The Mennonite Heritage Center welcomes visitors year round. There is an overview exhibit: Work and Hope: Mennonite Life in Eastern Pennsylvania, accompanied by an optional half-hour film: The Earth Is the Lord’s.
Other highlights include:
—Mary Jane Lederach Hershey Fraktur Gallery
—John L. Ruth Historical Library and Archives
–Welcome Center with complimentary coffee and wifi, and items for sale
—events and workshops throughout the year
Hours: Tuesday through Friday, 10 am-5 pm; Saturday, 10 am-2 pm.
Masks are required.
$7.00 suggested admission for exhibits and library (no charge for MHC members and children under 12).
There is handicap access to all public areas of the building.
Special tours can be scheduled. Call 215-256-3020.
Groups are cordially invited to come for a Sunday afternoon visit by scheduling in advance (we ask for one week’s notice). We will also be available for church groups on Sunday mornings (please schedule in advance)–bring your Sunday School class to the Mennonite Heritage Center to learn the faith stories of our Anabaptist forebears.
The Mennonite Heritage Center is located at 565 Yoder Road in Harleysville, Pa., 30 miles north of Philadelphia, 3 miles west of Lansdale Exit 31 of the Northeast Extension of the Pennsylvania Turnpike. From PA Turnpike exit ramp turn right and travel northwest on Sumneytown Pike for 4 miles. Turn right on Maple Avenue for 0.8 miles. Turn left on Yoder Road for 0.1 miles. Right into MHC driveway. MHC is last building on driveway.