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Address: 58 Bridge Street, White River Junction, Hartford, VT 05001
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This place is different.

If you are looking for one of a kind museum this is the right place for you. It is very tiny and there is no fee to get in. Before you go inside prepare yourself this is a very... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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Quechee, Vermont
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Quechee, Vermont
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6 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

If you are looking for one of a kind museum this is the right place for you. It is very tiny and there is no fee to get in. Before you go inside prepare yourself this is a very strange but interesting museum. If you are the right type of person you will enjoy this museum.

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Bangor, Maine
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82 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

It's certainly NOT 'average'. I can't say it's 'very good' either but there's not a bubble that says 'VERY STRANGE' or 'MUST SEE IF YOURE NOT FAINT OF HEART' This is the strangest museum I have ever entered! Some displays are quite grisly, some inane, some arcane. Definitely a unique collection! It was like watching a train wreck! Wow!

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Strafford, Vermont
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25 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

When to a benefit last night at the MSM. WOW~ most amazing place to hold an even. Great acoustics among the craziest collections of our Valley! Thank you MSM for being such an important part of our community. Yeah Ephemera!

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White River Junction, Vermont
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

This is one of the oddest and most unique 'museums' you'll ever visit. Not for folks looking for Avant gard art. Think old train tracks, stuffed animals and local oddities. What is so interesting and hard to describe is how they are displayed and the info tags applied. Very funny. They also host some really innovative live music on weekends.... More 

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NoHo Ma
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33 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

Firstly, I love museums that tend to be quirky and unusual, Like the Mutter Museum in Philly. I was quite excited to see this funky museum and its contents. Perhaps some years ago this was a museum, but now looks like a deserted flea market from the 50's. It is dark, smelly and gross. The painting that incorporated 2 dead... More 

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Fairlee, Vermont
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40 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

We stopped in here because a friend was visiting and she has a professional travel writer friend who loves this place for its quirkiness. To me is was just an odd ball collection, but quirky to the Nth degree for sure. If you want something way out of the ordinary, don't miss it.

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Brooklyn, New York, United States
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2011

I liked the reuse of this old fire station as a museum, and it has some cool stuff. I think it is not open consistent hours so please check ahead before you visit.

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South Burlington, Vermont
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2011

We love the Main Street Museum and have been there many times over the years. For lovers of the old style of "cabinet of curiosity" museums. I was in love the first time I ever set foot on their creaky wood floors and inhaled deeply the musty, tangy, divine odor of living antiquity. It floods me with pleasant Proustian impressions... More 

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VERMONT
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65 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2011

Stopped by to check out the intriguing burnt wood sculptures out front. The museum was closed, but I was intrigued by two things. Behind the museum was a gold cadillac encrusted with lobsters dinosaurs, bulls and real pair of swim fins attached to the Cadillac fins. I had seen this car before on Cape Cod! The museum website is interesting... More 

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Upstate New York
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30 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2010

This is a tongue-in-cheek museum, with a lot of old quirky collections of antiques, flora and fauna and pop-culture thrown in with local history. Dark and dusty with nooks and crannies. We were there for a little musical event and got to look around the museum before it started. If you like to visit off-beat places, this is the place... More 

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