Ephrata Cloister

Ephrata Cloister information

Location
Pennsylvania Dutch Country , USA
Address
632 W Main St
Ephrata
Telephone
+1 717 733 6600
More information
www.ephratacloister.org
Prices
adult/child $10/6
Opening hours
9am-5pm, from noon Sun, closed Mon & Tue Jan-Feb, tours hourly 10am-3pm
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One of the area's myriad breakaway religious sects established this community in 1732; despite celibacy vows and infighting, it lasted until 1934. Now it has an almost ghost-town feel. You can walk around alone, but ideally join a tour, to see inside all the buildings.