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American Precision Museum

196 Main St, Windsor, VT 05089-1312
+1 802-674-5781
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Gotta stop here

Had to stop by here on wsy to covered bridge. What a cool museum. Very old artifacts and history... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2016
scott v
via mobile
History at it's best!

We were told about this museum and certainly enjoyed ourselves there. The Docent is very... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2016
Bellevue, Washington
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Museum has the largest collection of machine tools in the country.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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196 Main St, Windsor, VT 05089-1312
+1 802-674-5781
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Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Had to stop by here on wsy to covered bridge. What a cool museum. Very old artifacts and history. Well worth the time.

Thank scott v
Reviewed 20 October 2016

We were told about this museum and certainly enjoyed ourselves there. The Docent is very knowledgeable and helpful in understanding the area!

Thank Gjabsama
Reviewed 20 October 2016

This is a museum that speaks volume about the character and society around the Springfield-Windsor Vermont area and its heritage. It encompasses the machinery that made machinery. It tells the tale, now unfortunately ancient history for the are, of how the area developed into a...More

Thank RalphP2
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Very small, located in a miniature portion of what used to be the most important Vermont designer/ manufacturer of precision instruments for firearms, this is now a pathetic little space with faint traces of past glory. The staff was more interested in discussing their time...More

1  Thank Oliver S
Reviewed 24 September 2016

This little museum tucked in Windsor had such an impact on American history - it's hard to overstate just how much. The exhibits are always thoughtful and interesting; they're geared towards everybody - young, old, male, female. A real must-see.

Thank RookerVT
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

I have been to windsor vt. Many times and have passed this museum many times not thinking much about it.. was in town with the wife and decided to stop in.. as a trained machinist and mechanic, but no longer working in the field, this...More

Thank traveller110979
Reviewed 28 August 2016

My husband is a machinist and tool and die maker, for 45 years. I knew he would love this museum, and he did. I thought I would be bored, but I wasn't. I love history, and there was plenty here, explaining how the early founders...More

2  Thank Shirley W
Reviewed 27 August 2016

A quiet, unassuming little museum that contains interesting history and information. I am not an engineer, am hopeless at mathematics and have never studied physics, but I found lots to interest me here, not least the history of how the original business at this location...More

Thank Visitor98661
Reviewed 13 August 2016

We were looking for something to do with our kids and stumbled onto a listing for this museum. We are always looking for something educational, and this was a very good surprise. Museum had a smaller outer room, with AC (it was hot outside). A...More

1  Thank Robert_Camper
Reviewed 11 August 2016

This is an excellent small museum on the significance of precision machinery in the development of Americfan manufacturing.

Thank Patricia K
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