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Bennington Battle Monument

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Fortunately, the Bennington Monument installed an elevator for quick and easy access to the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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When we arrived in Bennington the first thing we saw from the restaurant deck was this monument. We... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Jayne H
Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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  • Average7%
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Monument to a key battle of the American Revolution. The monument stands over 300 feet tall.
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15 Monument Cir, Bennington, VT 05201-2134
+1 802-447-0550
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Reviewed yesterday

Fortunately, the Bennington Monument installed an elevator for quick and easy access to the observatory area - about 2/3 of the way up. We were treated to the best case scenario - bright sunny day, foliage in the surrounding towns, and no crowd (they came...More

Thank TravelinJoe47
Reviewed 3 days ago

When we arrived in Bennington the first thing we saw from the restaurant deck was this monument. We were curious about it so we took a short drive to see it. It was well worth the visit if you enjoy learning about the history of...More

Thank Jayne H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dominates the landscape for some distance, a solid and well shaped monument. For 5$, you get to take the lift to the high level viewing tower, giving out to the surroundings north, south, east and west. the guy operating the lift was a real enthusiast...More

Thank Lilacwheaty
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is definitely worth visiting if you are in the area however I am not sure if I would make a special trip. There is a small fee to go to the top. It is a short elevator ride to the top. From the top...More

Thank L B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great view of the village and surrounding areas from the top of the monument. Well worth the 10 dollars fee. Great historical spot.

Thank BoscoW52
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were traveling through the southern part of Vermont and came across the Monument as it stood out top over the tree line. It is not well advertised or marked en route. Situated in a very secluded old residential area of Old Bennington, it was...More

Thank dyklee1029
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Didn't know what to expect in this neighborhood setting. Monument is a 306 foot obelisk in the middle of a serene and tranquil place. You must go to the observation platform. An elevator guide will bring you up and explain some of the facts as...More

Thank Tony M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An amazing place to learn about the history of the war. Staff are so pleasant in the Gift shop and elevator to go up. For 5$ you can take the elevator and spend time about 3/4 of the way up. Beautiful views with images showing...More

Thank Justin H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very impressive-a monument to a primary turning point in the revolutionary war that lead to our separation from England. The view at the location is impressive enough but I would imagine the view from the tower is spectacular.

Thank stevejO2955GI
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just happened to see this when we passed by the town so decided to take a look. So glad we did. Great view and only $5 to go inside

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