Hours & Admissions

Visit Canterbury Shaker Village

Discover Canterbury Shaker Village.
Find inspiration in simplicity.
Explore the beauty of nature.
Let your spirit soar.

Due to COVID-19, we are currently offering guided outdoor private tours available by appointment. Please call 603-783-9511×205 or email info@shakers.org and we will be happy to help!

Experience our special events. See the full calendar here.

Shop at our distinctive Carriage House museum store for Shaker-inspired crafts, foods, and gifts. The Store will be open Saturdays from 11 – 4pm, during special events, and by appointment. 

View special exhibits in the Hubbard Center Gallery.

Hike the trails.

Book your meeting or special event.

Group tours are offered at a discounted rate for 10 or more people if booked in advance. School groups may choose from several tour and activity options. Customize your visit and make reservations at 603-783-9511 x. 205 or info@shakers.org.

2021 Hours

Due to COVID-19, opening day is postponed and operating hours for the season have not yet been determined. Scheduled group visits are also postponed for now.

Rebooking requests or new reservations can be booked by emailing the Village; someone will get in touch to confirm your booking. You must receive confirmation before your scheduled tour.

May 9 – September 4: Tuesdays-Sundays, 10am-4pm. Guided tours at 11am & 2pm.

September 5 – October 25: Daily, 10am-5pm. Guided tours at 11am, 1pm, & 3pm.

October 26 – November 1: Daily, 10am-4pm. Guided tours at 11am & 2pm.

November – December: Private Outdoor Guided Tours available by appointment. 

2021 Rates

Become a member today and enjoy free general admission!

General admission includes access to all guided tours, exhibits, and self-guided areas for two consecutive days.

Youth under age 25Free
Adult Groups*$18/person
Youth/School GroupsPlease contact us for details


*Groups of 10+ people are eligible for reduced rates with advance appointment: no additional discounts apply. To discuss scheduling or to make a reservation for your groups, please call 603-783-9511 x 205 or email info@shakers.org. Customize your visit with a special guided tour.Check our calendar of events for admission rates on special event days.

We are a Blue Star Museum!

Canterbury Shaker Village welcomes active duty military, National Guard and Reserve military personnel and their immediate family members to the museum free of charge from Memorial Day (May 25, 2020) through Labor Day (September 7, 2020). Please identify yourself with your military identification to the admission staff and thank you for your service to our country. For Blue Star Museum FAQ’s, visit their website.

Canterbury Shaker Village is a smoke-free environment.
Pets are not allowed in the Village; exceptions made for service animals only.

Photography without flash is welcome throughout the Village for personal use only. Click here to learn more about our photography policy.

Canterbury Shaker Village, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)(3) educational institution supported by admissions, memberships, gifts from individuals, foundations, and corporations, and sales of gifts, crafts, and food.