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Robert Hull Fleming Museum

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Address: 61 Colchester Ave, Burlington, VT 05405
Phone Number: +1 802-656-0750
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09:00 - 16:00
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This art museum built in 1931 has a mammoth collection of art through the...

This art museum built in 1931 has a mammoth collection of art through the ages, including European and American paintings and prints, paintings by 20th-century Vermont artists, African and Asian art and ancient art objects.

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a wonderful surprise on a rainy, chilly day in VT.

There was such a wonderful variety of exhibits throughout the museum -- far more than many museums of that size. There was one statue of "Penelope that was beautiful and I would... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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High Point, North Carolina
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High Point, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

There was such a wonderful variety of exhibits throughout the museum -- far more than many museums of that size. There was one statue of "Penelope that was beautiful and I would love to know more about its history -- where it was found and how it got to VT.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I enjoyed the variety of gorgeous, detailed,and real to life art work, mixed in with discovered artifacts from ancient civilizations.

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Ocala, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

This is a small museum on the University of Vermont campus. We walked here from downtown. The walk also gives you a chance to see the beautiful chapel. The cost for seniors is 3.00. Some of the exhibits were closed but there were some surprises. There was one of my favorites, a Georgia O'Keeffe, Taos Mountain, an original Norman Rockwell,... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

My first problem was finding where to park. I parked in the lot to the right of the museum as you look at the front. I went in and asked about parking passes since the lot I was in had signs saying parking permits were required. It turned out I had to park in the lot on the other side... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

The Fleming is the place to go if you are in need of an art fix. With a diverse permanent collection and frequently changing exhibits, there is art for everyone.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

Would love to review this fine museum but it is closed when school is not in Summer session. We read the reviews on line, reviewed hours of operation, nothing about closed in Summer. Hope to visit another time.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

Liked seeing Vermont artist Weyde painting of Mount Mansfield. Special exhibit of pop artists enjoyable. Neo-colonial building is interesting. For parking, park in adjacent visitor lot. You will need to go inside museum for pass. Go to restaurant nearby in hospital - great value.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

My wife and I visited The Fleming Museum today, lured by the "Pop Art" special exhibition! We enjoyed this exhibit as well as the Samuel Bak exhibit. The museum is located in the center of the beautiful UVM campus ! The Marble Room in the center of this museum is incredible ! The permanent collection of Vermont artist and scenes... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2015

We had a rainy day in Burlington so looked for a nice museum visit. Saw this on Trip Advisor so decided to give it a try. The museum is small with 2 floors and maybe 8 or so big rooms for display. There was a special display on the main floor plus a nice display of Senator Leahy's photography upstairs.... More 

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Fairhaven, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015

Enjoyed our recent visit to the Fleming Museum, located on the UVM campus. Varied exhibits of interest within the small, but beautiful, museum. A great idea for a rainy day in Burlington!

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