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Shelburne Museum

6000 Shelburne Rd, Shelburne, VT 05482-6009
+1 802-985-3346
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Impressive First Visit

This was our first visit to Shelburne Museum and we really enjoyed it--like stepping back in time... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Robert M
Garland, Texas
via mobile
Rich historical experience

From entrnce and gift shop to the helpul shuttle for those unable to walk the lovely campus of the... read more

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Museum in Vermont that displays approximately 80,000 items of folk art and similar works.
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“folk art” (71 reviews)
“fine art” (32 reviews)
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Hours Today: 12:00 - 17:00
6000 Shelburne Rd, Shelburne, VT 05482-6009
+1 802-985-3346

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was our first visit to Shelburne Museum and we really enjoyed it--like stepping back in time. My favorite item was the Steamer Ticonderoga which sail on Lake Champlain in the early 20 the century. It is very large so you sort of need to...More

Thank Robert M
Reviewed yesterday

From entrnce and gift shop to the helpul shuttle for those unable to walk the lovely campus of the museum, the place is quality and class. The current hunting and fishing art exhibit is tremendous qnd all the galleries have noteworthy displays including the quilts...More

Thank BKDurie
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Mrs Vanderbilt Webb had unlimited resources to indulge her collection of Americana. If one quilt is nice, why not several hundred? The lake steamer she acquired looked so lonely. Solution? Buy a lighthouse. The steam locomotive looks so bare just sitting there? Buy a railroad...More

Thank sugarfootat
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you want to see how people lived and worked in the past, this is a place to visit. Homeschool parents of the northeast take note: you want to bring your kids here! Since I live in Virginia where we have many fabulous colonial sites...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

we love learning about the good old days and this museum is fabulous. so many different buildings. each one filled with its own displays of art,quilts,toys, old sawmill, a horseshoe shaped building with awesome circus diaramas. a round barn, a lighthouse, and of course the...More

Thank Margaret K
Reviewed 4 days ago

I hadn't visited Shelburne Museum in several years and it's still crammed with things to see. The museum was hosting Circus Palooza on the day we visited, so there were lots of kids around. The grounds are so spacious, though, that we never felt crowded....More

Thank Mary920
Reviewed 4 days ago

Plan at least 3 to 4 hours unless you can return back the next day. Museum is fairly expensive: the general admission is $24. Seniors and AAA members pay $22. Students have discounts and kids younger than 5 go for free. This museum is, in...More

Thank Dmitri K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Being from NJ, I've only had the pleasure of visiting the Shelburn Museum twice. The first trip was only with my husband, and my second trip was with our 4 year old, so it was a totally different experience. It has the vastness of a...More

Thank Zuzanecka
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband, 12-year-old niece, and I visited Shelburne Museum on a Sunday in July, 2017. We thoroughly enjoyed our experience! I was pleasantly surprised that the grounds and exhibits kept the 12 year old's attention for 4 hours! Clearly the Ticonderoga is a highlight for...More

Thank alexandra9007
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you visit VT- love arts & collector, add this museum in your itinerary. What a collection from french impressionist monet,manet.cassat,degas to early american art being display in individual buildings. Truly amazing & unique museum one of its kind

Thank anakmelayu
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Judy C
25 June 2016|
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Response from Bill B | Reviewed this property |
They have a shuttle, a large covered vehicle that runs a regular circuit around the property so you can get to each of the areas without excessive walking. I would bring a water bottle if it is warm. You can stay at any of... More
15 June 2016|
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Response from BrownTrout13 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know but they are very easy going so just give them a call. Make sure you differentiate between the Farm and the Museum as they are two distinct organizations.
9 June 2016|
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Response from kathymc123 | Reviewed this property |
Much of the museum is in separate buildings so if you require assistance you should call the museum and ask if they have wheelchairs and how much of the museum is accessible via wheelchair