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Expanded Site Tours

Date(s): 07/13/2024
Time: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Our Expanded Site Tours continue on July 13 and August 10 at the Historic Ephrata Cloister. In addition to stops in the Saron (Sisters’ House) and Saal (Meetinghouse) seen by guided tour only, expanded tours will also feature stops at the Print Shop, Bakery, and Academy.   Expanded tours will last approximately 2 hours. Cost is $12.00/person.  Tours will be available on a first come, first served basis, and offered twice daily on July 13 at 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.  

Also, on July 13 the Ephrata Cloister Chorus will be holding their Summer Chorale Sampler Concert at 3:00 p.m. inside the historic 1741 Saal (Meetinghouse).  Visit the event page for more information.

On August 10, Expanded Tours will be offered at 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. 

For more information, on expanded site tours contact Dan Roe, Museum Educator 2 at or 717-733-6600. 

Ephrata Cloister

Administered by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission:
Josh Shapiro, Governor – Hayley Haldeman, 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.

Anne Brossman Sweigart Charitable Foundation
Irene Weidman Charitable Foundation
Ephrata National Bank
Black Forest Brewery/Americana 1777 Inn
A Woman’s Club of Ephrata
The Historic Ephrata Cloister Summer Hours of Operation: OPEN 9am - 4pm Wed. through Sat. & OPEN 12pm - 4pm Sun. OPEN 9am-8pm Thurs. July 25th for Twilight Hours. CLOSED Monday and Tuesday.