Ephrata Cloister

National Historic Landmark founded in 1732. German religious community. Unique architecture - early music - printing - fraktur - exhibits - special events - tours - orientation - video - landscaped setting - free parking.

Additionally available: Picnic facilities, wedding ceremonies (indoor and outdoor), wheelchair rental.

We are preparing to reopen on April 30th at which time the Cloister will be open to the public Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 10 am to 4 pm.
Tour availability will be limited and by appointment only. Requests for appointments for the guided tours can be made beginning April 21st by calling the Ephrata Cloister at (717) 733-6600. Tours will start every half hour beginning at 10:30 and ending at 3:30. Masks will be required, and we will be asking everyone to practice social distancing as we work to keep both our staff and visitors safe. More information about reopening procedures can be found here.

Handicap Accessible.

Admission: Adults, $10.00
Seniors, $9.00
Children, $6.00 (Ages 3-11)
AAA Discount, $9.00

MC, V, AMEX, Discover accepted. Discounts available.

This is an historical walking tour.


  • Accessible
  • Motorcoach Parking
  • On-site Parking


Ephrata Cloister

632 West Main Street, Ephrata, PA 17522

  • PHONE: (717) 733-6600