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Canterbury Shaker Village

Description:  Shaker Village with 25 buildings on 694 acres, crafts made on site daily, gardens, restaurant
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How to find: 
Address:
288 Shaker Road
Canterbury, NH 03224

Parent Organization:
Canterbury Shaker Village, Inc
Contacts
Phone 603 783-9511 ext 200
URL(s)
Canterbury Shaker Village
 www.shakers.org/
Hours:
Dates 2008 Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
May 10 -Oct 31, daily 10-5 10-5 10-5 10-5 10-5 10-5 10-5
Nov, Dec weekends only 10-4         10-4 10-4
Season Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Admission:
Criteria
Child

Student

Adult

Senior

Groups

As of FEB 2008  5 & under Free   6-17 $7  $15 60+ $13  20+ with reservation $13
Special Fees: Admission tickets are good for 2 consecutive days,
Additional Group Info: group discount
Special Tours & Pricing: 
numerous activities in off season  see their calendar for more
Reservation Contact:
603 783-9511
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On Site Features:
What kind of visit you can have: Take the guided tour, then explore the nature trails.  See the crafts.  Take self guided nature walks.
Big Events:  Wood Days (June), Mother Ann Day (Aug), Wool Day (Sep) Suggested Stay:
Period 1792-1910 Structures 25 Type of Site Village, Communal
Buildings: Trustees office, meeting house, dwelling house, Sisters Shop, Carriage House, Carpenters shop, Fire House & Power House, Laundry, Horse Barn, School House, East Woodshed, Syrup Shop
Interpreters: Craftspeople: Oval boxes, poplarware, brooms, others during special events.
Special Programs:
Kid Friendly:
On Site Amenities:
Eating Picnic Vending/
Snacks
Light Food

 Restaurant

Name Farm Stand Summer Kitchen Shaker Table Restaurant
Hours Growing Season 11:30-5:30  10-5  11:30-3:00,
  5:30-8:00
Type of food Organically grown fruits, vegetables, plants, baked goods, beverages  sandwiches full service restaurant, regional New England cooking
Shopping Gift Shop(s) Specialty Shops Other Shopping
Name/hours Museum Store    
Merchandise Shaker furniture, books, tapes, New Hampshire crafts    
Recreation

Description

Availability Contact
Trails/Hiking  
Athletic Facilities      
Other      
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Nearby Attractions:

Historical

Description

Contact

Daniel Webster Birthplace  House Museum
New Hampshire Preservation Alliance
History Related Organization
New Hampshire Division of Historical Resources History Related Organization
New Hampshire Div Records Management & Archives History Related Organization
Kimball Jenkins Estate House Museum
Mary Baker Eddy House  House Museum
Pierce Manse Specialty Museum
Details are on the way, but in the meantime, you can find addresses, descriptions, URLs and more at our sister site, www.stepintoplaces.com
     
Museum of New Hampshire History State history and traditions, Hands-on History Family Center Hamel Center
6 Eagle Square
Concord NH  03301
603 228-6308
http://www.nhhistory.org/
Mt Kearsarge Indian Museum On 100 acres with exhibit hall and outdoor guided tours of trails with plants and crops used  by Native Americans PO Box 142
Warner NH 03278
603 456-3244
mailto:mkim@conknet.com
http://www.indianmuseum.org/
 

Cultural

 
Anderson Soule Gallery Contemporary art of local, regional & national artists from New England Capitol Plaza
Concord NH 03301
603 228-3800
http://www.anderson-soulegallery.com/
Gallery 205 League of NH Craftsmen members' gallery in their HQ, group also sponsors shows elsewhere & annual fair 205 North Main St
Concord NH  03301
603 224-3375
mailto:nhleague@nhcrafts.org

http://www.nhcrafts.org/index.htm
     
Recreational  
Amusement  
Outdoor Recreation  
Little Nature Museum at Gould Hill Orchards located in a barn, natural history collection and nature trail walks during harvest season 656 Gould Hill Road
Contoocook, NH 03229
603 746-6121
http://www.littlenaturemuseum.org/

 

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Nearby Places to Stay:

Address
Contact
Camping/RV  
Hillcrest Campground 78 Dover Road
Chichester ME  03234
603 798-5124

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603 934-3666
Belgian Acres Farm 91 Clark Road
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603 286-2362
Black Dog Manor 25 Auburn Street
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603 934-0322
Black Swan Inn 354 West Main Street
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603 286-4524
Paige House B&B 13 Winnipesaukee Street
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603 934-6535
Temperance Tavern Four Corners Rt 107
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603 267-7349
Tilton Manor 40 Chestnut Street
Tilton NH 03276
603 286-3457
Dame Homestead 203 Horse Corner Road
Chichester NH 03234
603 798-5446
Hotel/Motel Click Here For Bookings in Tilton
Anchorage On Lake 725 Laconia Road
Tilton NH 03276
603 524-3248
Country Lake Resort 788 Laconia Road
Tilton NH 03276
603 524-6897
Daniel Webster Motor Lodge 188 King Street
Boscowen NH 03303
603 796-2136
Elmwood Motor Lodge 200 King Street
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603 796-2411
Inn at Peyton Place Route 140
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603 364-7315
Lord Hampshire Motel & Cottage 885 Laconia Road
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603 524-4331
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603 224-3471
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603 364-7315
Manor Motel 300 South Main Street
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Best Local Information:
Name, brief description Address Phone, E-mail, URL
Concord Chamber of Commerce 40 Commercial St
Concord NH 03301
603 224-2508
http://www.concordnhchamber.com/
Discover New England   http://www.discovernewengland.org/
Historic New England Driving Tours   http://www.historicnewenglanddrivingtours.com/site/index.htm
mailto:info@historicnewenglanddrivingtours

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