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Vermont Ski Museum

1 S Main St, The Perkins Building, Stowe, VT 05672
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Ranked #18 of 27 Attractions in Stowe
Type: Specialty Museums
Description: Located in the Old Town Hall, this museum captures moments in skiing history.
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Plainfield, United States
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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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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168 reviews 168 reviews
67 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 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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66 reviews 66 reviews
19 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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9 reviews 9 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
20 reviews 20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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64 reviews 64 reviews
33 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

It bit more like a shop with extras and quite pricey compared to other things we did on our holiday but interesting nevertheless. Good videos with modern day film but history too. Lots of information around the place and some interesting things to see.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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36 reviews 36 reviews
13 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

We loved this converted church that has become a museum. It has a comprehensive collection of skis and ski memorabilia. We loved the old chair-lift car in the center of the building.

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