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Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society

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History buffs! This is IT!!!

Amazing place to relax and get a look at the past! The front desk Lady was so so very helpful and... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2018
Michael H
Our Summer Trips from LI NY

Videos were very informative specially for kids to have hands on experience and learn about... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2018
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Reviewed 4 November 2018

Amazing place to relax and get a look at the past! The front desk Lady was so so very helpful and knew her history!When asked about how long we needed to check this place out she said about half and hour or so ?? We...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Michael H
Reviewed 26 July 2018

Videos were very informative specially for kids to have hands on experience and learn about biblical history.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

Worth a trip for the explanation and history of the Anabaptists in Lancaster PA. We are also Ancestory buffs--Information ++ if you have Pennsylvania Heritage

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

Nice little museum for $5. Used books for sale in back had good selection. New books and other crafts as well. Friendly staff. They do artist exhibitions/shows.

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank lewis t
Reviewed 12 November 2017

This is not a huge place, they ask for a donation. There is a walk around area that shows the Menonite life and history. There is a movie you can see for a charge and they have a room for special programs at certain times,...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Michael B
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Very helpful staff member directed us to our areas of interest. There is a research area for genealogy which I did not have time to take advantage of. There was a good selection of books about the Mennonite movement in Europe as well as America.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank JANL402
Reviewed 25 August 2017

I have stopped here several times and am always greeted with a friendly smile. They offer a couple of films about the Mennonites and Amish, they have a model of the Tabernacle and a great gift shop that supports missions.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Cheryl L D
Reviewed 22 June 2017

This place was very good for adults and larger children, not toddlers or infants. The place was very neat and clean. We have passed this place many times but someone suggested and was well worth our time.

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank sandy k
Reviewed 18 May 2017

A really great history of Amish & Mennonite beliefs, traditions, day to day life tracing today's practices back to Christian Europe and Judaism to Israel. Not only religious but a thorough and thoughtful understanding of how the "Plain People" got to today.

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank LKeck
Reviewed 20 May 2016

Family and friends all enjoyed the experience at the Mennonite Historical Society. The movies were very informitive about the difference between the Amish and Mennonites and the guided tour of the Tebernacle disply was educational. Nice place to visit especially if interested in history.

Date of experience: May 2016
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Response from Jean R | Reviewed this property |
Admission at the time we went was $5. There is an extra fee to see the movie about the Amish. It was worth seeing, but we can't remember the cost.
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