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The Julius Sturgis Pretzel Bakery, established in 1861, is the first commercial pretzel bakery in America. The bakery and store have been completely renovated and are now operated once again by the Sturgis family. Visitors can tour the original...more
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This was a really cute working museum and shop. The young lady working our tour was amazing! She had so much knowledge which she energetically shared and crated a fun and engaging learning experience!! She was by far one of the best tour guides I've...More
My husband and I took the tour and found it to be interesting and educational. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and included children and was very patient. She also had a sense of humor. Making pretzels is not as easy as it looks! We...More
We needed some time to spend before our hotel check-in. We found info for this place at the Lancaster County Visitor center. We took a quick drive over and bought cheap tickets for the half hour tour. JOSIAH rocked! He was enthusiastic and knowledgable about...More
The tour is great. It is cheap and short but informative and entertaining. If you come to Lititz you should stop by and give it a try. Good selection of pretzels in the gift shop. Love that they had flavored pretzels to try before you...More
Nice staff, great place to visit with your family and or friends. Family fun time making something delicious and tasty.
Buy 1 or a couple of cases of pretzels with different flavors your guest will thank you when they come over.
Date of experience: October 2018
Kurt V, General Manager at Julius Sturgis Pretzel Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2018
Thank you so much for the kind words. We're glad you enjoyed your visit!
We had a great guide that was informative and funny. We learned a lot about the history of pretzels. It was amazing to see how many years they used the same equipment and facility to bake pretzels. At the end of the tour we bought...More