During your visit to Shaker Village, shop for signature oval boxes, tightly-sewn brooms and other gifts. The store also carries traditional children's toys, weaving, baskets, candles, apothecary items, woodenware, chair tape, books and much more.
All merchandise is painstakingly handmade by regional artists, including products made at Shaker Village using techniques that made the Shaker name synonymous with quality.
The Carpenters' Shop Craft Store, one of Kentucky's premiere craft retailers, offers fine handmade crafts that demonstrate Shaker simplicity and high-quality craftsmanship. The Carpenters' Shop is the largest of three craft sales areas located at Shaker Village.
The Carpenters' Shop building was built in 1812 and originally housed the Shakers' carpenter and blacksmith shops. Prior to the restoration of Shaker Village, the building was used as a general store and gas station.
The site of the Shaker's post office in the mid-19th century, the Post Office Craft Shop now carries a selection of culinary specialty items including Kentucky food products, cookbooks, and kitchen and gardening accessories. Also shop for ceramics, hand-dipped candles, local soaps and jewelry.
The Post Office offers a selection of carryout sandwiches and cookies prepared by the Trustees' Office Dining Room, along with drinks and other snacks.