Menno-Hof

510 S Van Buren St Shipshewana

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260-768-4117
See and hear the Amish-Mennonite story at Menno-Hof, the perfect place to start your visit to Amish country. Centered amid park-like grounds, the complex was built by Amish and Mennonite craftsmen during an old-fashioned barn raising. Multimedia presentations, historical environments and colorful displays take you on a fascinating journey inside the unique world of the Amish and Mennonites. History unfolds as you explore a 17th century sailing ship and replicas of a 19th century print shop, meeting house and Amish home. Experience the simulation of a tornado as the wind blows and the theatre shakes. Tours are educational with hands-on activities for all ages. The gift shop features hand-crafted items by local Amish and Mennonites.

Hours: Monday-Saturday 10am-5pm, last tour begins at 4:15 Summer Hours: June, July, August- Monday-Friday 10am-7pm, last tour begins at 6:15

  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Handicap Accessible
  • Downtown Shipshewana
  • Playground
  • Family-Fun
4.5
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Based on 249 reviews | Write a review

Very worthwhile and informative

5 Reviewed 10-16-17

If (like me) you don't know much about the Amish and Mennonites, this is a great place to learn some basics. The videos and displays are well thought out and engaging, and the guides are very... Read More


Highly recommended

5 Reviewed 10-14-17

We visited the Menno-Hof in mid October. I regard it as an education centre and story telling rather than a museum. The initial videos are very good and we had an excellent and helpful guide who took... Read More


Interesting for my dad

4 Reviewed 10-08-17

My dad found it fascinating and I have to agree with his positive opinion of the guides as well. Inexpensive, well thought out, clever displays, worth the stop of you are not knowledgeable about the... Read More

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