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Amish and Mennonite Heritage Center

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Address: 5798 County Road 77, Berlin, OH 44610
Phone Number: 3308933192
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Learn about the history of the Amish and Mennonite through beautiful art. Our tour guide was wonderful, the school house was beautifully maintained, barn was newer, but old... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 7, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Learn about the history of the Amish and Mennonite through beautiful art. Our tour guide was wonderful, the school house was beautifully maintained, barn was newer, but old fashioned construction with a lovely collection of tools and buggies. The store had an amazing book selection and locally made crafts. Definitely a must see in Amish country!

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

This is a not to be missed place especially if a first time visitor to Amish Country in Ohio. A short film gives an introduction to persons of the Amish and Mennonite cultures and faiths. The 360 degree painted mural tour is extremely interesting as well as informative. Led by a experienced guide who is either Amish or Mennonite, the... More 

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Nancy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

If you are interested in the history of religions and specially of anabaptist this is a place to visit. The tours are conducted by guides who are very willing to share their knowledge.

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Dayton, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

This 265 by 10-foot cyclorama painting tells the history of the Anabaptist people, who later split into the groups Amish, Mennonite, and Hutterite. It took the artist, Heinz Gaugel, 14 years to complete the mural, and it is one of only four cycloramas in North America. A small fee (ask about the AAA discount) is charged to view the Behalt... More 

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Harrison, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

stopped there and did the tour very interesting. but not somewhere to visit every year. A must for first timers.

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Stow, OH
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Two tours are offered: one of the schoolhouse and barn; the second of the Cyclorama. We took the combination package. The two structures are interesting and our guide was informative but the mural was amazing. There's a small gift shop with items that are very reasonably priced as well!

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Alkmaar, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Just outside Berlin, the centre offers a fascinating though rather gaudy , massive mural showing the history of the two religious communities. Instructive esp with the lecture given by the Amish gentleman. You can also see a barn. And hear about the method of raising one and the wagons used . And one visits a schoolroom. All these places have... More 

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western NY state
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Tour guide gave a very informative and factual history of the beginnings of Amish and Mennonite belief systems, and how and where they fit into the Reformation, and move to the US.

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Cleveland Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

The half-hour tour along the mural (circular walled room) was VERY interesting; I'm a bit of a church history buff, and this gave me tons of history about the Amish coming over from Europe and settling in America. Our tour guide was an Old Order Amish man; quite the historian and teacher of Amish life and beliefs. Exterior of building... More 

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Anaheim Hills, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

This is a must see to better understand the Amish and Mennonite community. There is an inside tour and an outside tour in addition to the center itself which has literature, books and souvenirs. The outside tour shows the inside of what would be an actual school house. The guided tours are led by members of the Amish community. Our... More 

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