Moravian Historical Society

  • Address: 214 E. Center St., Nazareth, PA 18064
  • Phone: (610) 759-5070


Please note: The Moravian Historical Society has cancelled all public programs and events through March 31, 2020.


Visit the Moravian Historical Society in historic, downtown Nazareth, Pennsylvania, to experience one of the most distinctive colonial-era communities in North America. Explore Moravian contributions to American music culture, including the earliest known violin made in the American colonies and the 1776 Tannenberg organ. Marvel at the exquisite collection of paintings by John Valentine Haidt, one of the first artists in America to portray chiefly religious topics. Admire the 1740/1743 Whitefield House and the 1740 Gray Cottage, the two oldest Moravian structures in North America.

Established in 1857, the Moravian Historical Society is the third oldest in Pennsylvania. The site features permanent and changing exhibitions, and a gift shop featuring books, local souvenirs, and handmade artisan items. They are open daily 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. (except major holidays) for self-guided tours. Guided adult and youth group tours (ten or more guests) are available by appointment.


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