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Operating Hours & Tours


Archive Hours for Genealogy Research and Inquiries

Year-round:  Wednesdays from 9:00 A.M. to Noon  
From September through May:  On the 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month from 9:00 A.M. to Noon 

(Also see the page "Collections - Family Research & Rates") 



Robert Fulton Birthplace Guided Tours

Birthplace tours are provided by the Society's member volunteers.

Summer Tours:  Guided tours of the Robert Fulton Birthplace are provided for individuals, families and small groups on weekends and holidays from Memorial Day in May through Labor Day in September. Open hours are Saturdays from 11:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. and Sundays and holidays from 1:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M. Tours are provided on a first-come, first-served basis. See the entrance fees below.

Group Tours:  Tours for groups of 5 or more are provided by appointment year-round, weather- and ground conditions- permitting. School groups, senior communities and clubs, historical societies, railroad societies and other groups are encouraged to call for a group visit. To arrange a group tour, please call 717-548-2679 (do not use email). See rates below.


        Rates for Guided Tours:

Summer and Group Tours:  Admission during 2017 is $5.00 per individual over 18 years old, $3.00 per youth 6 to 18 years old (or 2 children for $5.00). There is no charge for Solanco Historical Society members and children 5 years old and under.    
 
Off-Season Tours (September to May):   The individual admission charge is $5.00 per individual over 18 years, $3.00 per youth 6 to 18 years old (or 2 for $5.00).  Please note that from September to May there is a minimum charge of $20.00 (such as 4 or more adults @ $5.00 or a combination of adults and youths).


Director Stan White provides a summertime
guided tour of the Robert Fulton Birthplace