HSV brings the Shaker story to life and preserves it for future generations.
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Hours & Tickets



10 am to 5 pm

Open seven days a week, including Mondays and Holidays,
through November 2, 2014.    Members are always FREE!


Sign-up for an Attics & Basements tour, held Saturdays and Sundays at 2 pm. Go to Programs & Events, then Shaker Adventures to register.


Adults    $18

Seniors   $17

Youths  (ages 13-17)   $8

Members  FREE

Children (12 and under) FREE

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What to see and do at Hancock Shaker Village

Explore our 20 historic buildings (many with costumed interpreters) on 750 acres, including the world-famous Round Stone Barn, our working farm with herds of heritage-breed animals, galleries and exhibits of Shaker furniture and artifacts, The Center for Shaker Studies, Village Store, (also available online) and the Village Harvest Cafe. (2014 Cafe 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
  • Children’s activities in the Discovery Room throughout the day
  • 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 throughout the Village take you deeper into the Shaker story.

Click here to see all admission discounts.

Go to Programs & Events to learn 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. 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. 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.