Canterbury Shaker Village Membership

We invite you to join our community and become a Member of Canterbury Shaker Village.

Become a new member, renew your membership, or give a Gift Membership.  

Canterbury Shaker Village is a National Historic Landmark with a resonant sense of place, providing a rich experience for our visitors. Annual Membership is a wonderful way for people who love this unique place to participate in the legacy of the Shakers, who placed a high value on friendship, curiosity, beauty, creativity, and nature. Through your generous support of Membership, you help keep these values alive, while at the same time helping ensure our ability to maintain this beautiful, historically important property for future generations.

Core Membership Benefits

•   Free unlimited admission to Canterbury Shaker Village General Outdoor Tours

•  Half-price admission on all Indoor Tours

•   Discounts at the Museum Store

•   Discounts on Workshops

•   Invitation to Members-Only Special Events

Membership Registration Form

After you click the button below, you'll be brought to a page to select your membership type and to pay for your membership. Thank you!

Membership Levels

Individual  |  $60
Core Membership benefits plus:

•   Free admission to General Outdoor Tours for one adult (children and youth may accompany free of charge)

•   Half-price admission to Indoor Tours for one adult

Individuals with an interest in the history of New England and its landscape, or with any creative, historical, spiritual, or research interests, will especially benefit from this basic Membership; it makes a great gift for a friend—or for yourself!


Family/Household  |  $80
Core Membership benefits plus:

•    Free admission to General Outdoor Tours for two adults (children and youth may accompany free of charge)

•   Half-price admission to Indoor Tours for two adults

Families in the region will find many occasions to visit Canterbury Shaker Village, taking in our beautiful setting, gardens, trails—and most importantly our National Historic Landmark architecture and historical narrative, presented in engaging tours, events, and workshops.


Friend  |  $100
Core Membership benefits plus:

•    Free admission to General Outdoor Tours for two adults (children and youth may accompany free of charge)

•    Half-price admission to Indoor Tours for two adults

At the Friend level of Membership at Canterbury Shaker Village, you help support our most crucial ongoing projects, allowing us to keep our buildings beautiful and our land pristine for future generations. Your Membership will help make this preservation possible, and entitles you to half-price admission for two adults. 

 

Long Distance  |  $250
Core Membership benefits plus:

•    Admission to General Outdoor Tours for four adults (children and youth may accompany free of charge)

•   Half-price admission to Indoor Tours for four adults

•    Private tour for up to four adults, available once annually by appointment

You’re never too far away to enjoy the benefits of membership at Canterbury Shaker Village. Long-Distance Membership holders enjoy all the benefits of a Friend Membership, and get half-price admission for up to four adults, as well as a private tour once annually. Bring the family to Canterbury, less than two hours from Portland, Boston, and the White Mountains, and close to all the Capital Region of New Hampshire has to offer.

 

Shaker Steward  |  $500
Core Membership benefits plus:

•    Free admission to General Outdoor Tours for six adults (children and youth may accompany free of charge)

•    Half-price admission to Indoor Tours for six  adults

•    Private tour for up to six adults, available once annually by appointment

•    Rental for up to 10 in the Gallery or Garden Barn, available once annually by appointment

Shaker Steward level Members at Canterbury Shaker Village help us continue some of the most exciting aspects of maintaining the village—presenting historical workshops, maintaining our gardens, archives, and collections, and hosting resident artists.  Membership at the Shaker Steward level will help make this dynamic activity possible. Your Membership level will be especially valuable with the private group tour for 6 and the Gallery or Garden Barn rental, to be scheduled through our main office.


Village Visionary |  $1,000

Core Membership benefits plus:

•    Free admission to General Outdoor Tours for six adults (children and youth may accompany free of charge)

•    Half-price admission to Indoor Tours for six adults

•    Private tour with up to 12 adults, available once annually by appointment

•    Rental for up to 20 in the Gallery or Garden Barn, available once annually by appointment

Join us at the Village Visionary level, assuring that your support will honor our history and your creative spirit—allowing you to become an active part of that history through Membership. Village Visionaries will receive all the privileges of membership at Steward level; your additional private tour will be conducted by the Executive Director for any group of up to 12 people.

Please note that if you are a donor of $1,000 or more annually, you will automatically be a Village Visionary. 

To learn more about becoming a member or for questions, please contact Rae Easter at 603-783-9511  x 205, or email marketinganddevelopment@shakers.org