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Hancock Shaker Village

1843 West Housatonic Street, Pittsfield, MA 01201

Hancock Shaker Village, an outdoor history museum with so much to see and do! Explore the Round Stone Barn, a marvel or engineering and architecture, and our working farm with heritage-breed animals and extensive gardens of flowers and herbs – all on 750 beautiful acres. Discover our museum collections -- thousands of Shaker artifacts and furniture on display throughout 20 authentic, historic buildings in a walkable Village setting. Chat with our interpreters and learn what made the Shakers special. Try your hand at a traditional craft. Come and spend the day! Café open daily for lunch and snacks every day. Village Store sells ovals boxes and other unique gifts. Explore the Shaker legacy and be inspired.