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Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill

#1 of 11 things to do in Harrodsburg Features Animals
3501 Lexington Rd, Harrodsburg, KY 40330-9218
+1 859-734-5411
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A step back in time....

I saw a television program about this village several years ago and finally got to visit. The... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Manassas, Virginia
Peaceful and Beautiful

The landscape is beautiful and great for walking and photographing nature. The history is all... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Nashville, Tennessee
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3501 Lexington Rd, Harrodsburg, KY 40330-9218
+1 859-734-5411
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I saw a television program about this village several years ago and finally got to visit. The village has been beautifully and carefully restored. Wandering through the amazing yet simple buildings gave me an exceptional understanding of the Shakers; how they lived their lives and...More

Thank spurz2
Reviewed 5 days ago

The landscape is beautiful and great for walking and photographing nature. The history is all around you. The rooms are immaculate and, again, very peaceful. The food is great. Fun to sit outside listening to live music. And there are farm animals.

Thank Gretalll
Reviewed 6 days ago

For ten dollars I got to spend the day checking out all the historical buildings, make a hand broom, play with chickens and goats, and learn about the Shaker way of living. The Village had several daily activities that were going on including various tours....More

Thank TheLocalCupcakeLover
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's beautiful and historic but accessibility is lacking. Prepare for a hike to the building with your room and another hike way over to the parking lot. Narrow steep stairs wait...no elevator. The restaurant is expensive and not very good. Bring your hiking boots and...More

1  Thank Michael M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate lunch at Shaker village on Sunday. It took 20 minutes for the wait staff to recognize we were sitting there, and had to ask for a kids menu. There was no food on the menu for a 1 year old. When asked if...More

Thank BongoB
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the site 6 years ago and the change was sad. We came with friends to spend the day. We had told them about all of the folks making brooms, baskets, etc right in the old buildings. They would talk about what they were...More

1  Thank OrangeGTO
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a wonderful morning/early afternoon at Shaker Village. I have visited several times before but this was my husband's first trip. We didn't join any of the guided tours but spent our time walking the peaceful grounds and visiting all the buildings open to the...More

Thank Libby W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely way to spend some time and learn about this beautiful area of Kentucky. The pilot/narrator was very knowledgeable. Although the boat is easy to maneuver with physical limitations, walking down the slope from the parking area may be a challenge for some.

Thank CofCMom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This village is a step back in time. The whole site, land and buildings have been beautifully restored. It was a very rainy day when we were on our way so we took our time getting there. I now wish that we had gotten there...More

Thank grandmakate
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Preserved and restored Shaker Village run by Not for Profit. Good tour guides, Dinner at the Inn, leave a couple hors to look around before it closes at 5pm. Was a good mid trip stopover

Thank Steveuj
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Are there tours of the buildings given on Monday's or are Mondays "quiet days" with limited access to tours and buildings? Also, when is the construction going to start that will limit access to the Cultural Center?
9 May 2017|
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Places to stay outside of the Village. The stairs and no elevator may be a problem for some in our group.
19 April 2017|
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Response from Zane L | Reviewed this property |
There is a Day's Inn and Baymont Inn in Harrodsburg and a couple more in Danville, about 10 miles away.
Stephen D
Is it worth going on a Monday? It is their "quiet day" so no tours and the buildings aren't open, but you can walk around the grounds.
5 February 2017|
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Response from kfogerson | Reviewed this property |
I enjoyed the tour very much. If you could Not enter the buildings then I would skip it and wait for a day to Enjoy and learn!