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Vermont Ski Museum

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Address: 1 S Main St, The Perkins Building, Stowe, VT 05672
Phone Number: 802-253-9911
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Description: Located in the Old Town Hall, this museum captures moments in skiing...
Located in the Old Town Hall, this museum captures moments in skiing history.
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Way too political.

This place showcases to much equipment that's not from Vermont and that caused far too many ski-injuries (junk, in fact). The curators are way under-informed about the real... read more

1 of 5 starsReviewed September 29, 2014
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Stowe, Vermont
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Stowe, Vermont
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This place showcases to much equipment that's not from Vermont and that caused far too many ski-injuries (junk, in fact). The curators are way under-informed about the real history of most ski-equipment. Sad for a real ski-town.

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Longueuil, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Well presented and lots of ski memorabilia. A skiers delight if they are also a history buff. Lots of information about the history of skiing in the area as well as famous skiers from the area.

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Plainfield, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

It was ok but the NH ski museum is so much better. In and out in less than a hour only because we chatted with the tour guide.

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Wayne, New Jersey
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Every museum depends on donations to do their upkeeping. So, donate & learn about all the interesting stories of skiing. We spent more time than we thought we were going to spend.

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Hudson,NH
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232 reviews 232 reviews
106 attraction reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

The Museum is small. I wouldn't make a special trip to see it. But if you are in the Town of Stowe, Main Street, check it out.

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Pottstown
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67 reviews 67 reviews
20 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014 via mobile

It took us about an hour and 30 minutes because we sat through the movie. The movie was an hour, which we did not know. It was all about the history of skiing in the US rather than the history of Stowe. It was interesting. The museum was 5.00 a person or 10.00 a family. The person at the front... More 

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Georgetown, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

We saw a great film about the skiing that took and still does at Dartmouth College. It was long, but informative.

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White River Jct., VT
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

A neat little museum and worth seeing if you like to ski or snow board. Friendly person at desk who provided us with lots of information about the museum and the town.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Unfriendly & unhelpful woman at ticket sales. No smile. No "welcome to our museum, do you have any questions?" Just a brusque, "$10 a family," as she didn't even look our direction, and you can forget about the smile. What do you know--we didn't stay. And they can forget about our $10.

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Stowe, Vermont
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6 reviews 6 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

This hidden gem in Stowe, which we came upon as we were strolling alon the main street in the center of Stowe, popped out like a Jack in the Box. We went there three years ago and the whole family enjoyed it! It's a perfect spot to learn anectdotally about skiing, it's personalities and history.

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