Learn About the Amish, the Mennonites, and the Biblical Tabernacle
The Mennonite Information Center, located in the middle of things along Route 30 east of Lancaster, is a great place to begin your exploration of the Pennsylvania Dutch Country. Here you can get get a helpful and informative introduction to the Amish and Mennonites, their faith and values, and their cultures.
Who Are the Amish? Your Questions Answered
The Mennonite Information Center offers a free gallery on the history of the Amish and Mennonite faiths. Then watch their informative multi-media program “Who Are the Amish”, which takes an inside look at the Amish, their faith, and their values. The information center staff is very helpful in answering guest’s questions. See their coupon offer.
The Mennonite Information Center also offers tour guide services for both motor coach groups and individuals and families. Their informative and experienced tour guides can hop aboard your bus and give your group a very personalized tour of our Lancaster County countryside, including Amish and Mennonite shops and farms. They can answer your specific questions about the Amish and their lifestyle. For individuals and families, they offer a step-on guide service. One of their tour guides can ride along with you in your car and personalize your tour based upon your questions and interests. Both services offer a very helpful and personalized introduction to the Amish way of life.
The Biblical Tabernacle Reproduction
The Biblical Tabernacle Reproduction is a full-size reproduction of Moses’ original Hebrew Tabernacle. This structure is based upon the instructions given by God to Moses in the book of Exodus. This exhibit is fascinating to students of the Bible as well as those interested in cultural studies.
Inside the tabernacle you’ll see life-sized replicas of the ark of the covenant, the table of shew bread, the golden candlestick, and more. Knowledgeable guides explain the purpose and spiritual significance of these items as well as the altar of incense, the holy of holies, and the role of the priests. Thousands of people visit the Biblical Tabernacle each year. See their coupon offer.
Mennonite Information Center
Be sure to visit the Mennonite Information Center for a fascinating overview of the Amish and an enlightening inside look at Old Testament culture.