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Amish Farm and House

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Address: 2395 Covered Bridge Drive, Lancaster, PA 17602-1133
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+1 717-394-6185
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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In 1954, the play, “Plain and Fancy” was a smash hit on Broadway. The...

In 1954, the play, “Plain and Fancy” was a smash hit on Broadway. The Broadway hit drew a spotlight as the play was featured around the Amish lifestyle and their home: Lancaster County. This was the tipping point of a tourist boom the progressively grew from 25,000 annual visitors to 2,000,000 by 1960. Due to the increase of tourists and invasion of privacy of the Amish, Lancaster-local Adolph Neuber believe that there should be a place to accurately learn about the Amish, while respecting their privacy. An Amish family opened their home and property to visitors for tours. Since 1955, The Amish Farm and House has been connecting the Amish community and the public.

Tour Lancaster County’s Amish Farm and House. Opened nearly 60 years ago, The Amish Farm and House has hosted travelers from around the world visiting Lancaster County. Experience Lancaster County’s Premier Amish Attraction with our farm and house tours.

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I learned so much about Amish culture and traditions

I wanted to do a day trip from where I live. The Amish House and Farm is about a two hour drive from where I live in Maryland. I didn't make reservations in advance but there were... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Beltsville
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68 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I wanted to do a day trip from where I live. The Amish House and Farm is about a two hour drive from where I live in Maryland. I didn't make reservations in advance but there were enough slots available for the time I got there. I learned so much on the bus tour. A view of the beautiful homes,... More 

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Montgomery, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our time there! The gentleman that was whittling wood was absolutely the most kindest human I've ever met. The guides are separably knowledgeable and added more to our visit and we could've ever imagined! We absolutely love this place and the people are spectacular.

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2 Thank H0DGEP0DGEL0DGE
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21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having already done quite a bit backroads driving, we opted for just the general tour. The guide was knowledgeable and had a pleasant demeanor. We left feeling like we had learned much about the Amish culture. The animals were cute, and we got to see a sheep shearing. Neat experience. Recommend.

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Rhode Island
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I were passing through Lancaster and checked TripAdvisor to discover what attractions we would visit. We are both delighted that we chose the Amish Farm and House bus and house tour. Although there was some overlap in the content of tours, the two guides had distinct speaking styles and provided complementary insights into Amish life. We took... More 

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Stevensville, Canada
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17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Starting in the house, we had David as our guide. Very informative. Then we had the 90 minute bus ride through the country with two stops for souvenirs etc Then back to the back of the house for a self guided farm tour. Total time about three hours. This tour gives you a very interesting picture of Amish life at... More 

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4 Thank MacNiagara
Amish Farm a, Manager at Amish Farm and House, responded to this review

MacNiagara, We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed our Premium Package. We are glad to hear that you learned a lot from David, he's one of our the best tour guides. Thank you for spending the day with us! Thank you, The Amish Farm and House More 

Yeadon, Pennsylvania
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a must do for anyone visiting Lancaster. I thought I knew a lot about about the Amish. I learned a lot more after the tour. The farm had a large variety of animals. I even got to ride a scooter and talk with an older Amish woman in the one room school house. I had a wonderful experience.

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1 Thank bobscheerer
Amish Farm a, Manager at Amish Farm and House, responded to this review

Bobscheerer, We are glad you had a wonderful time with us in Lancaster, PA! We are also very happy to hear that you learned more about the Amish. Katie, the schoolteacher, has a wealth of information and is an invaluable member of our team- and loves to talk to people! Thank you for reviewing us, we greatly appreciate it! Come... More 

Mount Holly, New Jersey, USA
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56 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did the house and farm tour which I highly recommend should you want to know more about the Amish people. Our tour for the house was very informative and personable. After the tour we toured the farm area which was interesting, as well. They have Amish scooters which you can ride on a short path which was fun. In... More 

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4 Thank Nancy S
Amish Farm a, Manager at Amish Farm and House, responded to this review

Thank you Nancy for taking the time to review us! We are glad you found the house tour, the farm, and Chris our woodcarver all to be interesting! Our Amish scooters are a hit and one of our favorite things to do on the farm. Thank you for stopping by and allowing us to give you a glimpse into the... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We participated in the premium package of Tours. The countryside bus tour was amazing. Very informative and the tour guide provided an opportunity to buy authentic Amish crafts and food. The house tour although informative , they booked too many people. I believe it was over 30 people and one tour guide. Rooms were very very crowded and not enough... More 

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Amish Farm a, Guest Relations Manager at Amish Farm and House, responded to this review

Natia, Thank you so much for taking the time to review us, we appreciate it! We are glad to hear that the bus tour lived up to your expectations and was informative. Many people enjoy the Countryside bus tours and the stops we make! So glad you enjoyed the farm and we are very sorry that the house tour seemed... More 

Hammonton, New Jersey
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very nice tour and the shops and the grounds were interesting. We learn a lot about the Amish and their ways

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1 Thank thebrinings
Amish Farm a, Guest Relations Manager at Amish Farm and House, responded to this review

The Brinings, Thank you for reviewing us! We are happy to hear that you had a nice tour and enjoyed the grounds. We are committed to educating our visitors about the Amish lifestyle and are glad you learned so much! Come back again, The Amish Farm and House More 

Pennsylvania
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16 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Amish Farm and House was a great experience. A good stop for families. Kids will especially enjoy the farm. I enjoyed learning about the house and the way the Amish lived. The farm was great. While it is no longer a working farm, there were live animals on site. The out buildings such as the milk house, tobacco barn... More 

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Amish Farm a, Manager at Amish Farm and House, responded to this review

Ksheil, Thank you for an incredibly thorough review of our farm and gift shop! We are happy to hear that the house tour and farm tour was a good fit for your family. We are glad to hear you enjoyed talking to Chris our woodcarver, he is an indispensable member to our farm. Thank you for the kind words about... More 

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