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The 1752 Apothecary Tour


How did the Moravians treat the infirm and ailing? What types of medical practices were established in early Bethlehem? To find out, join Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites for a special guided tour of the historic Moravian Apothecary!

Let our Docent lead you through Bethlehem’s rich historic Main Street, from our Visitor Center, to the 1752 Apothecary, and ending at the Moravian Museum of Bethlehem. From site to site, you will explore at least two centuries of medical advancement in Bethlehem.

Sites on the tour include:

  • 1752 Apothecary - Featuring collections original to the site and medicinal garden
  • Moravian Museum of Bethlehem, Gemeinhaus - The oldest standing building in Bethlehem and one of two National Historic Landmarks in the National Historic Landmark District of Historic Moravian Bethlehem

Tickets are available in person at the Historic Bethlehem Visitor Center & Museum Store or over the phone by calling 1-800-360-TOUR. The tour leaves promptly at 1 p.m. from the Visitor Center, located at 505 Main Street.

See what our visitors have to say!

Very Interesting Museum with Informative Tour

"We visited the Moravian Museum on 1/30/16 as part of a walking tour from the Visitors Center, down Main St. to the Apothecary and then to the Museum. The museum and particularly our Tour Guide provided an understanding of the history of the Moravian Church and the way the members in Bethlehem lived. Displays and artifacts in the museum are quite interesting, including the hand made cloth dolls, The Christmas Putz, and the mannequins in period dress."

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