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Bread and Puppet Theater

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Maybe the highlight of our visit to the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont. You have to see it for... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
Montrose, California
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We spent 45 minutes in the Bread & Puppet Theatre Museum near Glover, VT. Admission is by... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2018
Kingston, TN
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A barn-museum crammed with huge paper-mache puppets, masks, sculpture and bas-reliefs.
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753 Heights Rd, Glover, VT 05839-9637
+1 802-525-3031
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Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Maybe the highlight of our visit to the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont. You have to see it for yourself to appreciate it. Plan on spending 1-2 hours. You will be amazed. Free admission unless you want to make a donation. The merchandise is sold on...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jrdaddy
Reviewed 1 November 2018

We spent 45 minutes in the Bread & Puppet Theatre Museum near Glover, VT. Admission is by donation. We have never seen anything like this before. The paper mache puppets are absolutely AMAZING! This was a “Wow!” moment for us. Some of these puppets are...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TNKaz
Reviewed 3 September 2018

While in Vermont this summer we traveled to Bread and Puppet Theater for their Sunday performance. Be sure to get there early enough to spend time in their museum (the barn on the property has displays of all of their performances over the years with...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Josie O
Reviewed 27 August 2018

My wife and I recently visited interested in looking at the art work in the museum. While the art tries to tell a political story, it's lost on everyone, so it's just art, but pretty interesting nonetheless. However, the rest of the complex is quite...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank SJWanderers
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Go see it. You drive up and you think you have gone back in time to “rad” “cool, man” and every hippie phrase you remember from the ‘60’s. But it is a mind-blowing experience that anyone over the age of 50 would find exhilarating. It...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Judy L
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Definately worth the drive to Glover, Vermont. Best to make a weekend adventure out of the trip. A exciting step back in time.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Leslie D
Reviewed 14 August 2017

If you are in the Northern Kingdom of Vermont on a summer weekend, pack a picnic and treat yourself to a visual delight. Three pm every Sunday is a performance of big puppets and masks in a natural amphlitheater that will challenge and delight. Bread...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Betulaceae
Reviewed 25 July 2017

The Bread and Puppet Theater at Glover is a different theater in many ways with volunteers from all over carrying the puppets made from simple but full of fantasy. The circus show on Sundays at 3 pm is a festival of colors and joy with...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank BasicsTouring
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Visit this place. It's crazy cool. The museum is well done and packed with beautiful paper mache 'puppets'. I must have taken a thousand pictures. They also have political oriented- yet beautiful- prints for sale. Yup- I'm Conservative and I even bought a few. Everyone...More

Date of experience: July 2017
4  Thank Leslie D
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Most of the puppets were made for events or performances that deal with Social or Political issues. The good vs bad of it all. The grotesque shapes and faces of each puppet makes it own statement. Many of the puppets will take you back to...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank ronflausa
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14 August 2016|
Response from Lynda G |
The museum is in a building but the rest is in the open air.