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Shelburne Museum

6000 Shelburne Rd, Shelburne, VT 05482-6009
+1 802-985-3346
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What a Wonderful Treat

Four of us went here on the recommendation of several friends. It was so interesting. One... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2017
Marilyn H
Santa Cruz, California
Fall Trip to New England

What great way to start our vacation! We traveled here due to the reviews on Trip Advisor. You... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2017
Cindy T
Freeland, United States
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Museum in Vermont that displays approximately 80,000 items of folk art and similar works.
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“folk art” (78 reviews)
“two days” (119 reviews)
“covered bridge” (61 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
6000 Shelburne Rd, Shelburne, VT 05482-6009
6000 Shelburne Rd, Shelburne, VT 05482-6009
+1 802-985-3346

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Reviewed 27 October 2017

Four of us went here on the recommendation of several friends. It was so interesting. One definitely needs a two day ticket to absorb it all at a nice pace. The grounds are lovely, the map serves as a nice guide, and everyone who works...More

Thank Marilyn H
Reviewed 23 October 2017

What great way to start our vacation! We traveled here due to the reviews on Trip Advisor. You won't be disappointed. So much to see and so much to see. We enjoyed the history of everything from stage coaches,weather vanes, duck decoys. You can visit...More

Thank Cindy T
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

A must See! Spent two days there😊 it is well worth the visit. And the second day is free. There is something for everyone here!

Thank Rhonda B
Reviewed 22 October 2017

This museum is enormous and quite expensive. There is a shuttle bus but we never seemed to be at any of the stations at the right time so we walked. And walked. And walked. So many interesting exhibits. Our favourites were the circus models; the...More

Thank GreyPoundLondon
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Be in good shape because it's A lot of walking. Thank God for the shuttle bus. Driver was very nice. Gift shop was expensive and I expected better selection of t shirts. Didn't get one😟

Thank baker1576
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I spent a beautiful, fall day visiting the Museum. It is quite an unusual museum with collections of diverse items. One of our favorite exhibits was the hand-carved circus train. It is absolutely amazing that one man carved the immense collection. We...More

Thank Polly P
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

This is simply amazing. They variety of collections is awesome. Where else can you see 4 Monets, a Remington bronze and 300 foot long steam powered ferry? It's takes an entire day to do this place justice. They literally have "something for everyone". Fine art,...More

Thank Maine-e-yak_007
Reviewed 17 October 2017

We spent nearly six hours at this museum and were not bored for a second. If you enjoy historic buildings and historic items, this is a great place to visit. Most of the buildings were moved to the museum grounds from surrounding areas as a...More

Thank Gary B
Reviewed 17 October 2017

This museum is actually a collection of buildings (and a paddle wheeler), each with a distinct collection. The highlight is the classic art collection in a home built to replicate the NYC apartment of the collectors. I was not expecting to find that type of...More

Thank NLV-E
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Loved the self guided tour of the museum. We spent about two hours going to many of the exhibits. It is like a village with a printshop, blacksmith, lighthouse, the ship Ticonderoga. All very authentic and docents around to give you information and answer questions....More

Thank Watsonville57
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17 November 2017|
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Response from Gary B | Reviewed this property |
We were there in October and the entire museum was open. This is a museum with many buildings (large barns, a passenger boat once used on the lake, replica stores and houses based on actual buildings/blue prints, etc. That... More
Bonnie B
25 September 2017|
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Response from Whenareweleaving1012 | Reviewed this property |
It depends. It's a sprawling place, so you may be frustrated by how much time you'll miss with only two hours,however it's one of the best open air museums that I've been to and a number of the buildings closest to the... More
Judy C
25 June 2016|
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Response from Bill B | Reviewed this property |
They have a shuttle, a large covered vehicle that runs a regular circuit around the property so you can get to each of the areas without excessive walking. I would bring a water bottle if it is warm. You can stay at any of... More