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Vermont Historical Society Museum

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Fun and free Museum!

We had some free time before we ran the Montpilier Mile so we decided to stop in and take a quick... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2018
Dan E
Great historical museum of the Vermont area

We did a tour of 11 different museums in Vermont. This was a great exhibit. Lots of insight in what... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2018
Bruno Z
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Museum of history in Montpelier Vermont.
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109 State St, Montpelier, VT 05602-2720
+1 802-828-2291
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Reviewed 19 July 2018

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

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Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

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.

2  Thank Bruno Z
Reviewed 22 June 2018

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.

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Reviewed 23 October 2017

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

1  Thank adrianna24sings
Reviewed 23 October 2017

This museum is located next to the state capital building and has numerous displays on the history of Vermont. A good place to visit after visiting the capital building.

1  Thank Wtrav77
Reviewed 25 August 2017

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

1  Thank Doug F
Reviewed 22 August 2017

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

Thank Daniel G
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

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.

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Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

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

1  Thank Ihor R
Reviewed 12 August 2017

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

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