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Moravian Book Shop

428 Main St, Bethlehem, PA 18018-5869
+1 610-866-5481
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Christmas visit.

We go there everytime we go to Bethlehem...one of a kind place. .soooo many unique things. .plus a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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The Oldest Bookstore in the U. S. of A.

In the heart of Bethlehem, PA ... you’ll discover a gem of a bookstore that offers books for... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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The world's oldest book store.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good25%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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428 Main St, Bethlehem, PA 18018-5869
+1 610-866-5481
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We go there everytime we go to Bethlehem...one of a kind place. .soooo many unique things. .plus a large bookstore..you have to go there when you visit the town...The new addition of the Meadery is a hit too.

Thank goatsforme
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In the heart of Bethlehem, PA ... you’ll discover a gem of a bookstore that offers books for everyone, a story hour for kids, music, gifts, jewelry, candy, gifts, Christmas items and more ... because you’re in the center of the historic district that offers...More

1  Thank wewillreturn2017
Reviewed 6 November 2017

The ghost tour was really fun. The guide was fun and knowledgeable. She told some history stories which were about the Revolutionary War. That part made it more interesting because I learned many interesting things that I never knew. But the walk through the graveyard...More

Thank 777rocky
Reviewed 31 October 2017

This is the longest running bookstore in America, founded in 1745. But this is more than just a bookstore, as a matter of fact the bookstore is the smaller portion of this awesome treasure in downtown historic Bethlehem PA. Great place to find gifts for...More

Thank Larry S
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Excellent staff who can answer questions and guide the customer.. And they also sell gifts (especially for the Christmas season).

Thank Henrywarren
Reviewed 3 October 2017

From Moravian stars to unique home decorations the Moravian Book Shop has more than just books for sale, even the atmosphere is unique to Main Street.

Thank Zaharo H
Reviewed 10 August 2017

The Moravian Book Shop is the oldest continuously running bookshop in the U. S. It has a fabulous selection of books (of course) but it also has wonderful gifts, Christmas items (Bethlehem and Moravian stars of course!)

Thank RLOPkgQueen
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Charming book and gift store on Main Street in historic Bethlehwm. Many unique and varied books including cooking, travel and local and Pennsylvania history. Lovely children's book room. Great kitchen section with all sorts of accessories. Beautiful collection of Old World Christmas ornaments displayed on...More

Thank 997margaret
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped in as we browsed Main Street. Lots to look at. Two places to sit in the book section but you only need to walk over to the wine bar to find two, three additional spots to peruse possible book purchases. Been there three times...More

Thank upstate2
Reviewed 31 July 2017

This is a lovely bookstore that is not a chain bookstore. If you do not find it here, They will order it for you. They have great food here, and a woderful gormet section.

Thank Peggy K
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