The Amish Farm and House
The Amish Farm and House
4.5
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
About
We are OPEN 7 days a week. Tour an historical farmhouse where an Amish once lived, enjoy a guided countryside drive through Amish farmlands. Our 15-acre farm is filled with friendly animals who can't wait to meet you! Escape to Amish Country and enjoy your vacation at a slower pace. Here at the Amish Farm and House you can cross off your entire 'Amish Country bucket list' with us! We have guided house and bus tours, buggy rides, 15-acre farm visits, animals, Amish artisans, food and more! We invite you to visit our historic house museum and completely immerse yourself into the Amish lifestyle. Our bus tours will guide you through picturesque Amish farmlands and make stops at Amish shops. After touring with us, pet our farm animals and visit an Amish one-room schoolhouse all on our 15-acre farm. We've been welcoming guests to Amish Country since 1955 when we started as America's first Amish educational museum. Now it's your turn to experience the beauty of Amish Country.
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  • Kathy T
    4 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Baby Goat Yoga
    We went to the farm for the baby goat yoga. Although my boyfriend was skeptical at first, we both had an amazing time. The instructor was knowledgeable and the "goat handlers" did an amazing job as well. We didn't have a chance to tour much of the farm as it was simply sweltering and we just wanted to cool off. What we did see was beautiful and we would definitely return on a cooler day. Do baby goat yoga, you won't regret it!
    Thank you for joining us for goat yoga! We are so glad that you and your boyfriend enjoyed the experience. Hope to see you again soon!
    Written July 17, 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited July 2023
    Traveled as a couple
    Written July 16, 2023
  • CarlKHawaiiNei
    San Jose, California384 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A great way to learn a bit about the Amish
    Had a wonderful stay in Lancaster County. While there we spent an afternoon at the Amish Farm House. Outstanding docent tour explained a number of components to Amish life. After the tour we wandered about the site, visiting the goats, the blacksmith shop, etc. If you find yourself in the area, you'd be hard pressed to see a better use of your time.
    Thank you so much for visiting! We really appreciate the kind words. Hope to see you again soon!
    Written July 22, 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited June 2023
    Traveled as a couple
    Written July 22, 2023
  • mwtchan
    New York City, New York16 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Informative intro to local Amish communities
    Did a bus tour solo on a Saturday afternoon. Would recommend! I was initially a bit hesitant, but the experience ended up being informative, easygoing, punctual, and didn't feel voyeuristic at all. There were about a dozen people in my group - the vans can't fit many more than that. We drove around bucolic farmland, throughout which the driver pointed out many details and backstories relevant to local Amish life, which I could not have picked up driving around solo. We made three visits to friendly local Amish businesses, and the driver seemed to have good personal relationships with them. Helpful and relaxed intro to local Amish communities amid idyllic scenery. Thanks, Rose!
    We are so glad you enjoyed the Countryside Bus Tour, and we love your description of the experience! Thank you very much for the kind words. We will be sure to tell Rose that she did a great job. Thank you for visiting! Hope to see you again soon.
    Written July 31, 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited July 2023
    Traveled solo
    Written July 30, 2023
  • beachrobin12
    Ocean View, Delaware32 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Very personal bus tour
    Just my husband and I on the bus tour, and one other couple on the house tour. Both tour guides were extremely knowledgeable about the history and current lifestyle of the Amish. We found it all fascinating. Such a beautiful, pristine, scenic area!
    We are so glad you enjoyed your visit! We really appreciate the kind words. Thank you very much for taking the time to leave a review. We hope to see you again sometime soon!
    Written December 4, 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited December 2023
    Traveled as a couple
    Written December 1, 2023
  • Tim G
    4 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Best Amish Trip & Guide ever.
    Holiday Tours provided a motorcoach with 50 passengers requiring a custom tour provided by "The Amish Farm House". Tim Talley was our personal step on guide and was just amazing. The tour was roughly 2 hours with several special stops and opportunities to shop and explore along with a vast amount of knowledge that was given to our passengers. His personality and charm won our people over in a matter of minutes along with his unique sense of humor, stories and jokes. We consider ourselves blessed to have had this opportunity and highly suggest their services
    Thanks for the great review! We appreciate the kind words about Tim and will pass them along to him.
    Written December 5, 2023
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    Visited December 2023
    Traveled on business
    Written December 5, 2023
  • Fred S
    223 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    SANTA AND GOATS.
    The Amish Farm and House did their annual Santa 🎅 and Goats 🐐 event on 12/9/23. The weather was perfect for December. If you have young children and can get to this place, I strongly recommend this event as an alternative to a mall Santa. It was a great day. You can take your pictures and then you can tour the farm. This place also offers bus tours of the Amish Country. Keep in mind all Amish owned / operated business are closed on Sundays. The BBQ barn was open; they had awesome hot pretzels. If there was only 1 thing I could add, the BBQ barn would serve the apple cider milkshakes during the Santa and goats event.
    We're delighted you enjoyed your visit with Santa. Thanks so much for the detailed review!
