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Bennington Battle Monument

15 Monument Cir, Bennington, VT 05201-2134
+1 802-447-0550
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Great views

Nice national monument with view of MA, NY and VT. Very friendly staff...if you have an extra half... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Lisa W
via mobile
Large obelisk...period.

Was disappointed with our visit. The obelisk was large and set overlooking the mountains. There was... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
via mobile
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Monument to a key battle of the American Revolution. The monument stands over 300 feet tall.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good37%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“great view” (48 reviews)
“elevator ride” (28 reviews)
“gift shop” (61 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
15 Monument Cir, Bennington, VT 05201-2134
+1 802-447-0550
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Nice national monument with view of MA, NY and VT. Very friendly staff...if you have an extra half hour to spare, go here and then drive thru the covered bridges...

Thank Lisa W
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Was disappointed with our visit. The obelisk was large and set overlooking the mountains. There was not information out except for historical markers. The gift shop had a sign saying tickets available here...but for what? The rest rooms were clean. They could do much better...More

Thank bolild
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place to stop for a quick visit. Really not too much to see. Be sure and visit the Bennington Battlefield State Park in New York if you are in the area. They are two separate things.

Thank Tim S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very pretty park with a great monument! It costs just $5 to ride the elevator about 200 feet up the monument. The man operating the elevator was really kind and gave some history about the monument. We told him we were passing...More

Thank sbwpanda
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great history lesson! Only caveat... The view would have been breathtaking during the peak of the fall foliage season. Still a great experience during the season the monument is open to visitors.

Thank Tom L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing historical town. This tower is just outside of town and is quite a work of art and definitely worth seeing.

Thank MsGMaine
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were thrilled to be at the monument on its 230th anniversary. Admission was free & we took our 6 year old grandson to the top - 18 floors up. there are 34 but you cannot go all the way up.. The views were spectacular...More

Thank Cyndi D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I went on our first ever real Road Trip this past summer. We went to Bennington and I thought oh we could miss the Monument. Big mistake. Go to the Monument!!! Downtown Bennington can be toured at later but really to do...More

Thank Marge G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Take tome to drive up and visit this imposing monument to history. The 300+ foot monument of blue-grey magnesian limestone is dedicated to the 1777 Battle of Bennington and is well worth the time fro a visit. There is a modest $5.00 admission fee for...More

Thank Dwight F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an awesome place - 300+ feet high, walking the grounds is free or you can pay five bucks to take an elevator up . This monument commemorates the Battle of Bennington, of the Revolutionary War. While you wait for the elevator, there are...More

Thank Buskahhh
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