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Rokeby

4334 Route 7, Ferrisburg, VT 05456
+1 802-877-3406
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In the current state of affairs in our country it's important to be reminded of our ancestors... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Steve T
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Rutland, Vermont, United States
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Great Museum. Truly a Gem.

We stopped by the Rokeby Museum on the way back from Middlebury on a whim, so glad we did. It's an... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
DestenieDestenie
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Vermont
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Eighteenth century Vermont cape house and home to writer Rowland Evans Robinson and his artist daughter Rachel Robinson Elmer.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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4334 Route 7, Ferrisburg, VT 05456
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In the current state of affairs in our country it's important to be reminded of our ancestors who were on the right side of history.

Thank Steve T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by the Rokeby Museum on the way back from Middlebury on a whim, so glad we did. It's an amazing museum, very educational, but presented in a way that's easy to understand, and is highly engaging. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit.

Thank DestenieDestenie
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Last week,I visited the Rokeby Museum Complex in a small Vermont community with a rich history of promoting fair treatment for people of color.The Rokeby Museum had interesting displays and dioramas relating to the evils of slavery in the United States,prior to the Civil War.It...More

Thank margatemensch2016
Reviewed 12 July 2017

For all of you Civil War history buffs, this is an excellent stop; really it's a marvelous stop for all of us. It tells the story of runaway slaves and wonderful abolitionists who helped them via the 'underground railroad'. There is a small but beautifully...More

1  Thank EmEs
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

This museum holds a thought provoking exhibit on a Vermonter's role in supporting the underground railway and the context of human slavery in the 1800s until the end of the Civil War One can also visit the homestead that served as a shelter for those...More

1  Thank explorer044
Reviewed 5 October 2016

The house stands like it was just yesterday, our tour guide was extremely knowledgeably and pointed out interesting issues, However, i felt that the video information in the museum was a better rendering of the actual events, and was very tastefully done. I would recommend...More

Thank fitterSaddleRiverNJ
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

I was a little disappointed in this. I really had hoped to learn more about the Underground Railroad. The house tour essentially had next to nothing to do with the Underground Railroad and I felt it was wasted time, as I've been in and learned...More

Thank AnonFromBoston
Reviewed 14 July 2016

The Rokeby Museum is a must see for families with children studying the Revolutionary War period. They have marvelous exhibits and discuss the underground railroad in this area in some detail. There are also period houses to visit and tours as well. Tuesday afternoons are...More

Thank Journey Sophisticate
Reviewed 19 June 2016

I purposed to visit so I could tell my grandchildren about the Underground Railroad and how Vermont played a part in it. The museum was well laid out, and the tour of the Robinson House was fantastic. While much creds go to the Dakin family...More

Thank A W
Reviewed 20 September 2015

We stopped here on a whim, glad we did. It left us with a better understanding of the underground railroad concept, how some northerners tried to help some of the slaves runaway slaves. We could not go into the house, but enjoyed the great museum...More

Thank dougiefresh_11
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