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Address: 3501 Lexington Rd, Harrodsburg, KY 40330-9218
Phone Number: +1 859-734-5411
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Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill is a landmark destination rooted in the...

Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill is a landmark destination rooted in the spirit of the Kentuckians that called this place home for more than a century. Discover inspiring legacies, fresh-air adventures and spirited hospitality throughout Shaker Village's 3,000 acres. Onsite amenities include overnight accommodations, dining and catering services, retail shops, historical exhibitions and tours, a farm and garden area, a nature preserve, multi-use trail system, riverboat rides, equestrian stable and an extensive calendar of special programs, activities and events.

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Wonderful/realxing stay in East Family Dwelling

I can't say enough about our stay at Shaker Village. We originally were scheduled to stay Saturday through Friday; however, after reading reviews we decided to shorten our stay... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
ande070806
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I can't say enough about our stay at Shaker Village. We originally were scheduled to stay Saturday through Friday; however, after reading reviews we decided to shorten our stay (due to lack of activities and no kitchen in our room). After staying a few days, I wish we could have stayed longer. We traveled with 2 adults and 2 little... More 

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Lakes Region, NH
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A fantastic place to enjoy long walks and self directed tours of the Shaker lifestyle. Make sure you plan for at least one day if not more. There are daily/evening activities and exhibits.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A friend of mine recommended that we visit this place not only to experience the history behind the village, but to try the delicious food and more importantly a slice of lemon pie. This is the only place in the United States that you could stay at a Shaker Village in the same buildings the Shakers once had. The buildings... More 

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Lombard, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm glad we went to the village, but I was disappointed to see many items in the shops made in china instead of local artists. Everyone was friendly. We passed on the tour, and just walked the land. Maybe if we had taken the ferry ride I would have enjoyed it more. I would like to have purchased a book... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a few hours visiting the site - very well preserved and an interesting slice of history. Tour guides were very knowledgeable. Restaurant looked nice but did not have time. Farm animals were fun to visit. Also went on the riverboat tour which was a relaxing trip up and down the KY river.

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Pensacola, FL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went with my son's family (nine grandkids, 1-18 years old) and we received free admission thanks to my being a military veteran.That saved $100. I liked the place already. We received a nice overview of the village from a softspoken presenter after getting the tickets, Then you're pretty much on your own. Only a few building to see but... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took a wrong turn out of Lexington, KY and drove by this intriguing spot dating from the 1800's. So glad we did. I had heard of the Shakers, but certainly knew very little about them. This village has not functioned as a home to the Shakers for many years, but it has been preserved as a piece of history by... More 

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Fairborn, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very interesting complex and dates to the early 1800's. If you have have not been here before take advantage of the free 30 min overview orientation. It provides much interesting information on the Shakers and this complex. Then you are free to walk the grounds and drop in on the planned activities scheduled at different buildings throughout... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a unique place to visit! If you love religious history, you will love this. Has lots and lots and old houses, eating and cooking utensils, farming equipment goes on and on. You must visit their meeting house. One of the tour guides sings the old Shaker hymns as you enter and gives you all the background on their beliefs.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we stayed overnight at shakertown and enjoyed the room.we also did the tours in the morning although a bit disorganized were very complete. We also made reservation for breakfast-very disappointing-it was buffet style which is ok-but no selection and food very bland-the service was none-existent -had to ask more than once for coffee refill and when we asked for water... More 

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