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Address: Route 127, Burlington, VT
Phone Number: 802-865-4556
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Thu - Mon 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Description: Learn about life in the 1780s and the interesting career of famous...
Learn about life in the 1780s and the interesting career of famous statesman Ethan Allen on a guided tour of his homestead at this historic site that overlooks the Winooski River and offers stunning views and walking trails.
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interesting history

brief tour of the home and a very small museum. We had a great guide who told the history well. Something to do for about 30 minutes.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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leesburg, fl
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

brief tour of the home and a very small museum. We had a great guide who told the history well. Something to do for about 30 minutes.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Museum and cabin in a pastoral setting on the edge of Vermont's largest city. We have been here several times both to visit and attend lectures. Gives you an appreciation of how hardy early Vermonters were. There is a guided tour of the house.

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Paterson, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Nice little visit and glimpse into the legend. Would prefer a self guided tour as the regular tour really stretched out the shorter visit it should have been.

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Gainesville
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

We really enjoyed our visit here. Listening to our historian/guide took us back in time to what it could have been like in 1775. It was a rainy day, although a bit windy and cooler, umbrellas came in handy and we made the most of our day If you are in the area, don't miss taking the tour

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Blackstone, Massachusetts
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26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Our family decided to visit the homestead while visiting Burlington. I agree with some of the other write-ups. Very difficult to find the property entrance. Nice property, tour of house is ok at best, the guide was good. We missed the general introduction to the tour as a school tour was back to back with us and they wanted us... More 

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Since it was raining and I could not go on the lake cruise, i decided to drive around the area. I followed the signs to Ethan Allen/s homestead and found myself in a deserted overgrown park. I did not go inside the home, not sure which building was his home - no signs. The buildings were not open when I... More 

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Somers, Connecticut
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Our tour guide was very funny, and knowledgeable even my teenage son enjoyed this tour. Nothing to dislike

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Skaneateles Falls, New York
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6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Our tour guide was very informative and entertaining. He really made the tour. They have restored the house back to its original size, a simple home.

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Los Angeles, CA
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88 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

So much of the history of Vermont is wound up with Ethen Allan and you can't get any more Ethan Allen then the house he built and lived in. It's a small house with the bottom rooms essentially restored to as they would have been during Allen's time there. The tour guide was knowledgable and gave a bit of equal... More 

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Oakland, Tennessee
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91 reviews
39 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We thought we would be able to visity, but apparantly this is a seasonal thing that isnt open in March. We will definitely try again.

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Additional Information about Ethan Allen Homestead

Address: Route 127, Burlington, VT
Phone Number: 802-865-4556
Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Burlington
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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