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Vermont Historical Society Museum

109 State St, Montpelier, VT 05602-2720
+1 802-828-2291
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Great little museum in smallest capital city in usa

Wonderful little museum about Vermont History. Period rooms and many documents. Visit, you will be... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
via mobile
A little slow but lots to see

There was a lot of info in here but not a ton hands on for kids, so plan accordingly. They did... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Museum of history in Montpelier Vermont.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good38%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
109 State St, Montpelier, VT 05602-2720
+1 802-828-2291
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful little museum about Vermont History. Period rooms and many documents. Visit, you will be suprised

Thank vtsnowman
Reviewed 1 week ago

There was a lot of info in here but not a ton hands on for kids, so plan accordingly. They did have a whole room dedicated to horses in Vermont........ One fact I learned is that in the 1850's Vermont was down to 15% of...More

Thank Keith T
Reviewed 1 week ago

You will learn a lot about Vermont in a very enjoyable matter, something for everyone in the family. When I went the first time, my husband, a Montpelier native, didn't want to go. Well then I had to wait on him before he would leave....More

Thank Mary Sue L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Take time to visit the museum along with the state house. Good historical information and artifacts about Vermont.

Thank BearCat318
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is okay. I think my favorite part was the structure inside. I also remember the stuffed catamount or whatever it was.

Thank jessicablack061
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent affordable museum suitable for all ages. Handicap accessible. Very comprehensive history & culture presentations. Every tourist should visit museum & city at large.

Thank Greenpondgirl
Reviewed 19 June 2017

This is a very accessible way to understand Vermont's history. My whole family enjoyed it. It has exhibits geared toward children, but is also sophisticated enough for adults to enjoy. You can go through the whole thing in about 90 minutes, but could spend a...More

Thank MCG1300
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Is located in the center of town close to the legislature and in the main street. The exhibitions are of old suits and artifacts from the colonial and independence years.

Thank Braulio G
Reviewed 17 April 2017

The Pavillion Building looks like a survivor from the 19th Century, but is actually a comparatively modern structure designed to look otherwise. Once venturing inside from the spacious front porch, a cabinet of curiosities awaits....

Thank MWitz
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

We were just passing through Montpellier and didn't know this museum would be so interesting. We were disappointed that the State House was closed on Saturday, but this was the next most interesting site for us. We learned a lot and could have spent much...More

Thank Kay M
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