Shaker Heritage Society

25 Meeting House Rd.
Albany, NY 12211- Map It
Phone: (518) 456-7890

AAA Editor Notes

Shaker Heritage Society is off I-87 exit 4, then 1.5 mi. w. on Albany Shaker Rd. to Heritage Ln. next to Albany International Airport at 25 Meeting House Rd. On the site of the first Shaker settlement, established in 1775, the complex includes the 1848 Shaker Meeting House, an herb garden, an apple orchard, the cemetery where sect founder Mother Ann Lee is buried and a nature preserve with trails. Guided tours are available. Picnicking is permitted.
Hours: Mon.-Sat. 10-4, Nov. to mid-Dec.; Tues.-Sat. 9:30-4, Feb.-Oct. Guided tours are available by appointment. Closed July 4 and Thanksgiving. Allow 1 hour minimum.