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Brattleboro Museum and Art Center

Address: 10 Vernon St., Brattleboro, VT 05301
Phone Number: 802-257-0124
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Ranked #2 of 13 Attractions in Brattleboro
Type: Art Museums, History Museums, Museums
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Type: Art Museums, History Museums, Museums
Hours:
Sun - Mon 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed - Thu 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Pomfret Center, Connecticut
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

We read about this Museum online, and decided to take a chance in our #ThisIsNewEngland travels with a 2.5 hour drive from out home in CT, and it was worth the trip. First off, Brattleboro is a New England destination all by itself, and find the Museum with or without GPS is a piece of cake, as it placed in... More 

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Northampton, Massachusetts, United States
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9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

A revolving series of exhibits by local artists and photographers, in a beautifully-lit, ample space that is free and open to the public. As are its public bathrooms, which are clean, large and to the back after a long walk up Brattleboro's main street!

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Brattleboro, Vermont
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7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

The BMAC, as it is called locally, is an endowed, professionally curated fine arts museum. If you are very particular about what art you view, you won't be disappointed here. The BMAC shows only the finest visual art, and the curation and exhibit design is the best in the inner New England region.

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Connecticut, USA
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6 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014 via mobile

It is more a rotating exhibition, than a museum, so check the website what is presented at a particular time your are planning to come. This time it was about a sculpture made of many small wooden pieces and photography including those of Senator Leahy, showing people and leaders of the world. Friendly staff.

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Brattleboro, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

This is such a beautiful. Quaint museum which was once the old Union train station. All staff are super friendly and helpful. A must see whenever you are in Brattleboro.

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Portland, Oregon
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29 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Despite the title, this is neither an art center nor a museum. It seemed to be a wanna-be art museum but was hugely disappointing. For all the history around this part of the world it is sad that there are not any decent museums - I expected more from something that advertises itself as such. Sorry to report that it... More 

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Dalkeith
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4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

November sees the start of a brand new Arts & photography exhibition at BMAC. In my view this is perhaps one of the best exhibitions in the year or so that I have frequented the museum.Well worth a visit if you are visiting Brattleboro or South Vermont.

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Brattleboro, Vermont
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44 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

The center has a nice mix of events and updates their exhibits regularly. It's a former train station which makes for an interesting space. There are also various lectures and presentations throughout the year which supplement the Center. Definitely worth repeat visits to see the changing exhibits. Parking can be more difficult since there's really nothing right at the Center.... More 

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Provincetown, Massachusetts
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74 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

This was a destination for me, and a good one at that. It is inside a renovated train station adding to its interest. You walk into a grand, multi level entrance. There is an exhibit there. One that hit home, the "America Through The Windshield" exhibit. The other exhibits are in galleries off the main room. They are all worth... More 

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Boston
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3 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We stopped for a short visit recently. Staff were friendly and they have accessible parking and entry for the mobility impaired. Hard to comment on the programming after only one visit, but we appreciated half or more of the exhibits. Not bad for us.

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