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Henry Sheldon Museum of Vermont History

1 Park St, Middlebury, VT 05753-1101
+1 802-388-2117
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A small corner of Middlebury hosts a museum, an art gallery and a great cafe

The Sheldon museum features Vermont artifacts with special exhibits monthly and has a great side... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
TripMember25102016
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New Hampsire
Good for an hour

Nice little museum 3 rooms plus a rotating exhibit. Nice but small. Cute gift shop reasonable... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
lorri p
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earlville, ny
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1 Park St, Middlebury, VT 05753-1101
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+1 802-388-2117
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Sheldon museum features Vermont artifacts with special exhibits monthly and has a great side garden, nearby is the Edgewater Gallery with very fine works of art, and the Storm Cafe just down the narrow one-way street is a riverside restaurant with bistro style food....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice little museum 3 rooms plus a rotating exhibit. Nice but small. Cute gift shop reasonable admission

Thank lorri p
Reviewed 6 October 2016

This is a nice local museum of Vermont history. There are lots of artifacts including furniture and art works. The bicycle exhibit was the most notable part of the visit and should not be missed if you are interested in biking or history. This museum...More

Thank Al O
Reviewed 22 September 2016

This was a great exhibit in a nice museum. The museum's main exhibit is life in Vermont with collections from Henry Sheldon. But, the bicycling exhibit has old bicycles, pictures of people using the bicycles and explanations about them. Worth the visit, plus a nice...More

1  Thank _oechlerm
Reviewed 18 June 2016

The Henry Sheldon Museum in Middlebury does a great job of telling the history of Addison County. Their exhibits provide a good way to learn about the area over many decades. They also offer special exhibits. Their next one starting in June covers the history...More

1  Thank Drivingmissmary
Reviewed 18 February 2016

See what it was like to live in Middlebury in the 18th century. Great collection of paintings and items when times were simpler.

Thank WestwardGo
Reviewed 21 October 2015

If you'd like to wander through a condensed version of Vermont history, this is the place. It's a very manageable size, and sometimes they have a guest artist or speaker on site to offer a short lecture. We were lucky to meet Mr. Warren Kimble,...More

1  Thank Michelle P
Reviewed 4 October 2015

A nice respite in Middlebury Vermont. Well with the time to stop in and check it out. Nicely presented and convenient. Park by the Library and walk across the street.

Thank MO4975678910
Reviewed 30 September 2015

If your in Middlebury you should check this out, however I would not make a special trip. They do have some interesting displays especially around the holidays when they have the train display. That is a definite must if you have toddlers.

Thank 3girls7911
Reviewed 21 August 2015

A very good local museum with multiple rooms in an old building. Occasional special exhibits. Lot of emphasis on the Addison County area. Worth a visit.

Thank brwerner
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