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Black River Academy Museum

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A special local museum

Run by a staff of two and volunteers, this museum is full of wonderful pictures, furniture, and... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2017
Henry C
New Haven, Connecticut
A Little Unexpected Gem

While staying down the road from Ludlow, we saw the Black River Academy Museum on a side street. It... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2016
Bluffton, South Carolina
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17 Jun 2017
“A special local museum”
23 Jul 2016
“A Little Unexpected Gem”
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14 High St, Ludlow, VT 05149-1008
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Reviewed 17 June 2017

Run by a staff of two and volunteers, this museum is full of wonderful pictures, furniture, and other historical items - almost all relevant to the Ludlow area and the school that once occupied the building. Also has a special exhibit about the Finish folks...More

2  Thank Henry C
Reviewed 23 July 2016

While staying down the road from Ludlow, we saw the Black River Academy Museum on a side street. It is housed in the old Academy building. What a little gem ! We were met at the entry by a wonderful lady who was very forthcoming...More

1  Thank Ot21
Reviewed 25 August 2015

This isn't a destination attraction, but if your in the area stop by! There is a nominal suggested donation. Worth it to continue to work of the museum foundation. The first floor is set up with rooms resembling home life in Ludlow in years past....More

5  Thank Kathy Z
Reviewed 14 July 2015

This is a work in progress and improvements to the building for enhancing the visitor's experience continue. This is where Calvin Coolidge went to school, along with many others. For a glimpse back to simpler times, this is worth a visit.

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Reviewed 3 September 2014

The local historical society created this museum during the 1076 Bicentennial. Since then it has grown and improved. It provides a wonderful picture of the town over the decades. There is everything from photos, maps, and documents, to local artifacts. It is a wonderful way...More

Thank skyhoosier
Reviewed 30 July 2014

A landmark in Ludlow, Vermont...for starters President Calvin Coolidge went to private school there. As you drive down the street you can feel the history as you pull up to this magnificent building from the 1800's ...located on the Black River, you walk up the...More

Thank EdSkiLimo
Reviewed 8 June 2014

The Black river Academy Museum (also home to the Black river Historical Society) is located in the old school where President Calvin Coolidge attended. The three floors are filled with interesting exhibits that outline the history of the people and businesses that created and developed...More

3  Thank RalphP2
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