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Mennonite Information Center

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Tabernacle reproduction

Presentation of the tabernacle was well done. Helped with our (and kids) understanding. Price... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2017
Manley B
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Biblical Tabernacle Review

We stopped here mainly for the Biblical Tabernacle presentation. Although it's a simple... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2017
Monica O
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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 29 May 2017 via mobile

Presentation of the tabernacle was well done. Helped with our (and kids) understanding. Price is reasonable. Also we learned differences about the Amish and mennonites. Great info and good store for shopping.

Thank Manley B
Reviewed 28 May 2017

We stopped here mainly for the Biblical Tabernacle presentation. Although it's a simple reproduction, it's well done and is really brought alive and explained thoroughly by the knowledgeable tour guide. You are seated in a room next to the structure while the guide gives historical...More

1  Thank Monica O
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Stopped here on our way home from the Lancaster area. Was very impressed with the the displays and knowledge of our guide. Gave a very descriptive account of Christian history and of the temple and its arc of the covenant. The two movies gave an...More

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Reviewed 8 May 2017

We had 2 cars that followed each other. Both of our tour guides were very informative and gave as lots of information on Amish and the Mennonites. We learned so much that we even went for an extra hour. We also enjoyed the movies and...More

1  Thank MarkA2469
Reviewed 12 April 2017

The biblical tabernacal and information center are gem's in the rough. Most locals don't know this exists, but I highly recommend stopping by.

Thank aikoduds
Reviewed 15 March 2017

This is a spiritual tour - educational & touching. Excellent commentator, very knowledgeable most interesting. I toured with our church adult class. We just finished reading Exodus and celebrated with a field trip. Excellent story tellers.. Engaged the audience. Revealed things we missed. And best...More

Thank Robert J
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Our family wanted to visit Amish country but my husband came across this information center so we stopped in. We had no idea that the Mennonite religion pre-dated the Amish. We watched a short informative video, bought books and had a lengthy discussion with one...More

Thank SarahSwing
Reviewed 16 January 2017

The Mennonite Information Center offers extensive information on the history of the Amish and Mennonite communities in Lancaster County. The staff are very friendly, polite and helpful and will ensure that your visit is enjoyable. During a few of my summer visits, there have been...More

3  Thank Christine C
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We got there looking for Amish communities information. The person there was very kind and knowledgeable. There's a 17 minute film about the Mennonites. Also, there are many books, videos and handcrafts for sale at this information center. We learned a bunch about the Mennonites,...More

2  Thank Javier C
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We came here for local information. Roy, a gentleman introduced us a lot of Nice places to visit and must see. He answered us every questions we have. Really appreciate his great work and we will come back again.

2  Thank Raimund C
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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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8 June 2018|
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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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28 March 2017|
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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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