THE MUSEUM HAS TWO LOCATIONS

Mailing address | PO Box 630, New Lebanon, NY 12125

Old Chatham, NY

20171018_090009

Administrative Campus and Research Library

BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

88 Shaker Museum Road
Old Chatham, NY 12136
518-794-9100

contact@shakerml.org

9:00-5:00
Open Monday – Friday

Appointment required.

New Lebanon, NY

Historic Mount Lebanon Site

Self-guided tours and use of the pasture & hiking trail are always free for all visitors every day. Groups of 10 or more should contact programs@shakerml.org for special admission.

202 Shaker Road
New Lebanon, NY 12125

contact@shakerml.org

Visitor Center and Tours
10:00–4:00
Open Friday – Monday
May 26 – October 8, 2018

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Admission to the site is free
Guided tours are available for a fee. Book a tour.

Self-guided tours and the North Pastures Trail available seven days a week year-round.

Tours are conducted primarily outdoors on uneven ground and varying inclines; appropriate footwear is recommended.

If you have special needs while visiting the site, please notify us.

Self-Guided Tour

Visitors may take a self-guided tour of the museum grounds anytime year-round. Download the tour brochure or pick one up at the Historic Mount Lebanon Site.

Access to buildings by guided tour only.

UPCOMING COLLECTION TOURS

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Collection Tours

Join us for an exclusive members-only tour of the collections, housed at the Administrative Campus & Research Library in Old Chatham. The museum’s holdings comprise the most comprehensive collection of Shaker furniture, tools, costumes, and more in the world.

A minimum of four attendees is required for this event. If the event is rescheduled or canceled, you will be promptly notified.

TOUR SCHEDULE

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Historic Mount Lebanon Site Guided Tours

Mount Lebanon was the leading Shaker society in America for 160 years from its founding in 1787 through its closing in 1947, and the North Family was its face to the wider World, composed of some of the most progressive and public Shakers in history. Join this tour for an in-depth look at this special group.

All guided tours require registration. Guided tours at the historic site are:

No Fee   Members
No Fee   Children, 12 and under
No Fee   Active duty military personnel with ID
$10           General admission
$8             Seniors, 65 and over with ID

A minimum of four attendees is required for each guided tour. If the tour is rescheduled or canceled, you will be promptly notified.

Great Stone Barn members can schedule private tours free of charge.

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Private Tours

Parties of four or more can schedule private tours for $10 per person.

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HOW TO GET TO THE HISTORIC MOUNT LEBANON SITE

From New York City and Points South

Take the Taconic Parkway north to the Route 295, East Chatham, exit. Turn right onto Route 295, and continue approx. 9 miles. At New York Route 22, turn left and continue 5 miles to New Lebanon. At the intersection of Route 20, turn right, then approx. 1/3 mile later, turn right onto Shaker Road. Continue up the hill about 7/10 mile to the historic site.

From Boston and Points East

Take the Massachusetts Turnpike to Exit B3. Turn right on NY Route 22 toward New Lebanon. Continue about 8 miles and at the intersection of Route 20, turn right, then approx. 1/3 mile later, turn right onto Shaker Road. Continue up the hill about 7/10 mile to the historic site.

From Albany, the New York State Thruway, and Points West

Take Interstate 90 to exit B3. Turn Left on NY Route 22 toward New Lebanon. Continue about 8 miles and at the intersection of Route 20, turn right, then approx. 1/3 mile later, turn right onto Shaker Road. Continue up the hill about 7/10 mile to the historic site.

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202 Shaker Road, New Lebanon,
NY 12125

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SIMPLE members enjoy all of the member benefits for one, and can invite a friend on a tour for free.

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