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This place was fascinating - a place where the machines that made the machines to make things are on display. Anyone with the least interest in the machinery that enabled our country to fight world wars and prosper generally will appreciate the variety of machinery...More
This museums has lots of manufacturing machines and shows how they were powered during the 1800s.
The site was the scene of critical innovations in manufacturing and sourced both guns and machines used to make guns in the civil war.
Highly recommended and there is...More
This is a museum that speaks volume about the character and society around the Springfield-Windsor Vermont area and its heritage. It encompasses the machinery that made machinery. It tells the tale, now unfortunately ancient history for the are, of how the area developed into a...More
Very small, located in a miniature portion of what used to be the most important Vermont designer/ manufacturer of precision instruments for firearms, this is now a pathetic little space with faint traces of past glory. The staff was more interested in discussing their time...More
This little museum tucked in Windsor had such an impact on American history - it's hard to overstate just how much. The exhibits are always thoughtful and interesting; they're geared towards everybody - young, old, male, female. A real must-see.
I have been to windsor vt. Many times and have passed this museum many times not thinking much about it.. was in town with the wife and decided to stop in.. as a trained machinist and mechanic, but no longer working in the field, this...More
My husband is a machinist and tool and die maker, for 45 years. I knew he would love this museum, and he did. I thought I would be bored, but I wasn't. I love history, and there was plenty here, explaining how the early founders...More
A quiet, unassuming little museum that contains interesting history and information. I am not an engineer, am hopeless at mathematics and have never studied physics, but I found lots to interest me here, not least the history of how the original business at this location...More