Historic Rock Ford is closed for the season and will reopen on Tuesday, April 6, 2021.
Historic Rock Ford is closed to the public on Mondays. during its regular tour season. Guided house tours are limited to a maximum of 10 guests per tour. Ticketing information will be posted closer to our opening date.
We encourage all visitors to purchase their tickets in advance through Yapsody. If you require assistance with the online admissions process, please call the Rock Ford Office at 717-392-7223 between the hours of 9:30 am - 4:00 pm, Monday - Friday.
Guided tours of the General Edward Hand mansion are available at 10 am, 12 pm and 2 pm.
Your ticket also includes admission to the John J. Snyder, Jr. Gallery of Early Lancaster County Decorative Arts located on the second floor of the Rock Ford Barn with entry through the Ann B. Barshinger Welcome Center. Guests may visit the Snyder Gallery before and/or after their scheduled house tour time. However, guests must be present on the piazza of the mansion at their scheduled house tour time. The Snyder Gallery is open 10 am to 4 pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. On Saturdays, the Snyder Gallery closes at 3 pm.
Tour Admission Rates for John J. Snyder, Jr. Gallery of Early Lancaster County Decorative Arts and Guided House Tour of the Rock Ford mansion:
$15: Adult admission for both Gallery and guided house tour
$13: Senior (65+) admission for both Gallery and guided house tour
$12: Youth (6-17) admission for both Gallery and guided house tour
Free for children 5 years and under
We ask that visitors to Historic Rock Ford please park in the parking lot at the main entrance. However, several handicapped parking spaces are available at the Snyder Gallery and adjacent to the brick walk entrance to the General Edward Hand mansion.
The General Edward Hand mansion has stairs. The first floor and lower level are wheelchair accessible. Our museum shop is located on the lower level of the mansion.
Public restrooms are available in the Ann B. Barshinger Welcome Center. The General Edward Hand mansion does not have public restrooms.
Special arrangements must be made for Group Tours of 20 or more visitors. Please check the “Group Tours” page of our website for further details.