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Vermont Historical Society Museum

109 State St, Montpelier, VT 05602-2720
+1 802-828-2291
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Beautiful Historical Building with Vermont history inside!

The architecture of this beautiful building had me at "hello." Truly a wonderful work of art... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2017
adrianna24sings
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Los Angeles, California
Nice museum

This museum is located next to the state capital building and has numerous displays on the history... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2017
Wtrav77
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Saylorsburg, Pennsylvania
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Museum of history in Montpelier Vermont.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good39%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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109 State St, Montpelier, VT 05602-2720
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

The architecture of this beautiful building had me at "hello." Truly a wonderful work of art. Inside is a well displayed museum with lots of interesting history about the Green Mountain State. I have always had a big appreciation for Vermont and all it has...More

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Reviewed 23 October 2017

This museum is located next to the state capital building and has numerous displays on the history of Vermont. A good place to visit after visiting the capital building.

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Reviewed 25 August 2017

This museum was not listed in my AAA Tour Book, but I stumbled upon it by accident, and am very glad I did. It's a rather small museum, located on a single floor. But it is very informative, giving an excellent overview of the state...More

Thank Doug F
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Reviewed 23 August 2017

We did not have time to spend hours in a museum, but we wanted an excellent overview of the history of Vermont. This museum met our needs perfectly. We learned of the native Indian tribes that inhabited what was to become Republic of Vermont. We...More

Thank Daniel G
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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

This is a wonderful, well -displayed, historical museum. We spent around an hour and a half and could have stayed longer. We were with my grandchildren and their staying power is short. We will definitely go back.

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Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

After touring the State Capitol (highly recommended) we stopped in to check out this Historical Museum. We had stopped in previously many times and wanted the kids (ages 8 & 10) to see the stuffed catamount. To our surprise the entrance has been renovated into...More

1  Thank Ihor R
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

We visited the museum which is next door to the State Capitol building. It is small but we enjoyed learning more about the history of Vermont. It is free for Military, Retired or Veterans and is $5 for retired folks. It is a few bucks...More

Thank Richard G
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Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

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

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Reviewed 19 July 2017

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
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Reviewed 18 July 2017

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
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