    Written December 15, 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited December 2023
    Traveled with family
    Written December 10, 2023
  • Revi M
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A must do!
    Everyone was so friendly and accommodating. With our bus not being at capacity and Dale being a knowledgeable tour guide, everyone agreed it was well worth the ticket price. I love the personal anctedotes Dale shared. He was so patient answering all of our questions. We managed to go to three stops and was given ample time to visit so we could keep on schedule. I'm so glad someone suggested to do this tour.
    Thanks so much for the kind words about Dale! Glad to hear that you enjoyed your tour.
    Written December 15, 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited December 2023
    Traveled with family
    Written December 13, 2023
  • Roving752363
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Making Memories
    The Christmas Cookie Tour was very nice! My neice and I went on my sister Kathy's birthday to honor her. You see , my sister and I always baked our Christmas cookies together, and since her passing, my neice and I carry on the tradition. The driver of our bus was so informative! I thought I knew about the Amish..but I learned so much more. And it didn't feel like a history lesson..but more like a friend telling us a story. All the homes where very inviting and the cookies so good. We were able to bring home cookie samples , recipes and baked good too. I would recommend this trip to anyone! Treat yourself next Christmas!
    Thanks so much for touring with us, it's touching to hear your reasoning behind the tour. So glad you were able to create a new memory. Thanks!
    Written December 28, 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited December 2023
    Traveled with family
    Written December 26, 2023
  • DCRESIDENT486
    Washington DC, District of Columbia36 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Good Insight on the Amish Culture
    We visited the end of March when farming resumed for the season. It was an insightful bus ride with Dale through the country side...there was no question he could not answer! It was interesting and unexpected to see how the Amish community is so co-mingled with the non-Amish.
    Thank you so much for visiting! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your tour with Dale! We will be sure to let him know. We hope to see you again soon!
    Written March 27, 2024
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited March 2024
    Traveled as a couple
    Written March 25, 2024
  • michaela
    East Berlin, Pennsylvania6 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great experience as a local
    I visited with my boyfriend and my family. We all enjoyed the house tour and the self-guided tour of the grounds. All of the staff, volunteers and vendors we encountered were friendly and helpful. We learned a lot of new information during our visit even though we are local. I enjoyed seeing the animals, especially the sweet kitty.
    Thank you very much for the kind words! We are glad you had a great visit. Hope to see you again soon!
    Written May 2, 2024
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited April 2024
    Traveled as a couple
    Written May 1, 2024
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AmazinFan
Wilmington, NC52 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2020 • Couples
We entered just wanting to browse the store but somehow we got corralled into buying tour tickets. The brief lecture part was interesting but the house tour, discussion and walk through was not worth the cost. It was cold and dreary so walking through the farm area was not something we wanted to do but is available after the home visit. There is also an add on that takes a group on a bus tour to some pre approved Amish Folks homes and a roadside store. We found those things on our own and explored the area without shelling out money. We found some nice, quality made (Amish pride and workmanship) items that we bought for our home. We enjoyed our visit and would like to go back some day during nicer weather and better time of year.
Written January 11, 2021
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Thanks for your recent visit! We are happy to hear you enjoyed the guided house tour and learned a few new things about the Amish. We are proud to be America's first educational Amish museum, with the purpose of educating the public about the Amish. The weather surely did put a damper on your day, the farm is so beautiful in the Spring, Summer and Fall but winter days can be quiet dreary. If you're in Amish Country again, we'd suggest stopping by when we have Amish artisans and crafters for you to interact with.
Written January 20, 2021
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Joan M
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2021
This is my third time visiting the Farm. I have enjoyed it every single time! The first two times, it was with my husband and we just did Goat Yoga and walked around a bit. It was lovely. This third time, I brought my Niece, her son, my brother and sister in law...We did yoga in the early afternoon and spent the rest of the day just walking around, visiting with the animals, feeding our faces on the most delicious food I've had in quite some time. The baby goats were the highlight of the trip. Although they were a bit young to really participate in the yoga, it was still a lot of fun to watch them play. We will be back in about a month for another session of yoga, and will be bringing more people. Thank you ALL for being as gracious and welcoming.
Written June 8, 2021
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It sounds like you filled an entire day with FUN and baby goats. You saw and experienced the best parts of the farm- from the BBQ barn food to feeding the animals. The first few weeks of goat yoga are very special, as the goats are still young and love to jump around and play. In July-August they like to climb and jump on people more. We can't wait for you to experience it again when they are 2 months old!
Written June 9, 2021
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TheGoodBadandFugly
Landenberg, PA73 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2020 • Couples

