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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: 
288 Shaker Road
Canterbury, NH 03224

Parent Organization:
Canterbury Shaker Village, Inc
Phone 603 783-9511 ext 200
Canterbury Shaker Village
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





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/
Light Food


Name Farm Stand Summer Kitchen Shaker Table Restaurant
Hours Growing Season 11:30-5:30  10-5  11:30-3:00,
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    


Availability Contact
Athletic Facilities      
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Nearby Attractions:




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,
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
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


Anderson Soule Gallery Contemporary art of local, regional & national artists from New England Capitol Plaza
Concord NH 03301
603 228-3800
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
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



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