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Vermont Folklife Center

88 Main St, Middlebury, VT 05753-1425
+1 802-388-4964
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Great local history and art.

I enjoy seeing the local history here as well as the crafts. There are different displays each... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
salisbury, VT
Visit at Christmas

Do not miss stopping by the Vermont Folklife Center at the holidays to see their wonderful... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2015
Middlebury, Vermont
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4 weeks ago
“Great local history and art.”
30 Sep 2015
“Visit at Christmas”
88 Main St, Middlebury, VT 05753-1425
+1 802-388-4964
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I enjoy seeing the local history here as well as the crafts. There are different displays each month so one can always go back and see something different.

Thank msulliv
Reviewed 30 September 2015

Do not miss stopping by the Vermont Folklife Center at the holidays to see their wonderful community gingerbread house display. Young and old alike participate in this annual event. Hot cider and cookies served. they also have a small unique gift shop.

1  Thank 3girls7911
Reviewed 5 August 2015

nice old house with some exhibits of folk art. No a/c and stairs to upstairs. beautiful front grounds and near middlebury college

Thank pat b
Reviewed 17 June 2015

Small museum & craft display, plus interviews recorded for background information on authentic & hard-working of this agricultural community.

1  Thank downtownathome
Reviewed 25 April 2014

We went to the Folklife Center. They had a wonderful exhibit of one room school houses in Vermont. My husband is a teacher and it was great to read about the reflections that the teachers of that time had. The pictures were very moving. The...More

1  Thank michelegreen74
Reviewed 18 April 2013

This isn't really a museum which was what I was expecting, but a center for different crafts and folk life programs. There was, however, an excellent spshop displaying all handcrafted Vermont offerings from baskets, braided rugs, whirlygigs, woven mats, blacksmith items etc. and this was...More

1  Thank MJP-22
Reviewed 13 September 2012

The Folklife Center is an interesting place to visit with all of the changing shows (Gingerbread Contest, Peeps, photo exhibits, etc.). The gift shop is eclectic with items from all over the world. Nice place to visit.

1  Thank Anne M
Reviewed 17 November 2011

Fittingly, The VT Folklife Center is placed in an old historical building in the heart of Middlebury. Their is always a display focusedon one theme - African weavings, oral history videos... There is a wide selection of handcrafted gifts in many price ranges that could...More

Thank kathyincornwall
Reviewed 26 July 2011

When we visited the VT Folklife Center, there was a fabulous show of black and white Vermont photography being displayed. Mostly of faces, and sometimes of their rural settings, it described the reality of small-farm life as it has been and is today in Vermont....More

2  Thank derring_do
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