All Friends Receive:

  • Free, unlimited admission to the Sabbathday Lake Shaker Museum’s guided tours. The Museum exhibits Shaker-made furniture, textiles and other artifacts in settings depicting various stages of the community’s history since it was established in 1794.
  • Our newsletter, The Clarion, which keeps members up-to-date on Friends projects and Sabbathday Lake village, museum, and library happenings. The Shaker Community's Home Notes are exclusively available in The Clarion.
  • An invitation to our annual Friends Weekend held at the Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village each August.
  • A $5 discount on Sabbathday Lake Shaker Museum summer crafts workshop fees.

Choose a Membership Level and click the button to pay with a credit card or PayPal


You may also join, renew, or give a gift membership by writing us at:

The Friends of the Shakers
707 Shaker Road
New Gloucester, ME 04260

Please make checks payable to: The Friends of the Shakers and specify the Membership Level desired. Be sure to include your name, address, telephone number, and email address. Also provide this information for any recipient of a gift membership. If you have any questions, please contact us directly.

The Friends of the Shakers is registered with the IRS as a tax-exempt organization and all contributions are tax deductible to the extent provided by law. Funds are used for the support and preservation of the ongoing Shaker tradition at Sabbathday Lake and are greatly appreciated.


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