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Mennonite Heritage Center

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a collection of info for the Mennonite religion and is run by dedicated people who know the history... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2018
Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
History for all to see

Remarkable historical place with outstanding works of literature, artifacts and items of Mennonite... read more

Reviewed August 2, 2018
Joel M
Buda, Texas
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The Mennonite Heritage Center tells the story of the oldest continuous Mennonite community in America. Over 12,000 items are preserved and used to tell the local and Mennonite stories. The current exhibit features the 18th century immigrant...more
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565 Yoder Rd, Harleysville, PA 19438-1020
+1 215-256-3020
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Reviewed October 14, 2018

a collection of info for the Mennonite religion and is run by dedicated people who know the history - also is a place for study or background for people who want to learn more about the Antibaptist movement .. holds seminars

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

Remarkable historical place with outstanding works of literature, artifacts and items of Mennonite history, society and legacy with some items dating back more than 300 years.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Joel M
Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

This a great spot to research the local history around Harleysville. There is an excellent library if you need research material. Lots of Mennonite history.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank James C
Reviewed March 4, 2018

Explore great info about local mennonite culture and people. Our family's roots are here in Harleysville/Skippack and we were able to learn so much about why they settled here and all the history that lies here in our area.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank GinPol
Reviewed January 30, 2018

We got a tour of the facility during the Montgomery Shop Hop in 2016. The ladies were busy hand tying a quilt and at least two more quilts were in the frame waiting. We also saw how they cut all the fabric and stored it...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Nanadalyn
Reviewed July 5, 2017 via mobile

Fabulous presentation of quilts... Will be taking a pie making class in July... Many things happening... Educational

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

This isn't a "tourist trap" that you leave with a lighter wallet. It's a museum and historical library dedicated to the stories of Mennonite faith and life in eastern Pennsylvania. The Apple Butter Frolic is a great event (sorry you missed it for 2016 -...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Almond914
Steve D, Public Relations Manager at Mennonite Heritage Center, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2016

We are so glad you enjoyed the Frolic. We were a bit worried about the weather, but glad the rain held out so we could have most of the activities as planned!

Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

Great homemade pancake breakfast! Annual Apple Butter Frolic, every first Saturday in October! Period dressed enactors, crafts, food, farm demonstrations. Great cultural expressions.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Joseph S
Reviewed January 17, 2016

Historical, informative and tells story of real people. Lots of interesting local history items to see!

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank Pogmobuss
Reviewed December 23, 2015

A wonderful collection of artifacts, books, photographs, art, and manuscripts informatively displayed.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank OldMillPa
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