Guided Tours

Learn about the Canterbury Shakers from our knowledgeable guides.


Join us in celebration and learning at one of our many Shaker-inspired events.


The Village has over 700 acres of forests, with trails, ponds and dams to enjoy.

Tying the Knot?

A romantic venue for weddings, rehearsal dinners, and more.


Indoor and Outdoor Guided Tours

Indoor and Outdoor Guided Tours now offered Tuesday—Sunday:  Tour Information, Schedule and Tickets Tours are offered Tuesday- Sunday at 11am, ...
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Stone-Wall Building Workshop

Stone-Wall Building Workshop Returns Saturday, October 30th—Sunday, October 31th, 9-4 pm Delicious Lunch Included! Visitors to the Canterbury Shaker ...
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X-C Competition at Canterbury Shaker Village

X-C Competition at Canterbury Shaker Village This fall, Canterbury Shaker Village will be hosting the X-C Competition, a series ...
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Tree-Planting Ceremony: Charles “Bud” Thompson

Charles “Bud” Thompson
4/12/1922 - 8/12/2021
Tree-Planting Ceremony for Charles "Bud" Thompson Friday, October 22, 3 p.m. Meeting House Lane Many ...
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Discover the creative and spiritual lives of the Canterbury Shakers through guided tours of the Village. Explore beautiful Shaker architecture and craft. Enjoy a picnic lunch or peruse our gift shop.


Canterbury Shaker Village Tours

Free Outdoor Village Tours

Saturdays and Sundays
11:00am and 2:00pm

Free, socially-distanced walking tours of the Village.
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Sunday Artists Series: Concerts on the Green

July 26th (Rain date 8/2) and August 9th, 16th, and 23rd

Bring a picnic, bring a chair, and enjoy a series of concerts on the green. Learn more

Sitting on nearly 700 acres, the Canterbury Shaker Village features not only thirty historic buildings, but a network of nature trails, ponds, and gardens for outdoor exploration.

Three Ways to Support the Village Right Now

Thank you to our generous Supporters:

Canterbury Shaker Village is partially supported by grants from:

McIninch Foundation

Samuel P. Hunt Foundation