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Shelburne Museum

6000 Shelburne Rd, Shelburne, VT 05482-6009
+1 802-985-3346
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Good for both seniors and children just something for everyone. This is our 3rd time visiting and... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2017
travelers201168
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Our favorite experience over 5 days in Vermont!

We had no trouble finding this driving down from Montreal and we arrived shortly after they opened... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2017
Anonymous855
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Trabuco Canyon, California
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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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“two days” (120 reviews)
“folk art” (66 reviews)
“covered bridge” (60 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
LOCATION
6000 Shelburne Rd, Shelburne, VT 05482-6009
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+1 802-985-3346

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Reviewed 5 November 2017

Good for both seniors and children just something for everyone. This is our 3rd time visiting and enjoy it every time. I will say that after the 1st of Nov. over half is closed only 5 exhibits open that is why the price is reduced...More

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Reviewed 31 October 2017

We had no trouble finding this driving down from Montreal and we arrived shortly after they opened. The day goes by too quickly so plan your time at each site. We initially took the tram around the grounds to get an overview and then we...More

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Reviewed 31 October 2017

Stopped in with intent of seeing the Wild Spaces, Hunting and Fishing in America Art Exhibit, and perhaps a little more. The exhibit was fascinating and we learned a lot. Upon exiting the exhibit we decided to walk the grounds as well. Glad we did....More

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Reviewed 29 October 2017

This is a wonderful museum on a large area of land that is a beautiful park. The exhibits are so extensive it is hard to describe. The staff members at each exhibit are friendly, helpful and passionate about their work and representing the founders of...More

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Reviewed 28 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
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Reviewed 24 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
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Reviewed 23 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
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Reviewed 23 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

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Reviewed 22 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😟

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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
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Tessaanddennis
18 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
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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
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Judy C
26 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
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