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Moravian Historical Society

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

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Please note: Moravian Historical Society has reopened using CDC guidelines for safety and social distancing. Masks are required. Hours are 1p.m. - 4p.m. daily. Please visit their website for further details.

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. 

Visit the Museum

Tours are limited to five guests at a time. Timed tiickets are $6 per person. Reserve tickets here.

Historic Nazareth Walking Tour

The second Saturday's Historic Walking tour has returned for the 2020 season. Enjoy a stroll through beautiful, historic Nazareth, PA with a costumed guide. Newly revised tour shares stories of Nazareth and its residents through the colonial, victorian, and modern periods. Highlights include visits to several original 18th century Moravian buildings as well as other significant buildings in town.
 
This tour is family-friendly. Please note, masks are required for everyone over the age of 4 to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Tickets are $8 per person and includes museum admissino. Tours are limited to a small group with reservations. Purchase tickets here.


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