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  • Ephrata Cloister


Daily Tours

Date(s) - 05/06/2018
All Day

March 12 though May 27  Closed Mondays.   Open Tuesday through Saturday, 9:00 to 5:00, Sunday, noon to 5:00.    Guided tours (included with admission) are the only way to access the two most significant original buildings, the Sisters’ House and   the Meetinghouse. Guided tours March 12 through May 27 are offered:  Tuesday-Saturday, 10:00, 12:00, 2:00, 3:30, Sunday, 12:30,1:30, 2:30, 3:30

Memorial Day (May 28) through October 7–Open Monday through Saturday, 9:00 to 5:00, Sunday, noon to 5:00.    Guided tours:  Call for tour times in this season.

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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.