Directions

Our coordinates are: Lat. 42.430283, Long.  -73.343289

For GPS purposes, Hancock Shaker Village is located at:

34 Lebanon Mountain Rd., Hancock, MA 01237. Or, enter 1843 W. Housatonic St., Pittsfield, MA 01201 then proceed half a mile further west on Route 20 to the Hancock Shaker Village entrance on the left.

Hancock Shaker Village is located on Route 20 in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, just west of the junction of Route 20 and Route 41.

  • From Albany, New York (approximately 1 hour)
    Take Route I-90 east to Exit 11E (Route 20) Nassau
    Follow Route 20 east into Massachusetts. The Village entrance is on the right, approximately 3 miles from the New York/Massachusetts border.
  • From Boston (approximately 2 and a half hours), Springfield (approximately 1 hour), Massachusetts and other points east
    Take I-90 (Massachusetts Turnpike) west to exit 1
    Take Route 41 north through the towns of West Stockbridge and Richmond to the junction of Route 20, and go west (left) on Route 20 for half a mile to the Village entrance.
  • From Connecticut
    If you are located near I-91, take I-91 north to I-90 and follow above directions from Springfield. If you are in eastern Connecticut, it may not be convenient to use the Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90). Instead, take Route 44 west to Route 8, and take Route 8 north to Route 20.  Take Route 20 west. Routes 7 and 20 merge in Lenox. Follow Route 7 north/20 west to Pittsfield, where Route 20 breaks off. Continue on Route 20 west for 6 miles to the Village entrance, which is on the left.
    or
    Take Route 44 north to Route 7 in Canaan, Connecticut.
    Take Route 7 north through Great Barrington, Massachusetts, to Route 41.
    Take Route 41 north to the junction of Routes 41 and 20. Go left (west) on Route 20 for half a mile to the Village entrance.
  • From New York City via I-87 (approximately 3 hours)
    Take I-87 north to I-90
    Take I-90 east to Exit B-3 in New York, where it intersects with Route 22.  (There is no exit eastbound at Exit 1 in Massachusetts. If you continue on I-90 you can get off at exit 2-Lee and follow directions from Massachusetts and other points east.)
    Take Route 22 north (right) to Route 295.
    Take Route 295 east (right) to Route 41
    Take Route 41 north (left) to the junction of Routes 41 and 20
    Go left (west) on Route 20 for half a mile to the Village entrance.
  • From New York City via Taconic Parkway (approximately 3 hours)
    Take the Parkway north to Route 295 (the last exit before the toll).
    Take Route 295 east to Route 41.
    Take Route 41 north (left) to the junction of Routes 41 and 20.
    Take Route 20 west (left) for half a mile to the Village entrance.