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Mennonite Information Center

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Good starting point!

Based on reviews we decide to start our time in Amish country at this location. We enjoyed the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
The Woodlands, Texas
A Blessing to discover!

My friend and I were so thrilled to make this our first stop in Lancaster! The information from... read more

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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
+1 717-299-0954
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Based on reviews we decide to start our time in Amish country at this location. We enjoyed the free film and exhibits that explained about the Mennonites and their differences from the Amish. We hired a private guide to take us to some Amish locations....More

Thank Texans112
Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I were so thrilled to make this our first stop in Lancaster! The information from the tour, movie and the staff were amazing! We learned so much! The store had so many items to look at and buy (we kept thinking limited...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

They carry wonderful gifts; staff is very friendly and helpful; they feature items from other countries..

Thank Doris L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a tour from the Mennonite Information Centre. Melba was our guide, she was Mennonite but had grown up Amish and came in our car with 2 couples for 3 hours of exploring the Amish farmland. She was born and raised in the area...More

Thank Daveyfamily4
Reviewed 4 weeks 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

Thank magjek
Reviewed 11 October 2018

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.

Thank kswilliams78
Reviewed 2 October 2018 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 October 2018

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 27 September 2018 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 27 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

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6 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!