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Shelburne Museum

6000 Shelburne Rd, Shelburne, VT 05482-6009
+1 802-985-3346
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We were here when our kids were young and came back again this fall, 20 plus years later. Spent... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
jon l
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Brunswick, Maine
Amazing

My husband a I love this type of Museum. This is like a granddaddy one. We Seniors took two days... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Beverly M
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Brockport, New York
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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)
“covered bridge” (61 reviews)
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6000 Shelburne Rd, Shelburne, VT 05482-6009
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were here when our kids were young and came back again this fall, 20 plus years later. Spent the afternoon wandering and it was not nearly enough time. Electra Webb loved to collect. The NY apartment and the artworks are unbelievable with Cassatt, Degas,...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband a I love this type of Museum. This is like a granddaddy one. We Seniors took two days to explore as much as we could of the offerings here and were childlike in surprise and wonder. Going from one exhibit to the next...More

Thank Beverly M
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Reviewed 14 January 2018

During a winter visit just 5 or 39 buildings on 45 acres were open. We toured the grounds and passed historic structures. It made us vow to return in season to get the full sense of the museum's diverse and quirky collection of some 150,000...More

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Reviewed 29 December 2017

Shelburne Museum is all about the real american life in the past in an extremely comprehensive way AND in such a quality. You will be asthonished to what has been put together from different times and places from all over America. And then there are...More

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Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

A great museum with some very interesting collections. Imagine being able to walk around a huge ferry boat! Loved the impressionist art in the Havermeyer home and even enjoyed seeing an exhibit on fowl decoys!

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Reviewed 19 November 2017

We picked a beautiful fall Saturday to visit with our daughter and grand-daughter, who live in the area. I could have spent an hour in the gift shop alone. There are lots of good items at not to bad prices. Then we hit the dessert...More

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Reviewed 11 November 2017

I would describe this museum as unique and top class. Unfortunately, I did not have nearly enough time to appreciate it all, but our guide was very knowledgeable and friendly. I really love the old buildings here and the history behind them, and particularly the...More

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Reviewed 4 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 30 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 30 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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Tessaanddennis
17 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
24 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
25 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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