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Bread and Puppet Theater

753 Heights Rd, Glover, VT 05839-9637
+1 802-525-3031
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Art can change the world

If you are in the Northern Kingdom of Vermont on a summer weekend, pack a picnic and treat yourself... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2017
Westport, Massachusetts, United States
A creative theater treat on a farm

The Bread and Puppet Theater at Glover is a different theater in many ways with volunteers from all... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2017
Jerusalem, Israel
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A barn-museum crammed with huge paper-mache puppets, masks, sculpture and bas-reliefs.
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
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753 Heights Rd, Glover, VT 05839-9637
+1 802-525-3031
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

If you are in the Northern Kingdom of Vermont on a summer weekend, pack a picnic and treat yourself to a visual delight. Three pm every Sunday is a performance of big puppets and masks in a natural amphlitheater that will challenge and delight. Bread...More

Thank Betulaceae
Reviewed 25 July 2017

The Bread and Puppet Theater at Glover is a different theater in many ways with volunteers from all over carrying the puppets made from simple but full of fantasy. The circus show on Sundays at 3 pm is a festival of colors and joy with...More

Thank BasicsTouring
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Visit this place. It's crazy cool. The museum is well done and packed with beautiful paper mache 'puppets'. I must have taken a thousand pictures. They also have political oriented- yet beautiful- prints for sale. Yup- I'm Conservative and I even bought a few. Everyone...More

Thank Leslie D
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Most of the puppets were made for events or performances that deal with Social or Political issues. The good vs bad of it all. The grotesque shapes and faces of each puppet makes it own statement. Many of the puppets will take you back to...More

Thank ronflausa
Reviewed 11 July 2017

These "cult" shows are held every Sunday, starting July, at 3:00 PM. There are two separate shows, running consecutively, the main show held in the open air and a puppet show in one of the barns. The main "circus" is an interesting cultural experience, not...More

Thank Dmitri K
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Huge barn full of handmade puppets and displays protest and social awareness. The people working on the farm are an enlightened dedicated bunch.

Thank dbett
Reviewed 4 July 2017

A coworker heard I was travelling through Vermont and said I should see this place. It's out there, both in location and overall experience. There is no real entrance, cashier, or guidance. You just go check out the barns full of stuff. Amazing collections of...More

1  Thank denniss529
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Possibly the most creative Art form that can be experienced. It is puppetry, music, costumes, political satire and just remarkable. The museum is open most days and I think all days (need to be checked) The performances are at fixed times and have changed over...More

Thank WVgreen
Reviewed 26 October 2016

I have never seen a Performance by Bread & Puppet in Glover, but in other locations. The troupe does amazing work and if you ever have an opportunity to see them, GO! However, if you ever venture to the North East Kingdom of Vermont, you...More

Thank twomartinilunch
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Bread and Puppet is a wonderful, magical place. Fantastic puppets, interesting gift shop! A piece of history!

Thank Peggy B
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Lois Heath L
14 August 2016|
Response from Lynda G |
The museum is in a building but the rest is in the open air.