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Shaker Museum

Administrative Campus and Research Library

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

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.

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.

To schedule a research appointment, click below.

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