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.


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


Holiday Open House

November 25 - November 27
10 am - 4 pm

The Village gives guests myriad reasons to be grateful by hosting a Holiday Open House on Friday, November 25, Saturday, November 26, and Sunday, November 27. 

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Concert & Cocktails

Concert & Cocktails

Saturday, December 3
4 pm

Enjoy a concert at 4pm from Symphony New Hampshire String Quartet in the Village’s Meeting House followed by a festive reception.

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Canterbury Singers

Sunday, December 11
4 pm

Celebrate the magic of the holiday season with us on Sunday, December 11 with the Canterbury Singers as they sing Holiday Shaker songs. 

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Oct 07, 2023

A historic Shaker woodworking shop is the perfect location to create the quintessential Shaker oval box. Learn to carve, bend and assemble a #3 cherry oval box.

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Oct 21, 2023

Master stone artisan and mason, Kevin Fife, leads a hands-on workshop that will expose participants to the engineering and aesthetics of the Shakers’ stone wall-building skill through the actual restoration […]

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Oct 21, 2023

Please join us for the next Delta Dental XC race on October 21 at 10 am at Canterbury Shaker Village. The course is beautiful and a combination of fields, single track and dirt roads.

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Oct 27, 2023

Today, we enjoy telling ghost stories and revel in a well-timed fright or harrowing tale. To the Shakers, however, the spiritual world was an important part of the community.

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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.

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.

Four Ways to Support the Village Right Now

Thank You to Our Generous Sponsors:

Penny Pitou and Milo Pike Family Fund

Canterbury Shaker Village is partially supported by grants from:

Jospeh Totorelli

The Putnam Foundation

Header photo: LaBrie Media