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Hours & Admission

2014 Season

    April 12 through June 29    10 am   to   4 pm

    June 30 through November 2     10 am  to  5 pm

Admission includes self-guided access to our 750 acres of gorgeous countryside in the Berkshires, 20 historic buildings, working farm, galleries and exhibits, Center for Shaker Studies, Village Store, (also available online) and our Village Harvest Cafe. Click to see the 2014 Cafe Menu.

Click here to see the special menu in the Cafe during Baby Animals. 2014 Harvest Cafe Menu/ Baby Animals Event

Click here to learn more about our special guided tours.



Baby Animals on the Shaker Farm, April 12 to May 4   Meet the newest residents of the Village when tiny newborn calves, lambs, piglets, chicks and ducks make their debut. Sign up for our hour-long Behind-the-Scenes Farm Tour that includes a wagon ride and a chance to hold and bottle-feed the babies.

A walking tour map and orientation video are available in English, French, German, Japanese and Spanish. Our Audio Tour is available for $2 in English, German, French and Italian.

Ticket Information

Hancock Shaker Village Members — FREE

Adults – $18

Youth ages 13-17 – $8

Children 12 and under are admitted FREE, thanks to the generous support of






Admission Rates are subject to change.  Click here to see all discounts.

ACCESSIBILITY    The Visitor Center, Center for Shaker Studies, restrooms, galleries, Village Store, Village Harvest Cafe and all meeting spaces at Hancock Shaker Village are wheelchair accessible. Compact-dirt pathways and wooden boardwalks throughout the Village provide access to the gardens and grounds. Some of our historic buildings are wheelchair accessible via ramp, including the Round Stone Barn, and the mile-long Farm & Forest trail, which includes interpretive signage. Hancock Shaker Village’s orientation video is captioned in English for the hearing impaired, and we offer a script version of all videos shown at the Village.

Wheelchairs are available at no charge; advance reservation is recommended. Call 413.443.0188 x 100.

PETS  Because Hancock Shaker Village is a working farm with livestock and poultry, we do not allow pets. Service dogs are allowed.