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Menno-Hof Mennonite - Amish Visitor Center

510 S van Buren St, Shipshewana, IN 46565-8983
+1 260-768-4117
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Understanding the Amish & Mennonites

The Menno-Hof Mennonite-Amish Visitor center was a nice way to better understand the history of the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Michelle F
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North Branch, Michigan
Learn..., to understand their culture

One could spend hours here, learning the history, culture and lifestyle of the Mennonite and Amish... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2018
Edward S
,
Three Rivers, Michigan
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Amish and Mennonite museum and visitor center.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“tornado room” (17 reviews)
“self guided” (13 reviews)
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510 S van Buren St, Shipshewana, IN 46565-8983
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+1 260-768-4117
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"tornado room"
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"self guided"
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"better understanding"
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"amish history"
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"informative place"
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"information presented"
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"guided tour"
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"questions answered"
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"gift shop"
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"learning experience"
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"history lesson"
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"interactive displays"
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"great place to learn"
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"love history"
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"united states"
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"two hours"
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"staff was very friendly"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Menno-Hof Mennonite-Amish Visitor center was a nice way to better understand the history of the Amish and Mennonites. Although it was very informative I wish it went a little deeper in explanation of their lifestyles.

Thank Michelle F
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

One could spend hours here, learning the history, culture and lifestyle of the Mennonite and Amish communities. Very interesting presentations and displays.

Thank Edward S
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Reviewed 30 January 2018

We had a great time at this museum. Staff & guides were incredibly nice and very knowledgeable. We learned so much about the belief systems of the Mennonites, Hutturites and the Amish that we did not know. We have a new appreciation and understanding of...More

1  Thank Kevin G
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

The Menno Hof Visitor Centre was much more than we expected.It has a very thorough approach in teaching about the Amish and the Mennonites and the difference between them.It is so good to understand the principles they live by.A well spent 2 hours.

1  Thank 1959Farmerboy
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

This must have been the fourth of fifth time we visited. Always with family or new friends. The movie and exhibits are first rate. Any questions we have are always answered by a very well informed staff. Will we as christians from different background ever...More

Thank johnsF1919KK
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

The Menno-Hof Visitor Center is a superb way to learn about Anabaptist principles, the beginnings (and persecution) of the Amish, Hutterites, and Mennonites nearly 500 years ago, and how they made their way to America. There is a imaginative mix of teaching tools -- videos,...More

Thank goseedo
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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

The Mennonite- Hoff was a great place to visit. We had a guided tour with narratives explaining the history of the Amish people, the Mennonites, and explaining the differences between them. It was a very interesting tour and was under $10.00. There is a small...More

Thank caregivertess
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Reviewed 31 October 2017

We always wondered the difference between Mennonites and Amish. Well, now we know. The guy at the register in the gift shop welcomed us to the tour. There was guy standing next to him. I asked the first guy, "What's the difference between Mennonites and...More

Thank Bianca S
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Reviewed 31 October 2017

We learned a lot about the Amish and Mennonite communities and how they came to be in the area. Very well organized and easy to understand displays.

Thank rlfskf
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

The information presented explained the difference between the Amish, Mennonites, and the Hutterites .. and their beginnings starting from Martin Luther's Thesis that were nailed to the Roman Catholic Church Door.

Thank stanleyvince
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Yes - the parking lot could accommodate this.
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10 - 5 Mon - Sat. 10 - 7 in summer. Cost: adults: $7.00 children (ages 6-14): $4.00 family (two adults & all children ages 6-14): $16
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