Guided Tours


All tours are included in the price of admission.

The Canterbury Story Tour

The Canterbury Story Tour introduces visitors to the 200-year history, culture and innovations of the Canterbury Shakers. The Shakers’ worship, work and daily life are discussed on this guided tour through the Laundry and Dwelling House. Visitors see artifacts and interiors that have made the Shakers world renowned, and learn how the Shakers influenced and were influenced by the world.

Starts at the Visitor Education Center. 75 minutes.

May 6-October 27: 11am, 1pm, 3pm

October 28 & 29 and Weekends in November: 11am, 1pm, & 3pm (abbreviated 3 pm tour). The Carriage House Exhibition Gallery will also be open to visitors, 10 am-4 pm.