Rough and Tumble Historical Association, Lancaster

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Rough and Tumble Historical Association is located in Lancaster. Plan your visit to Rough and Tumble Historical Association and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Lancaster trip generator.
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  • July 19, 2017
    Went here on a national car tour. Our classic cars were the car show! Over 100 of us. We were treated to a ride on old-fashioned coal-fired steam engine. Fun. We also saw many other machines and skill...  more »
  • May 23, 2017
    Check the Rough and Tumble website for the weekends when the museum will be operating. The Rough and Tumble Engineers are mostly local folk who own and operate most of the machines stored here. I reca...  more »
  • May 4, 2017
    After the great reviews I drive here to find it's only open certain specific days. It seems it's only open 7 specific show times. So check their website. It is a huge place, so weather should affect y...  more »
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  • January 24, 2017
    If you want to see all kinds of antique machinery in action, you definitely want to go check this place out. It's totally awesome.
  • February 19, 2017
    Growing up I was always here with my family and our tractors. Awesome atmosphere!
  • August 16, 2015
    We liked the steam engine games. I can't believe we had to pay full price and we only got there at 6:30 pm though. I think discounted evening prices would draw a bigger crowd. I think that would only be fair. Maybe something to consider in the future.
  • August 19, 2016
    A beautiful place, and wonderful people and great food.
  • May 31, 2013
    An awesome place to go if you love (like I do) steam engines and old equipment!

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