My wife and I live 45 min away and I personally have worked with the Amish so we already know quite a bit about the culture. We took my sister who came up from Virginia on the tour. My wife and I still learned something new during the bus tour. The bus tour was nicely done. They did a great job of maintaining social distancing and the driver was very knowledgeable and accommodating. We stopped at two places that I wasn't aware of and that turned out to be a find for my wife and I. The farm house tour was brief but informative as well. The guide for the house tour was also very good. It's not a complete Amish home since portions of the home were converted into space for the business. The farm itself is a self guided tour but the grounds are spacious and there are a lot of interesting exhibits as well as animals. Be sure to visit the wood carver. There is an outbuilding selling food, snacks, & drinks and plenty of outdoor seating. The day we were there they had a chicken and rib BBQ. We didn't eat anything there but the BBQ looked and smelled really good. My sister enjoyed everything as well. It was a really nice day out. Especially after months of lockdown due to the pandemic. Definitely a good value & we definitely recommend. Even if, like my wife and I, you already know a bit about the Amish.

Written July 12, 2020
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Yay! It's so exciting to hear that we were able to share new information with you. We are happy that you felt safe and comfortable with our social distancing protocols on our bus. It sounds like you really enjoyed the farm tour more than anything! Our woodcarver, Chris, is a character and such a great artisan. He is here Thursday-Saturday, so happy you were able to meet him. You might want to make a return trip back to the farm... the BBQ is DELICIOUS. Be sure to order a soft pretzel too.
Written July 20, 2020
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clostridium gretani
2 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2022 • Solo
It was raining when I did my tour. I thought that I would be actually seeing the Amish people in their houses. But that's okay. I got to see a glimpse of what their houses will look like inside the House Tour, how their clothes look like, the rooms, the kitchen, and even for when there is a funeral. It amazes me how, in this modern, wasteful world, there are still people who value frugality. And this frugality is turned into an asset by way of entrepreneurship. I especially appreciate how my questions about winter has been answered: how they go to school when there is snow, and how they keep themselves warm.

The bus tour, by coincidence, was a great help, as I had a painful time walking due to sprain of my hip from walking the previous day. I was able to see the community life: school, church, farm, workhouse (for the blacksmiths), and horse-and-buggies we met throughout the trip. I learned of the fact of how a buggy would look like based on the passengers in it. Rumspringa was also explained. I was amazed the see the Dutch Belted cows (aka the Oreo cows, and as per another traveler when he described the brown belted cows, the 'S'mores cows'. The tour guide loved the term, and she'll use it from then on), as well as the cows which I thought were Texas Longhorns (I could be wrong). I was also amazed how they were able to harness technology to suit their needs.

When I did the house tour, I didn't expect to see alpacas!!!! Yey!!!

This tour made me travel back in time. Yet, it also made me realize that the Amish way of life is a countertrend to what modernism teaches: those who do not accept progress fail to thrive. The Amish people have used history and progress to their advantage to keep life as it is and has been.
Written September 12, 2022
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Thank you for leaving us a review! We are glad you had a good visit!
Written September 13, 2022
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KuhnsGuy
Perkasie, PA263 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2020 • Family
Speedy, friendly check-in for tickets. Bus itself was clean and air-conditioned. Our guide, Barry, was articulate and knowledgeable. A very nice tour through surrounding countryside filled with great narration but not one of those tours where the driver bellows at you non-stop. Great work, Barry!

They make two stops along the way with restrooms, ice cream, milkshake and snack possibilities. Evenly spaced so young children will have chances to use a bathroom if you’re considering bringing them with you.

