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Menno-Hof Mennonite - Amish Visitor Center

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Well Worth A Visit

As others have mentioned, this is a very well done museum experience. You go from room to room but... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Downers Grove, Illinois
Museum tour really well done.

This is an interesting place to visit. The tour was unique and very well done. Not much standing... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Terri M
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Amish and Mennonite museum and visitor center.
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510 S van Buren St, Shipshewana, IN 46565-8983
+1 260-768-4117
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Reviewed 6 days ago

As others have mentioned, this is a very well done museum experience. You go from room to room but get to sit and experience that particular subject. It is a great way to run a museum, not much walking but certainly not lacking on information....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an interesting place to visit. The tour was unique and very well done. Not much standing or walking was required.

Thank Terri M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a very nice presentation on the Amish - Mennonite - Hutterite lifestyle. We learned a lot about who they are, where they are from and what they believe. Well worth the price of admission. It turns out we share many core values with...More

Thank kerolacamper
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is great lots of info and very nice tour guides. This is mostly a self guided tour with the guides meeting you a points to explain what you will be looking at.There are buttons at each display you can push and get info.You will...More

Thank hstufforu
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed visiting the Menno-Hof Visitor Center. It was well done and very informative, although the majority of it was slanted toward the Mennonite, with just a nod toward the Amish, tradition. Our guide was friendly and knowledgeable, and part of the visit was self-guided....More

Thank dhardie66
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not sure about what we would see in the museum , we were pleasantly surprised with the excellent "rooms" and videos that were presented. If you are a Christian this would be a "must see" place to visit. It removes any false impressions you might...More

Thank etrkm
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Learn accurate information of the life and faith of the Amish and Mennonites in North central Indiana. Modest charge for a guided tour, several short video help tell the story. The tornado theater let you experience the power and destructive of a tornado and how...More

Thank Gloria S
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Really informative, and a must see for those who are interested in learning about local culture. (The un-touristy side of things, I think)

Thank booboohoneynut
Reviewed 14 September 2018

We went to the Menno-Hof visitor center to learn about the Mennonite, Hutterite, and Amish religious beginnings. This is a great museum with short movies interspersed with self read displays. At each new room, a docent gave a short introduction before a short movie started....More

Thank lynclarke
Reviewed 8 September 2018

This is a museum of sorts to gain invaluble information of Amish history The first most amazing fact is that the building itself was erected by so few with the precision of a major architect. It was put together as if it were a barn...More

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Response from Krista P | Reviewed this property |
Yes - the parking lot could accommodate this.
16 May 2015|
Response from Kalli I | Reviewed this property |
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