Mennonite Information Center – Learn About the Amish

The Mennonite Information Center

2209 Millstream Road (just off Route 30 East)
Lancaster, PA 17602

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Learn About the Amish People and Culture Here


Lancaster County is home to the oldest existing Old Order Amish settlement in the world today. If you want to learn about Lancaster County’s Amish culture and faith, visit the Mennonite Information Center. They offer a variety of services to help visitors and students gain a unique insight into the Amish faith and culture. This is a great place to begin your visit to Lancaster.

The Amish and the Mennonites both trace their spiritual heritage back to the Anabaptist movement in Europe. So, there is a special relationship between Amish and Mennonite faiths. One of the purposes of the Mennonite Information Center is to help people better understand what these two groups believe.

Who Are the Amish and the Mennonites?

The Information Center offers their guests a free walk-through exhibit to help people better understand the history of the Anabaptist movement and the Amish and Mennonite faiths. They also offer a short film about the similarities and differences between the Amish and Mennonite faiths.

Amish Books, Resources, and Visitor Information


The Mennonite Information Center offers a wide selection of books and resources to help you better understand the Amish, Mennonite, and Anabaptist traditions. You’ll find theology books, Amish and Mennonite cookbooks, and other inspirational writings.

Their knowledgeable and friendly staff can answer your questions and point you toward the helpful information you want. Plus, they carry maps and local brochures to help you get the most out of your visit to Lancaster County.

Take a Personalized Guided Tour Through the Amish Country

After learning the basics about the Amish faith, the Mennonite Information Center invites their guests to take a personalized tour of the Amish Country. Explore the Amish farmlands first-hand by having a knowledgeable tour guide hop aboard your own car and take you and your family or friends on a fascinating tour. You can ask your tour guide specific questions about Amish people and their faith. Your tour guide can customize your tour based upon your specific interests and time schedule.

What a wonderful way to get the answers you want through this unique farmlands tour personalized just for you.

Ten Thousand Villages Gift Shop


The Mennonite Information Center also hosts a Ten Thousand Villages gift shop. Ten Thousand Villages sells handmade crafts and gift items from developing countries for the purpose of supporting and encouraging those craftspeople.




The Biblical Tabernacle Reproduction


While visiting the Mennonite Information Center be sure to check out the Biblical Tabernacle.

The Biblical Tabernacle is a full-sized reproduction of the original tabernacle Moses constructed for the nation Israel. A lecture tour of the Tabernacle will explain the history, the construction, and the spiritual significance of the tabernacle. Learn more about the Biblical Tabernacle here.


Mennonite Information Center Hours and Location

The hours for the Mennonite Information Center, the Biblical Tabernacle, and their farmland tours service vary by season. Check their seasonal schedule here.

The Mennonite Information Center

Be sure to visit the Mennonite Information Center for a fascinating overview of the Amish and Mennonite faiths, and to get an enlightening inside look at Old Testament culture.


The Mennonite Information Center

2209 Millstream Road (just off Route 30 East)
Lancaster, PA 17602

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