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Enfield Shaker Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Kind of a surprising place, I wasn't expecting such monumental buildings especially built of stone... read more

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Very interesting tour with excellent tour guide

We were walked through the main museum and the grounds by a very nice elderly man who worked as an... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Nestled in a valley between Mt. Assurance and Mascoma Lake, in Enfield, New Hampshire, the Enfield Shaker site has been cherished for over 200 years. At its peak in the mid 19th century, the community was home to three "Families" of Shakers. They...more
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447 Nh Route 4a, Check in at the Gift Shop in the Great Stone Dwelling, Enfield, NH 03748-3503
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Reviewed yesterday

Kind of a surprising place, I wasn't expecting such monumental buildings especially built of stone. It was worth a stop.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were walked through the main museum and the grounds by a very nice elderly man who worked as an interpreter. He was very engaging and charismatic and had us interested the entire time. Way more exciting and worthwhile than I expected, we learned a...More

Thank Jan K
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Just stopped in with time to kill and seeing highway sign....glad we did as far as learning something new and exploring more of an area that I was unaware of!

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Reviewed 4 August 2018

My husband and I just loved touring the Shaker Museum! It is a calm, lovely place with several buildings, a working garden and an oddly fancy church added later by the Catholics. The Shakers, founded by a woman in the mid- 1700's, have an interesting...More

1  Thank Libby8413
Reviewed 30 July 2018

We made a reservation for 9 people and had a guide waiting for us at 2 pm. We found out our guide was Joe Frazier and I can tell you HE WAS SO GOOD and KNOWLEDGEABLE. We thought it would take 1 hour but just...More

Thank Dan F
Reviewed 10 May 2018

The Enfield Shaker site has been cherished for over 225 years. At its peak in the mid-19th century, the community was home to 3 families of Shakers. After 130 years of worship, communal living, farming and manufacturing, declining membership forced the Shakers to close their...More

Thank Les F
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

The museum was just opening for the season so not everything was ready to go but we had a good visit. Our tour guide was Lisa and she was both knowledgeable and enthusiastic. The rise and fall of the community is very interesting and along...More

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Reviewed 15 October 2017

A wonderful glimpse into a piece of American history. This religion was doomed to fail, but this piece has been wonderfully preserved and gives us a view of life at that time, nearly 200 years ago.

Thank schindlr
Reviewed 3 October 2017

My husband and I visited the Enfield Shaker Village Museum in Enfield, New Hampshire on Monday, September 25th, while vacationing in New Hampshire. We enjoyed our visit to the museum. It was both very educational and interesting. The introductory film provides good background information on...More

1  Thank kzsull01
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We saw the sign and thought this might be interesting. It did not disappoint. The guide was so knowledgeable and enthusiastic. We did get there a bit late so we didn't have time to walk all of the grounds, but the main building includes lots...More

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