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Celebrating Vermont art, culture, and history with the largest collection of Grandma Moses paintings and 19th-century Bennington Pottery, Battle of Bennington memorabilia and weaponry, and more. New in 2013 - Gilded Age Vermont Gallery highlights...more
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We had a few hours left in our day so we took in the Bennington Museum. My wife is a fan of Grandma Moses so she was not disappointed! Throughout the museum we were treated to items of America's past - medical, toys, sewing machines,...More
The museum has a good collection of Grandma Moses art as well as a video interview of her which is very interesting. Her actual one room school house is attached and children are given free reign to read primers and dress up in period clothing....More
The museum had the largest selection of original paintings by the noted American primitivist Grandma Moses. I never knew a tny place like Bennington once had a car factory but it did and a reconstructed/rehabilitated vehicle from the 1920s is on display. It also had...More
If you have any interest in history, esp tied to place and want to be impressed with what a "Small" museum can offer, don't miss this gem in Bennington,VT.
The exhibits include Grandma Moses, rotating exhibits of artwork, historical artifacts and a sense through objects...More
We were impressed at first by the historic buildings after entering we found that this museum had a whole gallery on the 2nd floor of Grandma Moses painting on display. Very educational. There was also a video of the Grandma Moses interview with David R...More
This was a great place to stop and take in the local history and culture of the area. We came to see the Grandma Moses exhibit which was wonderful. But what surprised me was how taken my 12 year old was with the schoolhouse and...More
Susan S, Public Relations Manager at Bennington Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2018
Thank you for your review. I am happy that every member of your family who visited had a most enjoyable time. We often find the adults spending time in the schoolhouse as well. They seem to enjoy it very much. Just being in the space...More
We had our re-opening on February 14 after being closed for 6 weeks. In that time, we built a new Works on Paper Gallery, reconfigured our museum shop and more. The museum is now open Thursday through Tuesday, 10 am to 5... More
We had our re-opening on February 14 after being closed for 6 weeks. In that time, we built a new Works on Paper Gallery, reconfigured our museum shop and more. The museum is now open Thursday through Tuesday, 10 am to 5 pm. From June through October we will be open every day (except Fourth of July) from 10 am to 5 pm.
We hope to welcome you soon.