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The Amish Experience

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Closed Now: 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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  • Excellent73%
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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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“jacob's choice”(75 reviews)
“vip tour”(75 reviews)
“house tour”(34 reviews)
About
Amish Country Tours is the oldest operating tour company in Amish Country, and the only operator with certified guides. Far from the commercial clutter of Route 30, the Amish Experience at Plain & Fancy Farm sits on Route 340 between Bird-in-Hand...more
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3121 Old Philadelphia Pike, Bird in Hand, PA 17505-9630
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed March 17, 2013

After growing up in Lancaster Co., we went to the Amish Experience Theater to see if they told the true story of the Amish. Surprisingly, it was not only true to life, it was interesting and fun as well! The workers were very helpful in...More

7  Thank terrykeithsmom
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed June 19, 2013

let me start off by saying that this tour is a total scam! my experience started the night before (I was staying at the Amish view Inn and Suites) I went to the tour office to get information on the tours to plan my activities...More

8  Thank Tony B
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Reviewed today

Informative. Skilled tour guides in each area. Friendly. Spent 2 days touring and would return. Each area of info gave insight as to how the Amish worked around the commitments of their life. Learned more about the children's life with the Amish, as they are...More

Thank Sightseer01529440923
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The tour guide was excellent..provided a wonderful learning experience. The entire staff of the Amish experience was very knowledgeable, friendly, and accommodating. I will definitely return...but NOT on a Sunday because most places are closed and it's day of rest for Amish community.

Thank Anne L
Reviewed 1 week ago

You have seen the buggies and have heard that Amish avoid todays life. This was an enjoyable day to discover the peaceful ways of the Amish. If not before you respect and admire the way of life they have chosen. It cant be easy -...More

Thank carlperstad
PlainTalkAmish, Artistic Director at The Amish Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear carlperstad, Thanks for your nice review. We hope we'll see you again!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Originally when I scheduled the tour I thought it would seem intrusive, barging in on Amish families treating them like a tourist attraction, disrespectful, I came to find out I was wrong! Deanna who was our guide/driver has a friendship with the families and is...More

Thank Wendy M
PlainTalkAmish, Artistic Director at The Amish Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Wendy M, thank you so much for your kind review! We are so glad that you enjoyed your tour and walked away with a new understanding. We hope to see you again!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Three women - reunited mother & daughters - took a trip to Lancaster County, PA to discover the simple & peaceful ways of the Amish. 'The Amish Experience' super-saver package was a well-rounded presentation of the Amish culture. We gained new insight into the Amish...More

1  Thank Leslie P
PlainTalkAmish, Artistic Director at The Amish Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Leslie P, So glad you enjoyed your experience! The Amish are a fascinating people and we love sharing our knowledge of them. We'll let Deanna know that you enjoyed her tour. Come visit us again!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed the whole visit. We were way late at our appointed noon time tour, but we were fit without problems into the next tour. We enjoyed mostly the mini-shuttle tour, where Terry, our guide, presented many interesting aspects of the Amish way of...More

Thank Mihai P
PlainTalkAmish, Artistic Director at The Amish Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Mihai P, Thank you so much for your wonderful review! It sounds like the farmland tour was everything you hoped it would be. We'll let Terry know how pleased you were. Hope we see you again!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our tour guide was Jeff, who was most knowledgeable, interesting, and entertaining tour guide we have ever experienced, and accommodating and sensitive to the Amish people and culture. We thoroughly enjoyed the shuttle ride, tour of the house and school and the film of Jacob’s...More

Thank Evelyn C
PlainTalkAmish, Artistic Director at The Amish Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Evelyn C, Thank you for your kind review! We'll let Jeff know how much you enjoyed his tour. And we hope to see you again!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed the experience. Learned alot. Ticket office needs more indoor seating & rest room. (MAIN rest room too far from ticket office). Excellent movie, but did not start on time.More

Thank Ronald R
PlainTalkAmish, Artistic Director at The Amish Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Ronald R, Thank you for your kind review. We are fully aware of our inadequate lobby and restroom situation. Unfortunately there is nothing we can do about it as we don't own the building. So we apologize for that. Normally the movie always starts...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Art, our guide was very knowledgeable. Loved seeing the one-room school and house adjoining it and learning how the Amish people live their lives. The bus tour was also very, very interesting. It is such a totally different way of life and being able to...More

Thank Linrob27
PlainTalkAmish, Artistic Director at The Amish Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Linrob27, Thank you for your kind review! We are glad you enjoyed everything and we'll make sure Art knows of your comments. We do apologize for the rain. Not much we can do though... Thanks again!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took my mother for her 68th birthday. They movie Jacobs Choice was eye opening. And the tour of Amish country was absolutely beautiful. We also took a buggy ride. I recommend getting the whole package. You get the most out of your money. And...More

Thank hierthanyou
PlainTalkAmish, Artistic Director at The Amish Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear hierthanyou, Thank you so much for your kind review! We really appreciate it. And please give your Mother a big Happy Birthday from all of us!

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Fátima C
October 18, 2017|
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Response from PlainTalkAmish | Property representative |
Thanks for your question! There is a bus that runs from downtown Lancaster to us, but to my knowledge it doesn't stop at the train station. The other option would be to take a taxi, which is usually how people get here from... More
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debbie69paul
September 10, 2017|
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Response from PlainTalkAmish | Property representative |
Thanks for your question! Amish View Inn & Suites (rates #1 hotel in Lancaster County on TripAdvisor) is right next door to us, along with Smokehouse BBQ & Brews. So you'd have lodging, tours and food all on the same... More
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GaGal71
June 29, 2017|
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Response from PlainTalkAmish | Property representative |
Thank you for your question! Fall can be busy for us at Amish Experience, but probably not as much as during the summer, particularly if you are coming during a weekday.
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