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Lantern Tours

Date(s): 12/27/2023 - 12/30/2023
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Tickets for the 2023 Lantern Tours at Ephrata Cloister are sold out.

Mark your new calendar for December 1, 2024 when the tickets for next years program will go on sale. 

Lanterns Tours are themed theatrical tours led by Ephrata Cloister’s Student Historians. These tours are held the evenings of December 27th through December 30th, departing the Visitor Center beginning at 6:00 pm and every 30 minutes thereafter until 8:00 pm. 




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 June Hours of Operation: OPEN 9am - 4pm Wednesday through Saturday & OPEN 12pm - 4pm Sunday. CLOSED Monday and Tuesday