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Expanded Site Tours

Date(s): 08/10/2024
Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

On Second Saturdays throughout the summer (June 8, July 13, August 10), experience an expanded guided site tour of 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 additional historic structures and areas on-site. 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 at 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. 

For more information, 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 May Hours of Operation: OPEN 9am - 4pm Wednesday through Saturday & OPEN 12pm - 4pm Sunday. CLOSED Monday and Tuesday