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Monday: Closed, Tuesday: Closed, Wednesday: 12:00 PM — 4:00 PM, Thursday: 10:00 PM — 4:00 PM, Friday: 10:00 AM — 4:00 PM, Saturday: 10:00 AM — 4:00 PM, Sunday: 12:00 PM — 4:00 PM
  • Ephrata Cloister

    Museum Store


The Museum Store is OPEN.

The Museum Store is open to the public:
Wednesday from 12 noon to 4:30 pm,
Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from 10 am to 4:30 pm and
Sunday from 12 to 4 pm. 

Shipping and contactless pick up are available.
Please contact Beth Gondek at (717) 733-2592 or with questions or to order.

The Museum Store at Ephrata Cloister is filled with a wide variety of locally handcrafted items inspired by the fine craftsmanship and beautiful details of the historic site.  Inside a mid-1800s barn, a large selection of one-of-a-kind items is waiting, sure to please any age or budget.  You’ll discover more here than just keepsakes or souvenirs, but instead, treasures that preserve the traditions of the past for your friends and family—even for yourself. 

Store Items

  • Hand turned wooden bowls including bowls made from trees on the site by Paul Luttrell
  • Ironware by Fred Eberly
  • Unique traditional Pennsylvania German rolling pins
  • Redware pottery by Ned Foltz, River Rat Pottery, and Mayre Landis
  • Embroidered and quilted notecards by Paper Lane and Dawn Musser
  • Fraktur cards, large letters, and alphabet posters and Fraktur-inspired illuminations by Emily Smucker Beidler
  • Natural soaps, hand cremes, and lotions
  • Books—over 200 titles covering local, colonial, and Pennsylvania history, folk art, cookbooks, and out-of-print titles
  • Paintings – Prints – Notecards – True Bayberry Candles – Christmas Ornaments – Moravian Stars and Paper Star Kits
  • Music – Listen to samples here

Check out some of our videos featuring items available at the store. 

If you can’t visit in person, give us a call (717-733-2592) or drop us a line,; Beth Gondek, Museum Store Manager

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