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Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society

Address: 2215 Millstream Rd, Lancaster, PA 17602-1499
Phone Number: (717) 393-9745
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Ranked #9 of 31 Attractions in Lancaster
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: History Museums, Museums
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Type: History Museums, Museums
Hours:
Tue - Sat 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

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Merrick, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We went for the opportunity to learn about the Amish (and Mennonites) in the area. We did learn a bitt, but not sure if the movie, which is actually three screens of photos changing to narration, was worth the price ($6 A, $4C). Okay if you have limited time for an Amish experience, but next time we will go to... More 

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Lehighton, PA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Learned a lot about the Amish and Mennonite population. How they came to be and how they came to be separtate.

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Wilmington, Delaware, United States
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

this place is just one of many to visit here .there are many old buildings to see and the landscapes are out of this world.these busy familys here do most of there work the smeway there grandparents did and a time before.enjoy your stay.

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Conway, Arkansas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We learned from our B&B that this would be a great way to learn more about Amish Country. We asked for a private guide, but also watched the film. The guide was excellent. Learned so much!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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31 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We had just come from the Cloister which was a great experience and were looking to broaden our knowledge by going to the Mennonite Historical Society. We hit a craft fair there and it was a real hodgepodge and not a lot of the history we were looking for.

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Connecticut
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We went to see the movie, it tells you about the Amish which was interesting. They have a lot of books on the Amish and Mennonites and also offer a personalized tour in your car which we didn't have time to take but will next time.

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Fairhope
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

learned a lot about Mennonites. Enjoyed the film and the temple tour plus the gift shop. Found some great souvineers and good Amish cookbooks.

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Hatfield, Pennsylvania
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25 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Two buildings next to each other - one has the tabernacle. We took $49 guided tour for two hours - just wife, I and guide, roaming the side roads and even stopping to have a long conversation with a young Amish woman and her two children about the church wagon parked on her farm.

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Chandler, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Having spent time in many communities which immigrated over various routes to avoid persecution we found this site provided a better history for this group of religions. The timeline of the various groups was very enlightening. The videos and displays were very informative. This was a summary to our time spent visiting the individual groups.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Everything was great, I was in awe at the all the sights and sounds of the crowd. The Mennonites were friendly and helpful. I especially enjoyed The Biblical Tabernacle Reproduction lecture.

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