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Canterbury Shaker Village, Inc

288 Shaker Road, Canterbury, NH 03224 Hours of Operation:
  • Grounds are open to explore 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The Village Store is open Saturdays from 11am-4pm. Private Tours are available by appointment. Please call 603-783-9511x205 or email


Canterbury Shaker Village, Inc., is an internationally-known non-profit museum founded in 1969 to preserve the heritage of the Canterbury Shakers. Designated as a National Historic Landmark for its architectural integrity and significance, the Village has 25 restored original Shaker buildings, 4 reconstructed Shaker buildings, and 694 acres of forests, fields, gardens, nature trails, and mill ponds under permanent conservation easement. Tours, programs, exhibits, and events help visitors chart their own journey of simplicity, caring, and community. We are closely following state and federal guidelines in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. While Village buildings remain closed, we are currently offering guided outdoor private tours, available by appointment. Please see our calendar for more tour information and upcoming events. Additionally, the Village grounds remain open 7 days a week, and you are welcome to visit and walk the trails and paths. Social distancing is in place and masks are required for all visitors. No registration required.

Specials & Deals

Private Tours available by appointment. Please call 603-783-9511x205 or email