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We had some free time before we ran the Montpilier Mile so we decided to stop in and take a quick look at all the exhibits. We were pleasantly surprised at how large and informative this historical society museum was. The gift shop was great...More
We did a tour of 11 different museums in Vermont. This was a great exhibit. Lots of insight in what happened in the area. The exhibits are interesting and educational. Take about 1:30-2 hours to check things out. The staff is helpful and knowledgeable.
Vermont Historical Society Museum presents information using recreated settings and interactive displays. While it does not have animatronics, it is reminiscent of a Disneyesque style of presentation. Well done, and much to learn.
The architecture of this beautiful building had me at "hello." Truly a wonderful work of art. Inside is a well displayed museum with lots of interesting history about the Green Mountain State. I have always had a big appreciation for Vermont and all it has...More
This museum was not listed in my AAA Tour Book, but I stumbled upon it by accident, and am very glad I did. It's a rather small museum, located on a single floor. But it is very informative, giving an excellent overview of the state...More
We did not have time to spend hours in a museum, but we wanted an excellent overview of the history of Vermont. This museum met our needs perfectly. We learned of the native Indian tribes that inhabited what was to become Republic of Vermont. We...More
This is a wonderful, well -displayed, historical museum. We spent around an hour and a half and could have stayed longer. We were with my grandchildren and their staying power is short. We will definitely go back.
After touring the State Capitol (highly recommended) we stopped in to check out this Historical Museum. We had stopped in previously many times and wanted the kids (ages 8 & 10) to see the stuffed catamount. To our surprise the entrance has been renovated into...More
We visited the museum which is next door to the State Capitol building. It is small but we enjoyed learning more about the history of Vermont. It is free for Military, Retired or Veterans and is $5 for retired folks. It is a few bucks...More