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Bennington Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 - 17:00
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This was a great place to stop and take in the local history and culture of the area. We came to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Homer, New York
one of the first battles

When the Americans still were rebels in an uprise against mother England one of the first victories... read more

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Celebrating Vermont art, culture, and history with the largest collection of Grandma Moses paintings and 19th-century Bennington Pottery, Battle of Bennington memorabilia and weaponry, and more. New in 2013 - Gilded Age Vermont Gallery highlights...more
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75 Main St, Bennington, VT 05201-2885
+1 802-447-1571
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a great place to stop and take in the local history and culture of the area. We came to see the Grandma Moses exhibit which was wonderful. But what surprised me was how taken my 12 year old was with the schoolhouse and...More

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Susan S, Public Relations Manager at Bennington Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. I am happy that every member of your family who visited had a most enjoyable time. We often find the adults spending time in the schoolhouse as well. They seem to enjoy it very much. Just being in the space...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When the Americans still were rebels in an uprise against mother England one of the first victories was made a Bennington. Positioned in a beautiful forrest rich area it is really worth the trip...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was recently on a vacation back to visit with my family in Bennington, Vermont. I have been fascinated with Grandma Moses since I can remember and spending some time in the exhibit here was incredible!! One of the people that I went with happens...More

Thank cindemac
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love museums and were looking forward to visiting this one but right from the start this museum failed to impress. The front desk staff were unwelcoming and gave us the impression they were doing us a favour by letting us in. The exhibits are...More

1  Thank 925KitC
Susan S, Public Relations Manager at Bennington Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are sorry your experience was less than desirable. Bennington Museum is a Museum of Art, History and Innovation, and takes pride in offering all of these throughout our galleries. We are the caretakers of the largest public Grandma Moses Collection in the world, but...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped here after a visit to the Hemmings Auto Museum. Pleasantly surprised with the Grandma Moses exhibit and the Battle of Bennington exhibit. Its a 10.00 fee but if your a history buff its well worth it. Some great early manufacturing exhibits also. Some very...More

Thank william m
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Very enjoyable visit. Research library was open and the gentleman was very helpful. So many interesting other things to see. Grandma Moses exhibit was a wonderful surprise!

Thank Ruth H
Reviewed 6 August 2018

the museum is very clean and nice. It takes you back in time in vermont. If you are on a leisurely day taking your time to see home style things like old sewing machines; tools; pottery from the 1700's and 1800's. Very cool display of...More

1  Thank Therese D
Reviewed 5 August 2018

The front desk staff was snarky. One in our party was deaf. 30 days prior notice was needed to be given for written transcript of audios, which is rather ridiculous. Not sure why copies couldn’t just be available. They offered no discount for him. Bennington...More

1  Thank Hmlaunhardt
Reviewed 17 July 2018

We visited on a hot July weekend and the museum was not crowded and a pleasure to walk through. I had not seen many of Grandma Moses works before and this museum has the largest collection of her folk-art paintings with descriptive information accompanying each...More

1  Thank ctp1513
Reviewed 5 July 2018

Welcoming staff at ticket sales, lots of Grandma Moses paintings and video interview with her, the old school classroom exhibit is well done, excellent selection of Bennington Pottery and a beautiful Tiffany plum lamp. Outdoor displays in front of the museum are well thought out....More

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Claire S
15 February 2015|
Response from Susan S | Property representative |
We had our re-opening on February 14 after being closed for 6 weeks. In that time, we built a new Works on Paper Gallery, reconfigured our museum shop and more. The museum is now open Thursday through Tuesday, 10 am to 5... More