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Hancock Shaker Village

. Description:  20 original Shaker buildings on 1200 acres, working farm
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How to find: 
Route 20
PO Box 898
Pittsfield, MA 01201

Parent Organization:
Hancock Shaker Village
Phone 413 443-0188
fax 413 447-9357
Hancock Shaker Village
Dates 2007 Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Main season May 26 - Nov 25 10 - 5 10 - 5 10 - 5 10 - 5 10 - 5 10 - 5 10 - 5
guided tour season late fall - mid April 2008 11, 1 1 1 1 1 1 11, 1
Season  Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, NY Day
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
As of JUL 2007





main self-guided tour season under 13 free 13-17 $4 $15    
guided tour  season under 13 free 13-17 $4  $12.50    
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On Site Features:
What kind of visit you can have: During the summer, the grounds are open for self-guided tours, and costumed interpreters and craftspeople work in the kitchens, fields and shops, and characters portraying Shakers are in the Trustees Office, Store, and Schoolhouse.  In winter, 90 minute guided tours are offered throughout the day.  a Ken Burns film on the Shakers is shown throughout the day. and the galleries are open 
Big Events: Suggested Stay:  2 hours minimum
Period 1783-1960 Type of Site Village
Buildings: 22 buildings including dwellings, a round stone barn, store, schoolhouse, and workshops
Interpreters: Costumed characters in summer Craftspeople: cooking, farming, craft shops
Special Programs:
Kid Friendly: Discovery Room -- learn to spin weave, try on clothing, make cheese and butter, milk replica cow
On Site Amenities:
Eating Name/Capacity Hours Type of food
Picnic yes
Restaurant Florence Gould Café  daily through late fall

 snacks and lunch


Good Room


light refreshment

Shopping Shop Merchandise Hours


Availability Contact
Athletic Facilities      
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Nearby Attractions:
Towns:  8 mi  Hinsdale, Lanesborough, Dalton, Lenox, Hancock





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