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Mennonite Information Center

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Learn about Amish and Mennonite.

Everyone comes to Lancaster County to see the Amish. It is good to learn about how they and and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
columbia sc
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What a great place to start our Vacation. This charming bookstore, had just about anything you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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A place to come to learn about the Mennonites and Amish of Lancaster County through literature, videos, guided tours, and conversation with a knowledgeable staff person. Also we have a full-scale model of the Biblical Tabernacle on our grounds.
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2209 Millstream Rd, Lancaster, PA 17602-1494
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Everyone comes to Lancaster County to see the Amish. It is good to learn about how they and and Mennonites began. This is a good place to do it. They have short films and a recreation of the hebrew tabernacle. There is also a 10,000...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great place to start our Vacation. This charming bookstore, had just about anything you would think of that supported the surrounding culture. It also offers films and I believe tours. We bought quit a few books while we were here.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are seniors and faithful Christians. We enjoyed the film and especially the Tabernacle exhibit. The shop is filled with interesting material of all varieties. We booked the ride along tour and it was the highlight of our visit. David Fidler was a great guide....More

Thank Susan R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Christmas bazaar. Local artists presenting their wares for sale for Christmas. Friendly, professional. Lots of gifts, books, and items in gift shop. Museum w Mennonite furniture on display. Worth a pop in to check out interesting crafts.

Thank raybee76
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I were referred to the replica of the tabernacle by some friends back home in Michigan. The cost was nine dollars per person. The lady who gave us a guided tour did a great narration of the history of the Bible Leading...More

Thank davybo
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

We thought this tour was great, the woman giving it seemed very knowledgeable but most importantly we could tell she loved Jesus. We had grandparents, 1 teen, 1 tween and my husband and I. It kept the girls interested for most of it. Afterwards we...More

Thank NikeChula
Reviewed 24 August 2018

We were guided very sufficiently on what to do in Lancaster. The staff was very accommodating; she even made the phone call to make sure that the restaurant was open as it was an Amish holiday.

Thank travelmystique
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

We organized a tour through the Mennonite Information Center, for two cars for a group of nine people. We had two lovely tour guides (one guide for each car), and loved every minute of our tour. Our guides, Melba and Lois, were lovely and very...More

Thank Melissa F
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

What I really loved about this center was learning the beliefs and differences of Amish and Mennonites. We saw both movies, one was free and one was inexpensive. We also saw the tabernacle. The man who gave the tour was very knowledgeable and gave a...More

Thank Rachael C
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We booked a tour in our car with a guide from the Center. For the next two hours we were taught the history of these people, where they came from, where they are today, their culture, etc. We were also shown the lands they live...More

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7 August 2018|
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Response from David K | Reviewed this property |
As Peter said, the center itself is not much. A small museum, some short films, and a gift shop. And they’ll answer some general questions. But this is where you hire a guide to take you into the Amish country. And that is... More
8 June 2018|
Response from Peter L | Reviewed this property |
Ask for a guide through the Mennonite Information Center. They are proficient in explaining the lifestyle and beliefs of the Mennonites/Pennsylvania Dutch. Most important, they can guide you to the places of interest and... More
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Response from MICmanagement | Property representative |
Our group rate is $7.50/adult for the Tabernacle. Give us a call for more information!