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Mennonite Information Center

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The staff were very helpful in pointing us in the right direction when trying to find relatives and... read more

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Gail W
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Weyburn, Canada
A great place to visit.

The staff are full of local history and information. The 2 videos are worth wat hint as they give... read more

Reviewed December 11, 2018
Helennotter
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Cobourg, Canada
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A place to come to learn about the Mennonites and Amish of Lancaster County through literature, videos, guided tours, and conversation with a knowledgeable staff person. Also we have a full-scale model of the Biblical Tabernacle on our grounds.
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2209 Millstream Rd, Lancaster, PA 17602-1494
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff were very helpful in pointing us in the right direction when trying to find relatives and businesses that maybe able to further help us in our journey. They gave us maps to areas we wanted to check out. I bought a couple great...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

The staff are full of local history and information. The 2 videos are worth wat hint as they give you lots of information about the local area. The staff are friendly, helpful, and seem to be able to answer any question. They also have information...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Helennotter
Reviewed November 11, 2018

Based on reviews we decide to start our time in Amish country at this location. We enjoyed the free film and exhibits that explained about the Mennonites and their differences from the Amish. We hired a private guide to take us to some Amish locations....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 8, 2018

My friend and I were so thrilled to make this our first stop in Lancaster! The information from the tour, movie and the staff were amazing! We learned so much! The store had so many items to look at and buy (we kept thinking limited...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 5, 2018

They carry wonderful gifts; staff is very friendly and helpful; they feature items from other countries..

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Doris L
Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

We had a tour from the Mennonite Information Centre. Melba was our guide, she was Mennonite but had grown up Amish and came in our car with 2 couples for 3 hours of exploring the Amish farmland. She was born and raised in the area...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 17, 2018

Everyone comes to Lancaster County to see the Amish. It is good to learn about how they and and Mennonites began. This is a good place to do it. They have short films and a recreation of the hebrew tabernacle. There is also a 10,000...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 11, 2018

What a great place to start our Vacation. This charming bookstore, had just about anything you would think of that supported the surrounding culture. It also offers films and I believe tours. We bought quit a few books while we were here.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

We are seniors and faithful Christians. We enjoyed the film and especially the Tabernacle exhibit. The shop is filled with interesting material of all varieties. We booked the ride along tour and it was the highlight of our visit. David Fidler was a great guide....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Susan R
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Christmas bazaar. Local artists presenting their wares for sale for Christmas. Friendly, professional. Lots of gifts, books, and items in gift shop. Museum w Mennonite furniture on display. Worth a pop in to check out interesting crafts.

Date of experience: December 2017
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puffinpower
August 6, 2018|
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Response from David K | Reviewed this property |
As Peter said, the center itself is not much. A small museum, some short films, and a gift shop. And they’ll answer some general questions. But this is where you hire a guide to take you into the Amish country. And that is... More
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Response from Peter L | Reviewed this property |
Ask for a guide through the Mennonite Information Center. They are proficient in explaining the lifestyle and beliefs of the Mennonites/Pennsylvania Dutch. Most important, they can guide you to the places of interest and... More
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March 28, 2017|
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Response from MICmanagement | Property representative |
Our group rate is $7.50/adult for the Tabernacle. Give us a call for more information!
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