Opened in 1990, the museum is housed in a restored pre-Civil War bank barn and is owned and operated by the Biglerville Historical and Preservation Society. Exhibits include early picking, packing and shipping of fruit, pest management, commercial fruit processing equipment, early orchard photographs and a recreated 1880s farm kitchen and a General Store.
The museum also features collections of farming implements, apple peelers and fruit labels and much more apple memorabilia. The museum is open May through October of each year, Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. and Sundays from 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Group tours may be scheduled by appointment. The museum also has a first floor meeting room with audio/visual equipment, kitchen and a separate outside enclosed pavillion with electrical outlets. Both can be rented for a resonable fee for reunions, group meetings, etc.
Discounts Offered: Senior Citizen Discount
Facility Amenities: ADA-compliant, Bus Parking, Gift Shop, Guided Tours, Handicapped Access
General Information: Dates Closed: Nov. 1 - April 30th to general public, Hours: May 1- Oct. 31 Sat 10a.m.-4p.m. ; Sun. 1p.m.-4p.m.