...more
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205 Indian Steps Rd, Airville, PA 17302-9358
+1 717-862-3948
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Reviewed 29 September 2018

Friends recommended this place and we were Blown Away! Stunning piece of Arts & Crafts Style Architecture with an incomparable collection of CCC dioramas. Spend at least two hours here to be immersed in Native American culture, local folklore, and bucolic scenery. Informative guides are...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed touring the property and the cabin. Cute reasonably priced gifts in the store, everyone was very friendly and knowledgeable.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank stephwoo75
Reviewed 8 May 2017

We decided to visit this unique museum after hearing so many good things about it. It is located very much off the beaten path near the Susquehana River around Airville, PA. We were not disappointed with our visit! It has a large collection of Native...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

We had a great time at Indian Steps' totem pole program. We designed our own totem poles. Our son had a great time. Tour the house. It's only a couple $. Hike the waterfall. Thank the volunteers for keeping this NHS open to the public.

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Fell-Sarge
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Went on a day trip to Indian Steps. It's a cool little museum that is nestled in Southern York County along the Susquehanna River. Admission is $5 per person and they have excellent events that are open to the public. Go on a hike and...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank 994coreyb
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful place for a day trip, but don't go on Wednesdays. The museum was closed much to our dismay. The buildings are breathtaking with murals made using arrowheads. The Native American history told by walking the grounds is amazing. Everywhere you look, there...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Patricia H
Reviewed 9 June 2016

I learned about this attraction through Trip Advisor; I'm glad I visited. It's a smaller museum--you won't be overwhelmed. It is laid out quite nicely, and you will learn a good deal. When you learn about Native Americans, it's often the Plains or Pueblo folk;...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank 76desert
Reviewed 27 October 2015

Have been here many times over the years and each time I've left with many good memories. Be sure to attend their pow wow every September.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Matt B
Reviewed 10 August 2015

my husband has always enjoyed indian culture, so we visited this museum. Low entry fee, very informative and educational, lovely location.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Linda S
Reviewed 19 June 2015

We came by way of announcement in VISITPA.COM of an exhibition of 18th century living. We saw a man making clothing out of deer skins, cooking, and etc. The joy was in the lovely museum and the tranquil grounds. Driving to it was priceless although...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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Barbara S
21 May 2017|
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there are portable toilets on site.