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Robert Hull Fleming Museum

61 Colchester Ave, Burlington, VT 05405
802-656-0750
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Ranked #18 of 26 Attractions in Burlington
Type: Natural History Museums, Art Museums, Museums
Owner description: This art museum built in 1931 has a mammoth collection of art through the ages, including European and American paintings and prints, paintings by... more » Owner description: This art museum built in 1931 has a mammoth collection of art through the ages, including European and American paintings and prints, paintings by 20th-century Vermont artists, African and Asian art and ancient art objects. « less
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Wellesley, Massachusetts
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34 reviews 34 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

The Fleming has 10-12 distinct display areas, each focused on a different theme or geography. In each area, there is a small but very fine collection, well-annotated. So, unlike the situation in many museums, here you don't get exhausted or overwhelmed. The spaces are all attractive and the exhibits are interesting. We spent a very pleasant 90 minutes here (and... More

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Burlington, Vermont
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Here is a hidden gem! Your children will adore the mummy, and the Norman Rockwell will please them, too. Rockwell's "Save the Babysitter" is so much fun for all ages. There is quite a bit to see, and special exhibits and a nice gift shop will make your visit just right. The museum is small enough to see it all... More

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Essex, Massachusetts
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65 reviews 65 reviews
29 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

Parking next to the museum was free with a pass from the museum. We enjoyed the Native American Art collection which includes objects from across America and not just from Vermont and New England. A special exhibit of some of John Singer Sergent's paintings are now on view. The Pacific Island nations' exhibits were quite interesting, too. We plan on... More

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Milton, Vermont
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211 reviews 211 reviews
94 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2012

Located on the campus of the University of Vermont. Nice looking building and well displayed art, paintings and other exhibits.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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79 reviews 79 reviews
8 attraction reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2011

I learned about the Fleming in an article in BUDGET TRAVEL (along with campus art museums at Williams and MIddlebury Colleges). We do like art and museums and we were looking for something to do in Burlington now that some of the summer-season-only museums and historic sites have closed. The Fleming was a good choice for us; it has a... More

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Coconut Creek, Florida
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213 attraction reviews
464 helpful votes 464 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2005

Located on the campus of the University of Vermont,The Fleming Art Museum has a fine collection of paintings by Vermont-connected artists like;Paul Sample("Haircut"),Herbert Meyer(MondayMorning,Pawlet,Vermont"),Howard Giles("Nineteenth Psalm"),and Charles Heyde("Mount Mansfield"). I also appreciated this museum's very small collection of European Old Master paintings by artists like;Lambert Doomer("Couple With Globe"),Govaert Flinck("Boy with Plumed Hat"),Adrien Van De Velde("Sheep by Brook"),Fragonard("Shepherdess"),and George Romney("Anna Seward").This... More

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