We’re Open

Hours: Thurs–Sun, 10–4. No advance tickets are necessary. Please read our FAQ before you visit. Consider a private guided tour, virtual tour, or group tour.

Become a member and enjoy free admission, among many other benefits.

Shop Shaker Mercantile

Shaker Mercantile offers an eclectic selection of artisanal goods like handcrafted oval boxes, luxury soaps and lotions, handmade jewelry, clothing, cookbooks, local jams and honey, artwork, and toys. Visit our online store here, or take a virtual tour here.

On view: Notes About Home

This year marks the 60th anniversary of Hancock Shaker Village as a museum. Notes About Home is a poignant look back, connecting past to present as we envision the future. The exhibit is a dynamic collage of photographs, newspaper articles, posters, blueprints, oral histories, and videos. Learn more about the fascinating exhibition and see a timeline of images.

A living history museum in the Berkshires of western Massachusetts,
Hancock Shaker Village brings the Shaker story to life and preserves it for future generations.

Yankee Magazine’s New England Today TRAVEL Best of Massachusetts | 2018

Editors’ Choice Award – Best Historical Experience



See the miracle of birth in the barn as Farmer Billy assists in the delivery of twin goats.

Watch Farmer Billy talk about our newest arrivals, recorded live on Easter Sunday.

Getting Married?

The simplicity of our Shaker farm and the timeless historic village provide the perfect backdrop for any wedding. Click here for more information on our wedding packages.

To discuss wedding options or arrange a personal tour, email or call Emma Miner, Events Coordinator, at 413.443.0188 x. 117.


Sign-Up for E-News