Explore Waynesboro History at the Renfrew Museum & Park
Take a break from modern life and travel through time to the Renfrew Museum and Park. At this gorgeous 19th-century farmstead grounds you can fully enjoy the Waynesboro, PA weather, or duck inside the preserved Museum House to find out how Waynesboro lived 200 years ago.
The sprawling estate and buildings were established in the early 1800’s as a farm and became a public museum in 1975. The museum itself is named after the Renfrew sisters–known by some as the “Bloody Sisters of Renfrew Park”–who supposedly met a gruesome end during one of the violent raids of the French & Indian War, right on the site where the park is today.
What the Renfrew Museum and Park Offers
The Renfrew Museum’s mission is to preserve and interpret the original farmstead, in order to give Hagerstown and Chambersburg visitors a real idea of what early Waynesboro life was like. Visitors can watch demonstrations and step through time in the Museum House.
The Renfrew Museum also maintains a unique pottery collection from the famous 19th-century local artist John Bell and his family.
The Renfrew Park is free to all visitors and is open from dawn until dusk throughout the entire year. The Museum House Tours are from mid-April through October, Monday through Saturday, 1pm-4pm, and admission is $6 and under.
Waynesboro schools and large groups are welcome and may be eligible for discount prices, but they must book in advance.
The museum offers a yearly calendar of events for locals and Gettysburg visitors alike to enjoy, including Civil War Reenactments, Easter egg hunts, summer concerts, and more. Don’t miss out on upcoming fall events like Octoberfest on 10/6 and Pumpkin Fest on 10/20!
The breathtaking pavilion is also available to rent for weddings an other special events.
Get in Touch with Buchanan Auto Park, Inc.
Learn More at Buchanan Auto Park, Inc.
New Inventory Rebates & Incentives 2022 DODGE CHARGER VS. 2022 CHEVROLET CAMARO Value Your Trade Get Pre-Approved TOP FEATURES 2022 Dodge Charger vs Chevy Camaro The 2022 Dodge Charger and the 2022 Chevy Camaro are two powerful modern-day sports performance muscle cars. Both vehicles bring strong engines, excellent handling, and impressive performance at an affordable…
Looking for a new ride? Purchasing a car is something that many auto buyers struggle with when they want to get another vehicle since there are so many options available to them: buying a brand-new vehicle, leasing a vehicle, or buying a used car. A vehicle is probably the second highest purchase you will ever…
Jeep is one of the most popular brands for those who want more from their vehicle. Whether you are looking for a reliable family hauler or an adventurous off-road vehicle, Jeep has something for you. The team at Buchanan Auto Park has put together this list to help you discover which Jeep may be ideal for…