THE MUSEUM HAS TWO LOCATIONS

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

Old Chatham, NY

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Administrative Campus and Research Library

BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

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

contact@shakermuseum.us

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.

202 Shaker Road
New Lebanon, NY 12125

contact@shakermuseum.us

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

Admission to the site is free.

Please note that the terrain is uneven and of varying inclines; appropriate footwear is recommended.

 

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.

UPCOMING COLLECTION TOURS

To register select a date below

  • Please visit our calendar to see scheduled events.

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.

LEARN MORE ABOUT MOUNT LEBANON

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Historic Mount Lebanon Site

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.

Private Tours

Private Collections Tours are available for members at the Great Stone Barn level.

Reach out to museum staff at the link below to learn more.

BOOK A PRIVATE TOUR

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.

FOR GPS

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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