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Mennonite Information Center

2209 Millstream Rd, Lancaster, PA 17602-1494
+1 717-299-0954
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Experience the Tabernacle

This is a small exhibit. You go into a room with a tabernacle model and listen to a lecture. It... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Baltimore, Maryland
Very informative and interesting

Got visit this information center. Wonderful people. Very knowledgeable in the Amish and Mennonite... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jodi M
Hemingway, South Carolina, United States
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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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  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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2209 Millstream Rd, Lancaster, PA 17602-1494
+1 717-299-0954
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a small exhibit. You go into a room with a tabernacle model and listen to a lecture. It was highly informative.

Thank akdave
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Got visit this information center. Wonderful people. Very knowledgeable in the Amish and Mennonite faith. Also has a life size version of Biblical Tabernacle that was awesome to view. Loved it. Wish I could have had more time in there. Also, Ms. Elsie was out...More

Thank Jodi M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to the Mennonite information center to learn more about the Mennonites. I had been doing some work on my family tree and found some ties to the Lancaster area. There are also opportunities to get a tour of the Amish Country.

Thank Janet L
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

A interesting museum with an unusual film explaining who are the amish. On the main road out of Lancaster.

Thank PHE22
Reviewed 7 September 2017

The Mennonite Information Center combines information about both the Amish and the Mennonite faiths. They offer two thirty-minute movies, each covering one of the faiths. Both were very informative and well done. Personal two-hour guided tours are offered and provide an outstanding introduction and exposure...More

Thank jimbauer
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Gathered great info from Reception and free documentry film. Lots of options to learn about the amish and mennonite people.

Thank Cheryl H
Reviewed 5 September 2017

There is a small general information area, but we somehow expected more detailed information about the Amish and Mennonites. During a trip almost 30 years ago, we received mush more information; it was probably a different place that we couldn't find this time.

Thank Michael J
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Dropped in here at the beginning of our visit to Lancaster County. It proved to be very useful. Sunday is very quiet here so we managed to plan around this and visit Stasburg railway.

Thank Burcottguy
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We sat through this presentation for the second time because we loved it 2 years ago. The woman who taught it was excellent and inspiring!

Thank DeltaNurse
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Started our day in the Lancaster area here last week to give the kids an understanding of the Amish/Mennonite history. We watched both the free and paid films since it was pouring outside. The free film was good, but we were disappointed with the paid...More

Thank GR_FamilyTraveler
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28 March 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!
24 May 2015|
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Response from MICmanagement | Property representative |
No, the Mennonite Information Center does not offer ancestry services. The building beside them houses the Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society, and they have resources for doing ancestry research.
23 May 2015|
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Response from namaroja | Reviewed this property |
The guide will advise you when you can take photos and when you can't. The Amish don't approve of photos of themselves, but if you are far enough away it might be all right.