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Address: 6000 Shelburne Rd., Shelburne, VT 05482
Phone Number: 802-985-3346
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12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: Group tours/walking tour, Leisure education
Description: Museum in Vermont that displays approximately 80,000 items of folk art and...
Museum in Vermont that displays approximately 80,000 items of folk art and similar works.
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Fabulous Day

We spent an amazing day at Shelburne Museum in late June. Everyone on the staff was friendly and helpful, and the grounds and incredible variety of museum holdings were simply... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Spartanburg, South Carolina

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Spartanburg, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

We spent an amazing day at Shelburne Museum in late June. Everyone on the staff was friendly and helpful, and the grounds and incredible variety of museum holdings were simply fascinating. Travelling with a disabled person, we found the Shelburne Museum Disability Guide like nothing we have ever encountered before. It was thorough, well thought out, and we referred to... More 

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Wilmington, Delaware
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Be sure to pick a day when the weather is good. Our family enjoyed our time here, everyone from seniors to an almost 8-year-old. The snack area has delicious food and friendly staff, so enjoy lunch here. I thought it would be more of a living history museum, but even though it wasn't the place has so much to offer.... More 

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Ballston Lake, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

I had heard a lot about the Shelburne Museum but had never been there. It is a hybrid of an art museum and a living history museum. It was surprising to find classic impressionist art in a rural Vermont town, but it is there. Degas, Monet, Manet, Cassatt. The american collection is small, but nice. The lake steamer Ticonderoga was... More 

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Portland, Maine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

A must see destination. Enough cant be said about the collections and the beautiful grounds here. Admission is for two consecutive days, and it will take all of that and then some to study everything if you really appreciate this type of attraction. Was nice to see that they do have things for children there and they seemed to be... More 

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Shelburne, Vermont, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

One of the most amazing collections of quality early American antiquities ever assembled. Folk Art at its best, extremely well preserved. If you enjoy early Americana then make this a destination. Burlington just a few miles away as well as beautiful Lake Champlain.

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Sauk City, Wisconsin, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Wow. There is so much to see in each of these buildings! I never expected the collections that we saw. Art, sleighs, glassware, quilts, and more. Collections to keep your eyes busy for hours. We spent about 3 1/2 hours here and didn't see everything.

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pleasant valley
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

What an unique experience! No other museum in the world like this one. 39 buildings, some built but most have been moved there for future generations to enjoy. The most amazing object is the paddleboat which was dragged 2 miles from Lake Champlain! Incredible! Allow 2 days to see it all (the ticket price is reasonable to begin with plus... More 

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Concord, New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Bursting with everything to do with our nation's history! What's not to like? Extensive collections of artifacts from our nation's past, beautifully presented!

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Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Don't be put off by other less-than-grand reviews! This place is in a wonderful setting with views of the Adirondacks and has some great paintings that are a must-see. Andrew Wyeth, N.C. Wyeth and many more.......The Ticonderoga is also a lovely piece of history and beautifully maintained. Added to that the gardens around the property are interesting ad I love... More 

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saratoga ny
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

We have been to lots of museums. This one is one of the best, especially with good weather. No, the only flow/connection of exhibits is things people/Vermonter would enjoy. I am not one of those people that need to see everything, however we only saw about a third in one day. Did not use café but heard good things. There... More 

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Additional Information about Shelburne Museum

Address: Address: 6000 Shelburne Rd., Shelburne, VT 05482
Phone Number: 802-985-3346
Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Shelburne
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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