Hancock Shaker Village is a National Historic Landmark that preserves and presents the legacy of the Shakers' at their community in Hancock, Massachusetts. Hancock opened as a living history museum in 1961 and is the largest Shaker museum in the East. It features 20 historic buildings, extensive gardens, and a significant collection of Shaker artifacts. In addition, the village includes Shaker craft demonstrations, historic breeds of livestock, and its restored 19th-century water system.

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Family Review of Hancock Shaker Village

Away Travel Expert: Steve Jermanok
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FamilyExpert Rating 4.0 out of 5 Recommended for:
Children aged 3 - 5 , 6 - 12 and 13 - 17
FamilyExpert Tips & Helpful Hints
  • Check out the Discovery Room for hands-on activities
  • Take a lesson in the schoolhouse or visit the farm and gardens
  • The year is divided into self-guided tour season (April to October) and guided tour season (November to April); ask about family weekends

P.O. Box 927; Route 20
Pittsfield, Massachusetts 01202
Parking: Early April ¿ Late May, Mid Oct ¿ Late Dec, open daily 10am to 4 pm; Late May ¿ Mid Oct, open daily 9:30 am to 5 pm
Price: $12.50 - $15 adults; $4 ages 13-17; free for members and children 12 and under

Visitor Information

Telephone Number: (800) 817-1137
Email: info@hancockshakervillage.org
Price Information: $12.50 - $15 adults; $4 ages 13-17; free for members and children 12 and under
The details, dates, and prices mentioned here were accurate at the time of publication.

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