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  • Ephrata Cloister


The Ephrata Cloister is OPEN. 

The Cloister is open to the public Friday and Saturday from 10 am to 4 pm and Sunday from 12 to 4. Tour availability will be limited and by appointment only. Requests for appointments for the guided tours can be made by calling the site at 717-733-6600. Self guided tours are available without a reservation. More information about reopening procedures can be found here. 

Schedule subject to change without notice


Ephrata Cloister

Administered by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission:
Tom Wolf, Governor – Nancy Moses, Chair – Andrea Lowery, Executive Director

Ephrata Cloister is one of 26 historic sites and museums on the Pennsylvania Trail of History. For more information or to request a free 24-page visitor guide, visit or phone toll free 1-866-PATRAIL.

The Ephrata Cloister Associates is a non-profit organization that works in partnership with the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, supporting the mission of preservation and education at this National Historic Landmark.