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The American Museum of Fly Fishing

4070 Main Street, Manchester, VT 05254
+1 802-362-3300
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Fly Fishing Story to its best

We went to learn more about the history of fly fishing. It is located besides the Orvis store, and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sirpinky
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Canandaigua, New York
A unique museum for those who truly love fly fishing

If you're into fly fishing then this place is a must see on your bucket list. When we visited... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
485maryjanef
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Jackson, Missouri
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Everything you ever wanted to know about the sport of fishing.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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4070 Main Street, Manchester, VT 05254
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+1 802-362-3300
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to learn more about the history of fly fishing. It is located besides the Orvis store, and contains multiple pieces of fly fishing history. We spent over an hour looking and reading the installations inside the building. We were really excited about the...More

Thank Sirpinky
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're into fly fishing then this place is a must see on your bucket list. When we visited, they were in the middle of renovating their main exhibit room so there was no admission charge. However, we had a free pass to visit that...More

Thank 485maryjanef
Reviewed 1 April 2017

The displays are very well done and there are many interesting exhibits. Anyone remotely interested in fly-fishing will enjoy a visit.

Thank Peter and Linda H
Reviewed 17 October 2016

My husband is an expert fly fisherman and unfortunately was a bit disappointed with the Museum of Fly Fishing. He felt that many of the more classic fly tying experts and fisher people were missing, including "Harry Stevens." On the plus side, the museum is...More

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Your $5 entrance fee gets a complete history of fly fishing from ancient Egypt to the present, technical innovations. I am not a fisher woman but I enjoyed learning about this beautiful aesthetic sport. Yes fish are a staple in many diets but to the...More

Thank EvaTheDragon
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Very good history of fly fishing. Well laid out and lots of equipment to view. I was impressed with the fly rods of famous people on display like D. Eisenhower, Bing Crosby, Jimmy Carter, G. Bush and more. Stop by at the Orvis store and...More

Thank Jerry Z
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

I thoroughly enjoyed my visit to this museum. I found it very interesting how the history of fly fishing from ancient times to the present day is chronicled. The early pioneers and 'fathers' of the sport of fly fishing are memorialized with good write-ups, photos...More

Thank AlabamaTraveler17
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Small but very interesting Museum all about Fly Fishing. You learn about the history, see antique poles, reels, flies and accessories. Take a trip upstairs you won't believe how many books the have.

Thank Harris5263
Reviewed 21 July 2016

5 stars if you're a fisherperson. If you have an interest in Fly Fishing, then this is definitely worth a visit. The informative displays are accompanied by lovely art work and examples of flys. There is a small gift store with used books all about...More

Thank Theresa072014
Reviewed 22 June 2016

If you are passionate about fly fishing, this is a great place to spend your afternoon. Old photos, fishing rods, and other memorabilia fill the shelves of this museum. It also includes items from famous people who liked to fly fish, like Babe Ruth!

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