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Jacob’s Choice at the Amish Experience Theater

Jacob’s Choice
at the Amish Experience Theater

3121 Old Philadelphia Pike (Route 340)
Bird-in-Hand, PA 17505

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Jacob’s Choice – A Story About the Amish in Today’s Society

Jacob's ChoiceThe compelling story of Jacob’s Choice is told through the lives of the Fishers, an Old Order Amish family. Enjoy what is only the third “experiential theater” in North America, and the magical effects of wind, rain, smoke, fire, and others that bring the story to life.

Experience the struggle Jacob faced between staying true to his Amish heritage and choosing to live in the modern world. Also, witness the terrible religious persecution of the Amish forefathers and their voyage to America nearly 400 years ago.

Jacob’s challenges allow visitors a peek inside what it means to be Amish and live in the Amish world of faith and tradition. Enjoy this emotional story of Jacob, his family, and the resilience of the Amish community throughout the years.

Jacob’s Choice Show Times & Ticket Prices

Jacob’s Choice is a 35-40 minute long show. Shows generally run on the hour from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. But these times may vary with the season. Check the current operating schedule here.

There are a variety of ticket option and packages available. See your ticket price options here.

Tour the Fisher Family’s Amish Home

Guided tours are available of the Amish Homestead of the Fisher family in Jacob’s Choice. The home is located right next door to the theater. Here you’ll learn much more about Amish life. And your tour guide can answer all your questions. Learn more.

Get ticket information here.  Amish Experience package plans are also available offering discounts for Jacob’s Choice, the Amish Country Homestead, and Amish Country farmland tours.

Jacob’s Choice
at the Amish Experience Theater

3121 Old Philadelphia Pike (Route 340)
Bird-in-Hand, PA 17505

Visit website

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Aaron & Jessica’s Buggy Rides

3121 Old Philadelphia Pike (Rt. 340), (Between Bird-in-Hand & Intercourse), Ronks, PA 17572, 717-768-8828

Lancaster's only ride through real working non-commercial Amish farms. Start your ride through our covered bridge, rain or shine. 4-mile tour with Amish guides. Family owned. Open all year. Longer rides available. Group and bus tours welcome. See you! Ask about Rumspringa and "Amish Mafia".  Visit website

Amish Country Homestead & One-Room School

3121 Old Philadelphia Pike (Route 340), Bird-in-Hand, PA 17505, 717-768-8400

Tour the only officially designated “Heritage Site” Amish house. Explore the nine rooms as your certified guide unravels the riddles of Amish clothing and life without electricity. Sit at authentic Amish desks in the Fisher One-Room School and learn how eight grades are taught in one room.   Visit website

Amish Experience SuperSaver Tour

3121 Old Philadelphia Pike (Rt. 340), Bird-in-Hand, PA 17505, 717-768-8400

Enjoy the emotional story of “Jacob’s Choice” in the Amish Experience Theater. Explore the Amish Country Homestead & One-Room School. Discover the spectacular beauty of the Amish farmlands on your 14-passenger shuttle, led by a certified Amish Country tour guide.  Visit website

Amish Experience: Theater, Homestead, & Farm Tours

3121 Old Philadelphia Pike (Rt. 340), Bird-in-Hand, PA 17505, 717-768-8400

The Amish Experience is a complete interpretive center focusing on Amish culture and heritage.  Completely surrounded by Amish farmland along Route 340, the experience offers “Jacob’s Choice” in the Amish Experience multi-media Theater, guided walking tours of an Amish House & School, and guided bus tours of the Amish farmland.    Visit website

AmishView Inn & Suites

at Plain & Fancy Farm, 3125 Old Philadelphia Pike (Rt 340), Bird-in-Hand, PA 17505, 866-735-1600

Tripadvisor’s #1 Lancaster County Hotel. Trivago’s #1 National 3-star Hotel. Located on AAA Scenic Byway. Indoor pool, spa, fitness center, whirlpools & fireplaces make AmishView perfect for an intimate getaway or family vacation. Complimentary breakfast buffet, WiFi, DVD players, special amenities & kitchenettes in every room. Value packages.   Visit website

Old Country Store, The

3510 Old Philadelphia Pike (Route 340), Intercourse, PA 17534-0600, 717-768-7101, 800-828-8218

Historic store offering Lancaster County’s finest, locally handmade quilts and crafts. We proudly sell “Made in USA.” Also favored for our exceptional customer service, extensive selection of quilting fabric and sewing notions, innovative kitchen gadgets, novelty wares, and old-fashioned toys. Monday – Saturday, 9am – 6:30pm; June – October; 9am – 5pm, November – May.  Visit website

Smokehouse BBQ and Brews at Plain & Fancy Farm

3121 Old Philadelphia Pike (Rt. 340), one mile east of Bird-in-Hand, PA 17505

Authentic BBQ, house-made sauces, sides, salads, hand-crafted brews & spirits. Menu also includes Traditional Lancaster County Favorites including Amish country's original Build Your Own Feast.  Buggy Rides, Theater, Homestead, Tours & Shopping on-premise.  7 days.  Call Ahead Seating & Walk-ins welcome. Visit website