The farm itself we toured and was good but not phenomenal. Not a negative at all, just didn’t reach out and grab you. Some goats, cows and so on. Young kids will enjoy it more than older one.

Great trip, great guide and a wonderful experience. Worth the money.
Written July 14, 2020
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Hey! Thanks for your kind words about our tour guide Barry. He's a retired school teacher and a native to Amish Country. He even went to school with Amish children, he knows his stuff. We will share your kind words with him. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed the stops on the bus! The ice cream is to die for. The air-conditioned bus is a great bonus during the summer months. Thanks for your recommendations and thorough review. We appreciate it!
Written July 20, 2020
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Elisa Y
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2020 • Family
I have been telling everyone I talk to how wonderful our experience here was! My friend and I took our 4 kids (ages range from 5 years to 10 months old) and were really impressed. The interior of the facility itself was clean and organized, the employees were friendly (one young woman even helped me lift my stroller into the kitten house so my sleepy toddler could participate!), and the outdoor grounds were well kept and peaceful. We enjoyed hands-on time with the chickens, baby goats, and even some adorable kittens and fed lots of hungry goats and one impressive steer.

We never felt rushed or crowded, and it was a great low-key way to spend a day with a group of little people. Hand sanitizer pumps were placed everywhere, and it was clear that lots of thought went into making the property safe without taking away any of its charm. Well priced, conveniently located, perfect. Highly recommend!
Written October 3, 2020
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Thank you for your wonderful review. Our farm is really beautiful and spacious; the perfect antidote for this year! We are so glad you had fun! Thanks!
Written October 16, 2020
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Joan M
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2020
I was there for Goat Yoga. This was my second time there and I will be back! Although I an terrible doing the yoga, laughing and enjoying the baby goats is well worth the time. The young ladies helping with the class and everyone there was so cheerful and made everyone feel welcome. I will be bringing others back to do the yoga and the tours.
Written June 23, 2020
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Hey! Thank you so much for your kind words. It's exciting to have repeat visitors, how blessed are our goats?!? And you're right, goat yoga is heavy on the goats and light on the yoga. Thanks for recommending us and bringing more people to the farm. Thank you!!
Written June 26, 2020
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Nate K
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2021 • Family
We visited the farm as a family, and I was very impressed with how kid-friendly it was. The staff were very accommodating of our request to accommodate toddlers’ nap schedules by modifying tour times where possible.

The entire experience was terrific with the tours as well. Debi, our bus tour guide, gave us a deep appreciation for the Amish way of life and she was so knowledgeable and friendly. Goat yoga and the scooter run were hits as well from the farm! We also enjoyed the BBQ food truck. I would recommend this experience to anyone.
Written June 6, 2021
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Thank you so much for this glowing review. You've made our day. We understand how hard it can be to travel with little ones and so we are always happy to accomdate our customers. We'll be sure to share your kind words with Debi! Thanks for your review and recommendation.
Written June 11, 2021
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Betty D
Austin, Texas, United States26 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2021
This historic 1800's Amish farmhouse survives the changing times amidst modern chain stores. Since the 1950's, presently this unoccupied house has been available for tourists wanting to experience an Amish farm. A knowledgeable tour guide will take you through this house before you go on a self-guided tour of the extensive acreage. There is also a bus tour offered to see other Amish countryside, markets, farms and restaurants.
Written August 23, 2021
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Thank you so much Betty for your review of our Guided Farmhouse tour!
Written August 26, 2021
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emilyjune92
Arlington, VA22 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2020
Me, my fiance, and my mom did the 7pm goat yoga on a summer Friday night, and it was so much fun! My fiance surprisingly said it was one of the funnest things he's ever done, and my mom had a great relaxing time. You are encouraged to do as much or as little yoga as you want, and to give the goats lots of love. Everyone who worked there was extraordinarily helpful & nice. The pictures they took turned out great, and I appreciated that we were allowed to take our own pictures as well. Since it is outdoors in the summer, I do recommend bringing bug spray! Before or after yoga you are welcome to tour the farm and see all the animals they have. We spent about 40 minutes doing yoga, and probably combined 30-40 minutes before/after walking around the farm
Written August 25, 2020
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WHAT?! THE FUNNEST THING HE'S EVER DONE? What a nice compliment, so very happy to read this review. Thank you for your kind words about our staff and our class. We really do appreciate that you took the time to make a review. We hope that you are able to make it again next year.
Written August 28, 2020
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