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Amish & Mennonite Heritage Center

Behalt offers fascinating and enjoyable way to learn about the Amish and Mennonite people. Besides a free 15-minute video presentation, visitors may take a 30-minute interpretive tour (paid admission) of a colorful, stunning 265-ft x 10-ft original oil painting depicting Amish and Mennonite history. The presentation is world-class and the facility is handicap accessible and built to accommodate motor coach groups. The mural was painted by German-born, internationally known artist Heinz Gaugel. Other displays highlight heritage aspects of Amish and Mennonites. The Center also has a large selection of books by and about the Amish and Mennonites, local crafts, art gallery, displays, large clean restrooms, and offers group rates. A special exhibit of relief wood carvings display the craftsmanship of local Amish cabinet builder. Pioneer Barn houses an original Conestoga Wagon that brought early settlers to Holmes County. Restored one-room school, dating from 1856, used to tell story of Amish education.
Address

Amish & Mennonite Heritage Center
5798 County Road 77

Berlin, Ohio 44610

Phone Number(s)

Toll-Free: (877) 858-4634
Local Number: (330) 893-3192
Fax: (330) 893-3529

E-mail Address(es)

info@behalt.com

Hours

Monday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday: 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday: 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Special Hours: spec hrs, Fri-Sat, June -- October

Website(s)

Homepage

Admission

Senior: 7.85
65 +
Children: 4.25
Children pricing is for ages 6 to 12.
Schoolhouse, adults: 4.50
Pioneer Barn, adult: 4.50
Combination, adult: 12.50
Package ticket for Behalt, School, Barn
Adults: 8.75

Accepted Forms of Payment

Cash, Check, Debit Card, Discover, Mastercard, Visa

Parking

FREE

DiscoverOhio Itineraries

  • Amish Country Getaway
    by Discover Ohio

    Enjoy the beauty and slow pace of northeast Ohio’s Amish country with a two- or three-day getaway. Your first stop is the Amish & Mennonite Heritage Center in Berlin to learn about the Amish lifestyle. Explore an authentic Amish home, shop in a quaint downtown and taste the comfort of Amish foods at local restaurants. Relax at the beautiful  Barn Inn Bed and Breakfast where rooms feature Jacuzzis and fireplaces to warm up the night.

    On your way home stop at Heini's Grourmet Market for some homemade goodies, especially, for the cheese!

Partner Itineraries

  • Amish Country Cultural Experience
    by Partner Author

    Ohio's Amish country is rich in both local artisans, and centers of cultural information and historical preservation. Follow this itinerary to experience our arts, crafts, and history.
  • Cultural Tour in Holmes County Amish Country
    by Partner Author

    There is so much more to Amish Country Ohio than gift shops, cheese factories, and Amish culture.  You will find pottery, art galleries, carvings, and more.  This map highlights the cultural side of Holmes County.

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