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Medieval Festival

$10 adults, $8 seniors/students with ID. Free for members and children 3 and under.

The Medieval Festival at Glencairn is a portal to the past: experience medieval life, art and beliefs through a Pilgrim’s self-guided Quest, demonstrations and activities.

Demonstrations include:

  • Stained glass painting
  • Wool working
  • Manuscript illumination
  • Live music on replica instruments
  • Weaponry
  • Replica Gutenberg-style printing press

Explore the galleries on your own, and try your hand at medieval crafts. Take our cell phone audio tour, see the temporary exhibition, Powwowing in Pennsylvania: Healing Rituals of the Dutch County, and rejuvenate at the Castle Cafe.

Please note:
Demonstrations subject to change.
The elevator stops at the 1st, 5th and Tower floors only at this event. Please use the stairs while exploring galleries on all other floors.
No wheelchairs beyond the 1st floor.
No backpack-style baby carriers or strollers.
Photography for private use is permitted. No flash, tripods, selfie-sticks or videography allowed.