Canterbury Shaker Village, Canterbury

Canterbury Shaker Village is dedicated to preserving the 200-year legacy of the Canterbury Shakers and to providing a place for learning, reflection, and renewal of the human spirit.

Visitors are encouraged to learn about the life, ideals, values, and history of the Canterbury Shakers through tours, programs, exhibits, research, and publications.

The Village has 25 restored original Shaker buildings, 4 reconstructed Shaker buildings, and 694 acres of forests, fields, gardens, nature trails, and mill ponds under permanent conservation easement.
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  • My husband and I visit Canterbury Shaker Village on our wedding anniversary when we go to America. We love it there. Firstly there is this peaceful atmosphere about it and last year in October it was ...  more »
  • The Shaker Village in Canterbury, NH. is a great day trip destination if you are visiting or if you live here in NH. The village is an incredible historical site and there are many interesting buildin...  more »
  • A fascinating look at a piece of New England/New York/Mid West history largely overlooked. 7 people led by Ann Lee left Manchester England in the 1770's to find religious freedom in America. Their Mot...  more »
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  • we loved this place. the guided tour is very good and about the right length for someone new to the shakers. we would have enjoyed a longer tour because of our interest in them. lots of great photography opportunities, if you're so inclined. we will visit again for sure when we're back in this area.
  • This place is so historic and cleverly hidden from the main roadway. Worth a visit in the summer months! And while you're there, head up the street a few miles and check out the Canterbury Aleworks and Fox Country Smokehouse! ! Both local hidden Gems.
  • It was really nice and inter active. The historical value itself WAS Amazing. The festival was great. Our family had a great time. You've got to see it.
  • Great to walk around in. The people working there and knowledgeable and friendly.
  • Impressive. Must stop. Historical New England Shaker Village. Excellent Tour Guide....
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