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Address: 428 Main St, Bethlehem, PA 18018
Phone Number: 610-866-5481
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Description: The world's oldest book store.

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History is fun.

I love this store!!! It is THE OLDEST BOOK STORE in PA, maybe even the US! You have to stop in and visit. Grab a cup of coffee and browse the aisles. Maybe you'll even hear... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
mly0202
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Hellertown, Pennsylvania
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Hellertown, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

I love this store!!! It is THE OLDEST BOOK STORE in PA, maybe even the US! You have to stop in and visit. Grab a cup of coffee and browse the aisles. Maybe you'll even hear someone talking about the local ghosts! (they sell books on the ghosts, too)

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Las Cruces, New Mexico, United States
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Great charming store with many store fronts on the main street. One visit it was snowing and close to Christmas. The lamps outside glistened something like a postcard. So Charming. they sell the Bethlehem starts made of glass and Moravian stars handcrafted locally. I took home a treasure for my entryway In the $450 range but they have little ones... More 

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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19 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

The Moravian Bookstore is a journey through a wonderful store. you can enter through several doors that lead to sections that let you decide if you wish to explore more book or sit and have a cup of coffee or hot chocolate. There is a wide selection of reading material and you have a good chance of finding that they... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

You can get lost in this store for hours! The inventory is so varied and much of it very unique. Take time to enjoy a bite to eat in the deli area.

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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31 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Beautiful Christmas displays, wonderful books, fabulous gift shop. Stop in to peruse, eat or shop. Love the creaky old floors . Personal favorite are the funny birthday cards.

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

I've been to the Moravian Book Shop several times. It's so very much more than a book store. The book section is rather small but with a wonderful variety. The gift shop area is a wonderful place with fantastic gifts and treats unique to Bethlehem, and international edibles. A fantastic place you must visit if your in Bethlehem, especially if... More 

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Love this place. Can always find something different and unique. If you are looking for Moravian merchandise, to Bethlehem items, books and more, this is the shop to visit.

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Center Valley, Pennsylvania
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61 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

This is not just a great bookstore with an unexpected selection of books, but also other goods, chocolate and such.

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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43 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I've been here several times over the years, and always am able to find something cute and reasonably priced!

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Upstate NY
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66 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Visited the Moravian Book Shop recently because my husband is a bibliophile. This however, is not the place to shop for books. The store occupies several storefronts and contains a plethora of items other than books: clothing, food, home decor, souvenirs. My husband was disappointed in the adult book selections, but I found a great Lego book for my grandson... More 

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