Guided Tours

Learn about the Canterbury Shakers from our knowledgeable guides.

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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Tai Chi at
the Village

Mondays, March 13 - May 1
5 pm

Join us for an 8-week Tai Chi series with Darcy Cushing, a student of the renowned Tung family T’ai Chi Style since 1991. She has been teaching T’ai Chi classes in New Hampshire for 27 years.


Sugar Camp Guided Hiking Tour

Sugar Camp
Guided Hiking Tour

Saturday, March 18 & April 1
1 pm - 4 pm

Make maple syrup season even sweeter with a Sugar Camp Guided Hiking Tour. Join us for a two-mile (four-miles total) tour to the Shaker’s remote sugar camp on March 18 and April 1 from 1 to 4 p.m.




Saturday, March 25
11 am - 12 pm

In preparation for a forthcoming exhibition on Shaker sisters and their work, Curator of Collections Shirley Wajda is exploring the Museum’s rich collections and archives to discover anew the sisters’ work and influence.

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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.

Four Ways to Support the Village Right Now

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:

Canterbury Shaker Village is partially supported by grants from:

McIninch Foundation

NH Humanities

Samuel P. Hunt Foundation

Header photo: LaBrie Media