TRADITION NEVER LOOKED SO GOOD
Hancock Shaker Village is closed, but our website is always open!Explore our site to learn more.
This winter, special Highlight Tours of the historic Village are available by advance reservation. Call 413-443-0188 X 115 for prices and schedule.
Join us for our grand re-opening on April 11, 2015, and the debut of Baby Animals on the Shaker Farm! Mark your calendar now!
Our Behind-the-Scenes Farm Tours book up early — reserve your place now to avoid disappointment.
Members are always FREE! Join today.
Youths (ages 13-17) $8
Children (12 and under) FREE
What to see and do at Hancock Shaker Village
Explore 750 acres of rolling farm fields and woodlands, 20 historic buildings (many with costumed interpreters), including the world-famous Round Stone Barn, herds of heritage-breed animals, and extensive gardens of herbs, flowers and produce. Tour galleries and exhibits devoted to Shaker furniture and artifacts, and visit our Village Store, (also available online) and Village Harvest Cafe. (Check back soon for a sneak-peak of the 2015 menu.)
Included in regular admission
- Guided tour of the Brick Dwelling, daily at 11 am and 3 pm
- Demonstration of the water-powered turbine, daily at 1 pm
- Live Shaker music and dance performance, daily at 1:30 pm
- Demonstrations by costumed interpreters in many buildings
- Ongoing children’s activities in the Discovery Room of the 1910 Barn
- Miles of hiking trails, including the Farm & Forest Trail
- Indoor and outdoor picnic areas
Walking tour map available in English, French, German, Japanese and Spanish.
Audio Tour available for $2 in English, German, French and Italian.
iPad stations in several locations in the Village take you deeper into the Shaker story.
Click here to see all admission discounts.
Go to Programs & Events for information about Shaker Adventures and other guided tours. Advance reservation required.
DISABLED ACCESS 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, as well as the mile-long Farm & Forest Trail, which includes interpretive signage. Some of our historic buildings are wheelchair accessible via ramp, including the Round Stone Barn, however most are not.
Hancock Shaker Village’s orientation video is captioned in English for the hearing impaired. A script version is also available.
Wheelchairs are available free of charge with advance reservation. Call 413.443.0188 x 100.
PETS Because Hancock Shaker Village is a working farm with livestock and poultry, we do not allow pets on the Village grounds. Service dogs are allowed, however.