Rethink tradition by learning about the life, ideals, values, and history of the Canterbury Shakers

Canterbury Shaker Village is an internationally-known non-profit museum founded in 1969, dedicated to preserving the heritage and 200-year legacy of the Canterbury Shakers.

Designated as a National Historic Landmark for its architectural integrity and significance, the Village has 25 restored original Shaker buildings, 4 reconstructed Shaker buildings, and 694 acres of forests, fields, gardens, nature trails, and mill ponds under permanent conservation easement.

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Daily, May 6 through October 27:

Weekends, October 28 through December 3 (including Friday, November 24) for Guided Tours only

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