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Main Street Museum

58 Bridge St, White River Junction, Hartford, VT 05001-1909
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Nothing like it. David Fairbanks Ford's personal collection of the odd and rare is a site to be... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Joie F
Strafford, Vermont
via mobile
A nice collection of oddities

Definitely woth a visit to see the many off items and collections on display. Admission is by... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ontario, Canada
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58 Bridge St, White River Junction, Hartford, VT 05001-1909
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing like it. David Fairbanks Ford's personal collection of the odd and rare is a site to be seen! Venue for shows is a delight. Including a bonfire by the white river for the show. Wow. All museums could learn a thing or two!

Thank Joie F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Definitely woth a visit to see the many off items and collections on display. Admission is by suggested donation of $2 to $20 and you'll probably want to spent 30 to 60 minutes here. Glad we came by to see what they had.

Thank MapleLeaf1867
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Funky, cool, eclectic. Interesting personal collection of mixed bag of flea markst, ironic ephemera, fake science and art

Thank 620cynthiat
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

This small museum is chock full of weird displays, rotating art installations, drawers to open, and about a million other things to poke through. There is a an open mic night once a month on the first Wednesday with surprisingly good performances. Totally worth the...More

1  Thank Amy P
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Great expectations; greatly disappointed. A disjointed, random collection of junk. I suppose one person's junk is another person's museum. Dimly lit; hard to read display cards (which didn't seem to relate to the exhibit near by). Found a card for relics, but the Elvis nail...More

Thank IgFlitz
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

I can't say enough about this dark treasure of the valley. Even Elvis's toenails. Not kidding. Ever wonder what a 10 year old happy meal looks like? How about a thousand TNT shoes or a rabbit with wings...I could go on...But you have to see...More

Thank Joie F
Reviewed 26 October 2016

This is a ONE OF A KIND museum. I have NEVER seen anything like it. Lots of strange and unique pieces. My friend and I were traveling back from Stowe and I went outta my way to stop here and glad we did. I just...More

Thank BusterBusBus
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

If so this is the museum for you! It is a deliberately odd assortment of dioramas, taxidermy, history, and comedy somewhat like The Onion. It does indeed challenge the idea of what makes the things typically saved and displayed so special?

Thank Dosmastr
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Many people come to New England in search of quaint but if you prefer one-of-a-kind quirky then you'll enjoy the Main Street Museum. The pseudo religious plastic "Virginasaurus" may be my favorite. I hope that they are still selling them in the "gift shop". It's...More

Thank Hildegard O
Reviewed 25 April 2016

From the moment I walked in the door I became an instant fan of this quirky museum. Filled with collections of odd things among them curio cabinets filled with "round things" or tangled things, a thrilling collection of taxidermy, taxidermy dioramas like you've never seen...More

Thank Ruby05346
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