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Vermont Historical Society Museum

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Worth Your Time

We didn't plan on stopping here but was so glad we did! It was the most interesting little museum... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fun and free Museum!

We had some free time before we ran the Montpilier Mile so we decided to stop in and take a quick... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2018
Dan E
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Museum of history in Montpelier Vermont.
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109 State St, Montpelier, VT 05602-2720
+1 802-828-2291
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We didn't plan on stopping here but was so glad we did! It was the most interesting little museum that packed so much information that you'll be saying, "sure glad we stopped here, well worth our time"! All displays were presented with much detail but...More

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Reviewed 19 July 2018

We had some free time before we ran the Montpilier Mile so we decided to stop in and take a quick look at all the exhibits. We were pleasantly surprised at how large and informative this historical society museum was. The gift shop was great...More

Thank Dan E
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

We did a tour of 11 different museums in Vermont. This was a great exhibit. Lots of insight in what happened in the area. The exhibits are interesting and educational. Take about 1:30-2 hours to check things out. The staff is helpful and knowledgeable.

2  Thank Bruno Z
Reviewed 23 June 2018

Vermont Historical Society Museum presents information using recreated settings and interactive displays. While it does not have animatronics, it is reminiscent of a Disneyesque style of presentation. Well done, and much to learn.

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Reviewed 24 October 2017

The architecture of this beautiful building had me at "hello." Truly a wonderful work of art. Inside is a well displayed museum with lots of interesting history about the Green Mountain State. I have always had a big appreciation for Vermont and all it has...More

1  Thank adrianna24sings
Reviewed 23 October 2017

This museum is located next to the state capital building and has numerous displays on the history of Vermont. A good place to visit after visiting the capital building.

1  Thank Wtrav77
Reviewed 25 August 2017

This museum was not listed in my AAA Tour Book, but I stumbled upon it by accident, and am very glad I did. It's a rather small museum, located on a single floor. But it is very informative, giving an excellent overview of the state...More

1  Thank Doug F
Reviewed 23 August 2017

We did not have time to spend hours in a museum, but we wanted an excellent overview of the history of Vermont. This museum met our needs perfectly. We learned of the native Indian tribes that inhabited what was to become Republic of Vermont. We...More

Thank Daniel G
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

This is a wonderful, well -displayed, historical museum. We spent around an hour and a half and could have stayed longer. We were with my grandchildren and their staying power is short. We will definitely go back.

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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

After touring the State Capitol (highly recommended) we stopped in to check out this Historical Museum. We had stopped in previously many times and wanted the kids (ages 8 & 10) to see the stuffed catamount. To our surprise the entrance has been renovated into...More

1  Thank Ihor R
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