February 17 THE BIG CHILL – a day of winter fun 11am-5pm
TALKS * ICE HARVESTING | FARM & GARDEN IN WINTER
DEMOS * PICKLING | BAKING | BUTTER MAKING | BLACKSMITHING | WOODWORKING
DO * TREE TAPPING | TRAIL HIKING (or skiing…bring yours) | SUGAR SNOW TASTING | SNOWMAN MAKING
SEE * DARROW SCHOOL ART EXHIBIT | SCAVENGER HUNT
KICK BACK * BONFIRE | LIVE MUSIC | LOCAL FOOD | CRAFT BEER
THEN, plan to visit in spring
Hours Mid-April – late-June 10am-4pm
Summer and fall hours July – October 10am-5pm
Members visit anytime for FREE! We are a NARM participation museum! Join today
Massachusetts EBT card holders are eligible for $2 admission for up to two adults and all kids 17 years and under. Plan to show your EBT card to redeem offer.
Walking tour maps are available in English, French, German, Japanese, and Spanish. Audio Tour (rent for $2) are available in English, German, French, and Italian. The orientation video is captioned in English for the hearing impaired. A script version is also available — just ask the Box Office.
DISABLED ACCESS The Visitor Center, restrooms, galleries, store, cafe, and all meeting spaces are wheelchair accessible. Compact-dirt pathways and boardwalks throughout the Village provide access to the gardens and grounds, as well as the mile-long Farm & Forest Trail, which also features interpretive signage. Some buildings in the historic Village are wheelchair accessible via ramp, including the Round Stone Barn and the Trustees’ Office & Store. Keep in mind, however, that most buildings in the historic Village are NOT wheelchair accessible. Wheelchairs are available free of charge with advance reservation — just call 413.443.0188 x 100.
PETS Because Hancock Shaker Village is a working farm with livestock and poultry, pets are not allowed on the Village grounds. Service dogs are welcome, however.
PHOTOGRAPHY Tripods are not permitted in historic buildings. Visitors may photograph and/or videotape for personal use. commercial photography requires advance permission. Call our communications manager at 413.443.0188 x221 or email Maribeth Cellana.