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Address: 109 State Street, Montpelier, VT 05633
Phone Number: 802-828-2291
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Description: Museum of history in Montpelier Vermont.

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A surprisingly wonderful find! We'll go back, for sure.

My husband and I, having been to Vermont many times over the years, finally visited Montpelier, which we found to be an interesting and attractive city. We didn't have time for a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
kcoghlan
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Jacksonville, Florida

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Jacksonville, Florida
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52 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

My husband and I, having been to Vermont many times over the years, finally visited Montpelier, which we found to be an interesting and attractive city. We didn't have time for a docent tour of the State House, which we heard was excellent, but we did go into the Vermont Historical Society Museum and were more than pleasantly surprised to... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Many think museums will likely be boring even before they walk through the door. Not this museum. If you have an hour or so to kill while you're strolling the streets of Montpelier, pop in to the Vermont History Museum. It's small, informative, interactive and just plain interesting. You'll learn about how Vermont was established, the granite and maple industries,... More 

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Carnation, Washington
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52 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

This museum tucked into a building next to the cute Vermont State Capitol does a great job taking us through the history of this very tough & independent little state, from Abenaki native times through present times. I especially enjoyed learning about the way Vermonters carved their land out of New York's aristocratic hide through sheer orneriness. The film on... More 

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Barre, Vermont
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Our school visits here at least once a year to tour and do research. The staff is awesome, knowledgeable, friendly and accommodating. So many collections to explore and investigate and experience. Check it out, you will not be sorry you did!

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

A great place to spend a wet Saturday afternoon. A well organised museum charting the Democratic development of the State of Vermont. The short film gives a good insight into the early History and people involved in it. It also has a section on Ethan Allen, whom we were aware of but did not know anything about him. A very... More 

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South Windsor, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

If you are interested in Vermont history, this is a good place to start going back to pre-revolutionary war days. We only had about 40 minutes there as part of a group tour which really is not enough time to do it justice. I would schedule about 2 hours as you need to do quite a bit of reading to... More 

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Daytona Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We spent 90 minutes wandering through many informative visits. I learned a new facet about the American Revolution involving the clash between the Grantees and the Yorkers. The state motto "Freedom and Unity" gave me pause to think aboutwhat is happening to our society today.

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Somerville
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

The VHSM does an excellent job of exploring Vermont's history and its place in US history without going overboard. It also does this quickly while giving the visitor with the feeling s/he has learned some information.

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Norman, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 411 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

This museum has a lot of information and you need to take a little bit of time to read all the information you see as you walk through the exhibits. It was very informative and we both enjoyed it. The cost is $5 per person unless you are 62 or older. Given all you have to see and read I... More 

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Haverhill, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We originally wsent there with the hopes of finding some old pictures from the early 1900's as we're writing an ancestry book about our grandparents who worked in Montpelier and our parents who were born in Montpelier. We were very successful in obtaining our goal. My cousin and I are in our 60's and it only cost $3 each with... More 

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Address: 109 State Street, Montpelier, VT 05633
Phone Number: 802-828-2291
Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Montpelier
Open Hours:
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 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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