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Bennington Battle Monument

15 Monument Cir, Bennington, VT 05201-2134
+1 802-447-0550
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Very interesting and great views!

Even in the snow, this was an interesting and atmospheric place, well worth a visit. Out of season... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
interesting monument to Battle of Bennington

a long walk up to the top so do not start it if you cannot walk up to the torch at top of the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Monument to a key battle of the American Revolution. The monument stands over 300 feet tall.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“great view” (50 reviews)
“elevator ride” (32 reviews)
“gift shop” (68 reviews)
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15 Monument Cir, Bennington, VT 05201-2134
+1 802-447-0550
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even in the snow, this was an interesting and atmospheric place, well worth a visit. Out of season, the museum is closed, so be aware.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

a long walk up to the top so do not start it if you cannot walk up to the torch at top of the statue of liberty in Manhatten. Nice spot with nice views of Bennington and located in oldest part of bennington i.e. "OLD...More

Thank Hmy47
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This tourist attraction is well worth the visit providing lots of historical detail, beautiful grounds, an amazing monument and a lot of great information about some of the battles which took place in the area. The monument rises up out of nowhere and really makes...More

Thank Cindy G
Reviewed 7 December 2017

This tall stone monument is the symbol of Bennington and commentates a secondary battle to that at Saratoga in 1777 where the British were defeated invading the colonies from Canada. Set on a height of land on the north end of the historic Old Bennington...More

Thank George S
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Easy to find tower. Nice park area. Location has a welcome center but it was closed for the winter. There’s an elevator you can go up to the top and see The town of Bennington.

Thank FlyingStew75
Reviewed 20 November 2017

We arrived to late to get in but we spent some time at the monument, impressive that it is and getting to grips with the history of the area and the people and personalities involved in Bennington.

1  Thank Stanley_1986
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

I was more impressed with this tower than I anticipated. It can be seen from miles away. An elevator takes visitors to the top. My view was greatly enhanced by Fall coloring at its peak. Make sure to see the old church and cemetery down...More

Thank haveboozewilltravel
Reviewed 1 November 2017

When we were there it was a chilly and rainy day. Going to the top would not of done any good for it was also a little foggy. The monument is located in the spot were the Ammunition storage was. It is the reason behind...More

Thank Gregory C
Reviewed 1 November 2017

There is a small display downstairs and an escorted elevator ride to the viewing area. It was not busy so we did not have to hurry or jostle to see through each window. It's not a must see from inside but an important part of...More

Thank Anonymous855
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Because of the idiotic school administrations throughout the country,most young students have no access to American History, so if you have a young family, the Bennington Battle Monument in Vermont is a must stop. Beautiful well kept grounds on the battlefield and a elevator equipped...More

Thank dave2840
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