South Union Shaker Village

850 Shaker Museum Rd.
South Union, KY 42283- Map It
Phone: (270) 542-4167

AAA Editor Notes

South Union Shaker Village, 1 mi. s. from jct. US 68/SR 80 to 850 Shaker Museum Rd., following signs, is housed in the 40-room 1824 Centre House and contains items depicting the life of the South Union colony of Shakers. Visitors can see such examples of the sect’s craftsmanship as oval boxes, baskets and trestle tables. Four other restored buildings also can be seen. The architecture reflects standards of order and cleanliness, while other features reflect the Shaker practice of separating the genders.
Guided tours are available.
$8; $4 (ages 6-12 and students with ID).
Hours: Tues.-Sat. 9-5, Sun. 1-5, Mar.-Nov.; Tues.-Sat. 10-4, rest of year. Last tour begins 45 minutes before closing. Closed Jan. 1, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas and Dec. 31.