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Mennonite Information Center

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My family and I have been to Lancaster, PA, so many times and never knew about the Mennonite... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2011
ButterfLynn7
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Great way to understand mennonites

They have a film on the mennonites and Amish and it is very easy to understand. There is also a... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2011
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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 7 October 2011

I visited this with family and, as we had limited time in the area, opted out of other attractions to come here. In retrospect, I wish we had given this a miss and gone to one of the other attractions. The presentation was pretty dry...More

2  Thank Eva049
Reviewed 26 August 2011

The free showing of the 17 minute movie "Postcards from a Heritage of Faith" nicely introduces the Amish and Mennonites. The interesting free mini Mennonite museum is part of the gift shop. Since this movie and the museum display were free, they are worth a...More

2  Thank Robert S
Reviewed 25 August 2011

We were so excited to find they had a tabernacle re-creation. It was a total waste. You cannot actually see and touch anything. You are talked to for forty minutes and I fell asleep during part of the tour.

2  Thank Brian G
Reviewed 23 August 2011

I enjoy stopping here when I visit Lancaster, even though I don't find the people behind the desk to be friendly. I even thought they seemed annoyed when one of my girls was "too" loud. I think the Mennonite information center in Intercourse is much...More

1  Thank KevinsGirls
Reviewed 12 August 2011

My family and I have been to Lancaster, PA, so many times and never knew about the Mennonite Information Center. We enjoyed every minute and my children were very thrilled to see what they have been learning about during sunday school. Thank you for an...More

3  Thank ButterfLynn7
Reviewed 1 August 2011

The life-size tabernacle reconstruction is interesting, but the 45 minute tour needs an update.

1  Thank flumeboy04
Reviewed 28 July 2011

They have a film on the mennonites and Amish and it is very easy to understand. There is also a full size version of the Tabernacle from the Bible. You see the way it was set up and the inside. Great opportunity to see this...More

4  Thank Artist5320
Reviewed 30 June 2011

Stay off the commercial tours, take this personalized tour instead. We took a two hour tour of Amish country with one of the guides from the Mennonite Information Center. Dave was our guide and was remarkable. He knew the history of the area, the religious...More

8  Thank ranchmanager32333
Reviewed 22 April 2011

We hired a menonite guide who came with us in our car and took us to places we would have never seen or found, what a great way to see and learn. I cant say enough about our guide Louise and what we experienced. We...More

7  Thank paulmenta
Reviewed 29 August 2010

This small, but very interesting information center/museum is a must do when starting out your exploring of Lancaster County. The staff was attentive, informative and helpful.

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puffinpower
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
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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!
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