Administrative Campus and Research Library

Home to a collection of over 56,000 Shaker artifacts including furniture, tools, photographs, textiles, and more.

ABOUT THE ADMINISTRATIVE CAMPUS & RESEARCH LIBRARY

The administrative offices, collection, and research library are located in Old Chatham, NY where the original museum was founded. This campus is open to scholars and researchers year-round by appointment.

HISTORY OF THE MUSEUM
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ACCESSING THE COLLECTION

The museum's collections are housed on this site. Members are invited to exclusive tours that go behind-the-scenes for up-close views of Shaker objects, some of which have never been exhibited publicly.

BECOME A MEMBER
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SCHOLARLY RESEARCH

To schedule a research appointment, click below.

To reach a staff person at the Administrative Campus & Research Library, please visit our contact page.

RESEARCH APPOINTMENT
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