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HANCOCK SHAKER VILLAGE

SHAKER BARN MUSIC SERIES

Directions

 

IMPORTANT NOTE

The directions provided below have been taken from the HSV website and directs you to the Main Entrance which is nowhere near the Barn that you will be performing in. Please follow the directions to the Barn entrance that are shown above the green map shown below. 

 

 

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

 

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 

 

Our coordinates are Lat. 42.430283, Long.  -73.343289

 

 

 

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’s entrance is on the right, approximately 3 miles from the New York/Massachusetts border.

 

From Boston (approximately 2 1/2 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)

  • Take Route 20 west for 0.5 miles, the Village’s entrance is on the left.

 

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 is not convenient to use the Massachusetts Turnpike.

  • Take Route 44 west to Route 8

  • Take Route 8 north to Route 20

  • Take Route 20 west; it merges with Route 7 in Lenox.

  • Follow Route 7 north/20 west to Pittsfield where Route 20 west breaks off.

  • Take Route 20 west, the Village’s entrance is 6 miles on the left.

  • orTake 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.

  • Take Route 20 west for 0.5 miles, the Village’s entrance is on the left.

 

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 (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) to Route 295

  • Take Route 295 east to Route 41

  • Take Route 41 north to the junction of Routes 41 and 20

  • Take Route 20 west for 0.5 miles, the Village’s entrance is on the left.

 

From New York City via Taconic Parkway (approximately 3 hours)

  • Take the Parkway north to Route 295 (it is the last exit before the toll).

  • Take Route 295 east to Route 41.

  • Take Route 41 north to the junction of Routes 41 and 20.

  • Take Route 20 west for 0.5 miles, the Village’s entrance is on the left.

 

 

VERY IMPORTANT

Directions to the Barn entrance.

The band entrance to the Barn is located off of Rte 40 (shown in the green map below) where you will find a sign labeled as a "Staff Entrance".  Once you follow the road to the Barn as indicated you'll be able to back your vehicles right up to the large Barn doors to unload. NO stairs to climb, it's an easy load-in!