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Valley Brethren-Mennonite Heritage Center

1921 Heritage Center Way, Harrisonburg, VA 22801-8429
+1 540-438-1275
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Important Spiritual History

Our tour started at the Visitors Center with Ray serving as our guide. He patiently walked us... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tom058
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Myersville
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Real History

Started with a detailed history from an older gentleman at the welcome center. Complete with a solo... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
HarleyDavidson71
,
Greenville, South Carolina
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1921 Heritage Center Way, Harrisonburg, VA 22801-8429
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our tour started at the Visitors Center with Ray serving as our guide. He patiently walked us through the long history of the Brethren and Mennonite movements. Two short videos closed out that part of the stop. The effects of the Civil War involving the...More

Thank Tom058
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Started with a detailed history from an older gentleman at the welcome center. Complete with a solo performance on a hundred year old portable organ which was used in traveling to entertain and enlighten the troops. I was short on time so only got to...More

Thank HarleyDavidson71
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located behind Harrisonburg High School this history museum has an inside exhibit with lots of information as well as 2 films. The information about the history and present of the Brethren and Mennonite people is presented very well. Our excellent guide took us through all...More

Thank selah71
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I take my 1st grade students here every year because it is a fantastic field trip! They are incredibly organized. Young children have something to DO at each station. It is a great way to get a view of life in the past.

Thank imatbobs
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Go back in time when life was simple and hard. Learn about the Mennonites and the Brethern and how they lived a life of service to others.Enjoy a beautiful view of the fertile Shenandoah Valley and find a inner peace that comes with this newfound...More

Thank C7883GImikeh
Reviewed 12 January 2017

A tour and hands-on experience of the lifestyle of past Mennonite and Brethern families in the valley. I had a lovely afternoon listening to the tour guides, seeing, and participating in chores required of families long ago. Would recommend a visit for any and all...More

Thank enelrayak
Reviewed 6 October 2016

I went to the Valley Brethren-Mennonite Heriatage Center today with my daughter for the first time. We had a great time. The staff/volunteers were great. It doesn't matter what your religion is... the center is very interesting and fun for everyone!

Thank tgardner917
Reviewed 15 September 2016

We learned a bunch from our guide. The tour of buildings and the video increased our learning. Donation box .

Thank Jane T
Reviewed 27 July 2016

I love bringing my kindergarten class here. They keep the children engaged with hands-on interaction.While carding wool or churning ice cream, shaking cream into butter or washing clothes on a washboard children learn about life on a farm long ago. I would highly recommend it...More

Thank Sharon K
Reviewed 6 April 2016

I'm glad we visited the Valley Brethren-Mennonite Heritage Center. The tour was educational and our tour guide made it interesting for all of us (ages 7 to 70). I was curious to learn more about the Brethren-Mennonite community and our guide answered our questions very...More

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