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“This museum and information center is well done.” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society

Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society
2215 Millstream Rd, Lancaster, PA 17602-1499
(717) 393-9745
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Ranked #9 of 33 attractions in Lancaster
Type: History Museums
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Ronks, PA
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“This museum and information center is well done.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

We especially liked the informational film and the well-stocked book store and gift shop. We highly recommend a visit here.

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Madawaska, Maine, USA
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Really Informative”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012

Saw the brochure at our hotel concerning the viewing and explanation of The Tabernacle. Was not disappointed. Also, it was very interesting to watch their free video regarding the Amish and Mennonites.

Visited September 2012
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California, Maryland
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33 attraction reviews
Reviews in 31 cities Reviews in 31 cities
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
“Not to be missed”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

While this is admittedly a small museum, the films and the lifesize model of the tabernacle make it well worth the admission fee. The tabernacle tour takes about 40 minutes with a well versed guide explaining in detail how it came to be, how it was assembled, transported and used. I've read the passages multiple times but until you see it erected and stand in its midst you really can't comprehend the size and scope. The museum bookshop has many wonderful offerings, the museum is well planned and labled.

Visited September 2012
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Columbus, Ohio
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“Learning.....”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2012

You cannot come to Lancaster and not visit the Mennonite Historical Society. The two films on the Amish and The Tabernacle will give you so much insight......it is a must see for everyone....

Visited August 2012
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Indiana
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“Understanding the Amish”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2012

The two films introducing the Amish and Menonite customs was well worth the fee.
Especially if your are not familiar with their lifestyle. I definitely gained a new respect
for their culture. It also helped me to respect their hardwork and understand their
beliefs. They are hardworking people who value their farms and families. Their homes
and farms are pristine and everybody works hard--even the children . The films and your experience in and around Lancaster will certainly educate you.

Visited August 2012
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