Plan Your Visit
With four permanent exhibits, rotating exhibits, programs, a library, and the Spirit Tree Gift Shop, you won't want to miss a visit.
Become a Member
Free admission to the museum and library, quarterly newsletter, 10% discount in the Spirit Tree Gift Shop, and participate in the preservation of unique local history. Join today!  
The Spirit Tree Museum Shop offers unique educational books, cards, souvenirs, and fine Shaker-style reproductions.
Please note that we are updating our website to a newer version of WordPress. So we do not lose any content, we are in the process of backing up the site. Please do not hesitate to call or email us if you have any questions about our organization, museum, exhibits or programs. 216.921.1201 or 





Miniature Worlds! Discover a tremendous dollhouse created for two lucky girls who lived on Shaker Boulevard in 1940. On until February 10th, 2017.

Up next in our changing exhibit gallery, Above Stairs: Domestic Service in Shaker Heights. 




One of the prints on display



Zygote Press Printmaking Exhibition Project – selected prints from Northeast Ohio artists are on display until February 3rd.





It is never too late to support the Shaker Historical Society and its mission to inspire people to engage in and celebrate the Shaker Heights story and its impact on the region… past, present and future. Please consider making a gift to our Annual Fund today by calling 216.921.1201, sending a check to Shaker Historical Society, 16740 South Park Blvd, Shaker Heights, OH 44120 or by going to and sending funds to 



We want you!

Join us as an individual $40, family $70, Clark-Lee Freeway $100, Elizabeth Nord $150, Myers Family $250  or Van Sweringen $500 member! 

You may call us to pay by phone 216.921.1201, send a check to Shaker Historical Society, 16740 South Park Blvd, Shaker Heights, OH 44120 or by going to and sending funds to Please be sure to include a phone number and email, so that we may add you to our eblast and e-newsletter mailing list! 



Generally we are open Tues-Fri, 11-5 and Sundays 2-5, however for the holidays we have an adjusted schedule. holiday-hours-2016

UPDATES are regularly made on Facebook!

The Shaker Historical Museum is located at 16740 South Park Boulevard in Shaker Heights, Ohio. Here, we display artifacts, documents and photographs from our collections; provide information on Shaker Heights’ history and current events, and host educational programs. We also operate a small gift shop offering our publications, Shaker gifts, and local wares.


The Shaker Historical Society is a proud recipient of a General Operating Support from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture and is a partner with the Ohio History Connection.


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Become a Member

Join today:
  • » Free admission to the museum and library
  • » Receive our quarterly newsletter
  • » Get a 10% discount in the Spirit Tree Gift Shop
  • » Participate in the preservation of unique local history

Donate funds and volunteer time to further the mission and educational outreach of the Shaker Historical Society.

Partnerships and Support

Thank you to the generous support of our valued public and private partners. This critical support allows the Shaker Historical Society to preserve and to share our region's rich history by developing and expanding our exhibits, programs and educational outreach initiatives.

Special Thanks to our 2015 Movers and Shakers Sponsors! KeyBank * Cleveland Clinic * Karlovec & Company Design/Build Remodel * Thompson Hine