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The American Museum of Fly Fishing

4070 Main Street, Manchester, VT 05254
+1 802-362-3300
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Unexpectedly Enjoyable

I went because my husband is interested in fishing. I thought I would be totally bored but was... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Michelle M
Toms River, NJ
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 1 June 2017
Canandaigua, New York
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Everything you ever wanted to know about the sport of fishing.
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  • Poor3%
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4070 Main Street, Manchester, VT 05254
+1 802-362-3300
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

I went because my husband is interested in fishing. I thought I would be totally bored but was pleasantly surprised. I can not say it was exciting but would recommend going if you have any interest in history. I never knew how many historical figures...More

2  Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 1 June 2017

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 31 May 2017

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 18 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 19 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 10 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 8 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 22 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
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