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American Precision Museum

196 Main St, Windsor, VT 05089-1312
+1 802-674-5781
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awesome visit to museum - exhibits are very interesting and interactive. so much to see - plan on... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
babybatman8
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Windsor VT
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Dull? No Way!

If you think this isn't going to be interesting, you'd be missing some fascinating history. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Alan K
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Voorheesville, New York
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Museum has the largest collection of machine tools in the country.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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196 Main St, Windsor, VT 05089-1312
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

awesome visit to museum - exhibits are very interesting and interactive. so much to see - plan on going back very soon.

Thank babybatman8
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you think this isn't going to be interesting, you'd be missing some fascinating history. The inventions made here began the manufacturing process that has led to the 3-D printers we use today.

Thank Alan K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Machine tools from the 1700's to the modern era. Durable metal sculptures that in turn powered the American Industrial Revolution. Informative, well presented, great collection and staff, and at the top and bottom of the hour, demonstrations of a variety of machine tools.

Thank MWitz
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Somewhat off the beaten path, The American Precision Museum provides a look into the mechanical marvels that once defined manufacture. From huge room-sized machines, to tiny tabletop models, the museum provides visitors with many displays, examples, and even some hand-on experiences. A complete delight.

Thank Timothy M
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Interesting place to visit. Man at desk was very knowledgeable and engaging with the visitors. Once we were inside the section past the front room, quite a few machines on display. Lathes, sewing machines, presses, etc. We spoke with a young man who was working...More

Thank ChickenLady1
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We were fascinated and impressed by this historic factory turned museum. The tiny working models in the front room were a surprise! We were lucky enough to have a tour guide, informally, who told the story of how the gun factory started. Very cool! The...More

Thank Ravendale9
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

American Precision Museum Was a surprise ! Had a very good cross section of old school equipment and machinery from the past each piece of equipment and machinery either had a note card or a brief video about that particular piece of equipment and it...More

Thank Julian P
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

The location is really nice, right on the original water that powered the shop that was here from the beginning. The models in the front room are eye-popping in their detail. All scratch built by one individual, each piece hand fabricated. These alone would warrant...More

Thank whiskey3pa
Reviewed 21 June 2017

The American Precision Museum was the highlight of our weekend trip. I picked it out as a destination because my husband has a mechanical mind. In the end I was blown away by how my perception of history had changed by the information I learned....More

Thank Linda147
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

I have an interest in the technological heritage of the CT River Valley, but I'm not myself mechanical. So I appreciated Mr Clay Washburn turning on the machines and making us a gear with an explanation of the two wheels revolving in opposite directions. The...More

Thank absentmindedowl
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