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Mennonite Information Center

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Address: 2209 Millstream Rd, Lancaster, PA 17602-1494
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+1 717-299-0954
08:00 - 17:00
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Today, a world-wide influence emanates from the Mennonite InformationCenter. Not only do more than 75,000 visitors come each year from allnationalities, ethnic backgrounds and religious persuasions, the Center receives 8,000 hits per month on its Internet Web site.

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Stopped here on our way home from the Lancaster area. Was very impressed with the the displays and knowledge of our guide. Gave a very descriptive account of Christian history... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Allendale, New Jersey
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Allendale, New Jersey
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here on our way home from the Lancaster area. Was very impressed with the the displays and knowledge of our guide. Gave a very descriptive account of Christian history and of the temple and its arc of the covenant. The two movies gave an excellent explanation of the Mennonites and the Amish history and ways of life. You leave... More 

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Charleston, West Virginia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had 2 cars that followed each other. Both of our tour guides were very informative and gave as lots of information on Amish and the Mennonites. We learned so much that we even went for an extra hour. We also enjoyed the movies and the biblical tabernacle presentation were wonderful. Highly recommend this if you are wanting to learn... More 

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 12 April 2017

The biblical tabernacal and information center are gem's in the rough. Most locals don't know this exists, but I highly recommend stopping by.

Thank aikoduds
Bear, Delaware
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Reviewed 15 March 2017

This is a spiritual tour - educational & touching. Excellent commentator, very knowledgeable most interesting. I toured with our church adult class. We just finished reading Exodus and celebrated with a field trip. Excellent story tellers.. Engaged the audience. Revealed things we missed. And best of all, revitalized enthusiasm. Group rates available! Highly recommend.

Thank Robert J
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Reviewed 9 March 2017

Our family wanted to visit Amish country but my husband came across this information center so we stopped in. We had no idea that the Mennonite religion pre-dated the Amish. We watched a short informative video, bought books and had a lengthy discussion with one of the store clerks. I would definitely recommend to anyone interested in learning a little... More 

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Reviewed 15 January 2017

The Mennonite Information Center offers extensive information on the history of the Amish and Mennonite communities in Lancaster County. The staff are very friendly, polite and helpful and will ensure that your visit is enjoyable. During a few of my summer visits, there have been book sales (held outside in the parking lot) which benefit the center and local Mennonite... More 

3 Thank Christine C
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Reviewed 3 January 2017

We got there looking for Amish communities information. The person there was very kind and knowledgeable. There's a 17 minute film about the Mennonites. Also, there are many books, videos and handcrafts for sale at this information center. We learned a bunch about the Mennonites, Amish and their culture.

2 Thank Javier C
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Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We came here for local information. Roy, a gentleman introduced us a lot of Nice places to visit and must see. He answered us every questions we have. Really appreciate his great work and we will come back again.

2 Thank Raimund C
York, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 13 December 2016

There are books galore, movies about the Amish and Mennonite communities, and a tour of the Biblical Hebrew Tabernacle. The staff is knowledgeable and friendly. Bus tour groups are welcome. A must see when in the Lancaster area!

2 Thank dzolin8
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Reviewed 5 December 2016

Caught a tour van to look at countryside in Lancaster, price very reasonable and tour was super, stops at covered bridge & store & vegtable stand. Helpful staff for the most part.

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