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Menno-Hof Mennonite - Amish Visitor Center

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Address: Shipshewana, IN
Phone Number: 260-768-4117
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Description: Amish and Mennonite museum and visitor center.

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Wonderful Presentation of History

We loved they way the Museum presents the history of the religions in the area. Learn a lot(But I'm a history buff!)

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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Hudsonville, Michigan
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Hudsonville, Michigan
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We loved they way the Museum presents the history of the religions in the area. Learn a lot(But I'm a history buff!)

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Norton Shores, MI
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79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We spent two nights in Shipshewana and were looking for something to do besides shopping in the area. We checked the recommendations on TripAdvisor. This fit the bill! We learned so much about the Amish/Mennonite/Anabaptist faiths and the difference between each one. The history was very interesting. I would recommend this for older visitors. There were younger children in our... More 

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Lansing, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

A real interesting place, learned a lot about the local religions. We came in at 4:30 so we were a little rushed.

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Aurora Indiana
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5 reviews 5 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Love the history, the museum really allows you to see what life was like for the mennonite faith. Nice book shop.

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Richland, Michigan
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45 reviews 45 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Love this...tells you all the things between Mennonite and the Amish and will give you a new found appreciation for the way they choose to live.

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31 reviews 31 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Much of my extended family lives in Northern Indiana. Over the years of visiting them, I have seen several Amish families, farms and businesses. Last summer in an effort to learn more about their origins, beliefs and traditions my family visited this museum. It was really interesting to learn about their culture and history. I would recommend to anyone who... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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151 helpful votes 151 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Exhibits and short videos describe the founding of the Anabaptist movement that eventually split into the Hutterites, Mennonites, and Amish. Their moves from Europe to the United States, Canada, and other countries are brought to life through narrations, "cobblestone streets," and a "boat ride across the Atlantic Ocean." The exhibits also describe daily life for current members of these faiths,... More 

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southgate
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

touring the Menno-Hof is very enlightening. you will learn how the Amish-Mennonite religions came to be in this country. you'll see how they traveled to America via a short movie. very interesting, a must see.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

They presented a nice history lesson about where the Amish and Mennonite came from. My husband and I found it interesting that they came from the Anabaptist. They presented their beliefs in a nice way.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Loved the volunteers who provided a bit of local history. Especially liked that they led us from one room to the other as the building was huge. Also learned of the settlements in other states.

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