NEXT UP: Plan your visit


Hancock Shaker Village brings the Shaker story to life
and preserves it for future generations.

Go back in time, forward in thought. Living history museum in the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts.


Daily through August 31, 2 pm

Tour the gardens, explore the 1830 Brick Dwelling kitchen, and mix up a Shaker recipe to sample. Space is limited; advance registration encouraged. FEE (includes admission): Adult $30/27 member; children 17 and younger $10/9 member

August 24, 7:30 pm

Our concert series welcomes the popular Nellie McKay, a singer-songwriter drawn to the inherent tensions between surface and substance. Opener: Wallace Field. ADVANCE TICKETS $20/18 MEMBERS; DAY-OF TICKETS $25/22.50 MEMBERS

Sundays at 11 am & 1 pm
Available dates: Sept. 1, 11 am; Sept. 1, 1 pm; Sept. 8, 1 pm; Sept. 15, 11 am; Sept. 15, 1 pm; Sept. 22, 11 am; Sept. 22, 1 pm; Oct. 6, 11 am; Oct. 6, 1 pm

Spend an hour cuddling a calf—and walking, brushing, and bottle-feeding her. TICKETS $100 for a maximum of two people (two adults OR one adult and one child). Advance reservations required; click links above.

10 am on selected dates below

Goat down to business at this fun, relaxing yoga class. Available dates: Sunday, Aug. 25, Sunday, Sept. 1, Sunday, Sept. 15, Sunday, Sept. 29, Saturday, Oct. 5, and Sunday, Oct. 6.

Friday, September 6, 5 pm

End summer with a night under the stars. Join astronomers and enthusiasts for talks, demos, stargazing, and telescope-hopping. TICKETS $25/22.50 MEMBERS. Kids 12 and under $5.

Saturday, September 14, 6 pm

See what the buzz is about with a screening of Museum Town, a documentary about the making of MASS MoCA, directed by Jennifer Trainer. Come for beer, barbecue, and the film, followed by a conversation with Trainer, installation artist Michael Oatman, and Porches Inn co-creator Jack Wadsworth. TICKETS $45; includes barbecue. Cash bar.

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

Editors’ Choice Award – Best Historical Experience

Hancock Shaker Village – An Orientation

Bride or groom to be?

Take your wedding vows at Hancock Shaker Village, chosen the “best” wedding venue in the Berkshires by Boston Magazine.

The simplicity of our Shaker farm and the timeless historic village provide the perfect backdrop for any wedding. We offer a variety of rooms to choose from in both modern and historic buildings. Or book our Event Tent, with views of the Round Stone Barn. Go to Host an Event for more information on Wedding Packages.

Please contact the Event Coordinator directly: or 413.443.0188 x273.

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