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.


Tai Chi

Tai Chi 2022

Celebrate the Year of the Tiger with William Halacy, who returns to Canterbury Shaker Village for an eight-week Tai Chi ...
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Wilderness: Light Sizzles Around Me, Lesley Dill Exhibition

Wilderness: Light Sizzles Around Me An Exhibition by Lesley Dill May 28 - September 11 Hubbard Gallery Coming to Canterbury ...
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Introduction to Scientific Research Program

Introduction to Scientific Research Program Grades 8, 9, 10 July 18 - 22 or July 25 - 29 | 8:30 ...
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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