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Things to do in Bennington

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Ranked #1 of 12 attractions in Bennington
Category: Religious Sites; Cemeteries
This 1805 Bennington church is where poet Robert Frost is buried.
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Ranked #2 of 12 attractions in Bennington
Category: Monuments/ Statues; Lookouts
Monument to a key battle of the American Revolution. The monument stands over 300 feet tall.
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Ranked #3 of 12 attractions in Bennington
Category: History Museums; Art Museums
Owner description: Celebrating Vermont art, culture, and history with the largest collection of Grandma Moses paintings and 19th-century... more » Owner description: Celebrating Vermont art, culture, and history with the largest collection of Grandma Moses paintings and 19th-century Bennington Pottery, Battle of Bennington memorabilia and weaponry, and more. New in 2013 - Gilded Age Vermont Gallery highlights the industrial and cultural innovation of the late 1800s to the 1920s through objects that were made or owned in Bennington and the surrounding region, or created by artists with connections to the area. The items on view, all from the Bennington Museum's collection,include the 1924 Wasp Touring Car, elaborate Renaissance Revival furnishings, a stylish parlor organ manufactured by the Estey Organ Company of Brattleboro, Vermont, Frederick MacMonnies' sumptuous portrait of May Suydam Palmer, and paintings by William Morris Hunt. Glass and metal works by Lewis Comfort Tiffany add to the gallery. The art found in the new Bennington Modernism Gallery celebrates the art created from the early 1950s through the mid-1970s, a group of avant-garde artists working in and around Bennington who led the nation in artistic thought and innovation. Among the artists of national and international stature with local ties were Pat Adams, Willard Boepple, Anthony Caro, Paul Feeley, Helen Frankenthaler, Patricia Johanson, Vincent Longo, Kenneth Noland, Jules Olitski, Dan Shapiro, David Smith and Tony Smith. Changing exhibits all year. « less
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Ranked #4 of 12 attractions in Bennington
Category: Factory Tours; Historic Sites
Owner description: Good design, from our hands to yours, since 1948. Come see it made — take a self-guided tour of the pottery works. Our... more » Owner description: Good design, from our hands to yours, since 1948. Come see it made — take a self-guided tour of the pottery works. Our potters enjoy answering your questions. Shop in the historic Grist Mill and Old School House complex. We sell our dinnerware, bakeware, and classic trigger mugs, as well as our own accessories and complimentary glassware, tableware, linens, furniture and more — a unique shopping experience at our Potters Yard. Shop, factory and gardens on 3-plus acres. In downtown Bennington, less than a block off Vt. Rte. 7. Open everyday. « less
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Ranked #5 of 12 attractions in Bennington
Category: Scenic Drives
A 40-mile scenic drive between Bennington and Brattleboro.
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Ranked #6 of 12 attractions in Bennington
Category: Cemeteries
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Ranked #7 of 12 attractions in Bennington
Category: Museums; History Museums; Art Museums
Owner description: The Bennington Center for the Arts continually exhibits the work of many of the finest representational artists from around... more » Owner description: The Bennington Center for the Arts continually exhibits the work of many of the finest representational artists from around the country. In addition to the artwork in the Center's temporary exhibitions, all of which is for sale, The Bennington also has a very impressive permanent collection of Native American art (Navajo rugs, pots, katsinas, paintings of and by Native Americans) as well as bird carvings by Master Carver Floyd Scholz. The Bennington is also home to the Covered Bridge Museum. Visitors of all ages enjoy the exhibits and videos and use the information gathered to better enjoy their travels through these famous structures as they travel through Vermont. « less
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Ranked #8 of 12 attractions in Bennington
Owner description: Public Restrooms, Hiking Trail Maps, Local Menus, Accommodation Assistance, Road Maps, Brochures, Activity Listing,... more » Owner description: Public Restrooms, Hiking Trail Maps, Local Menus, Accommodation Assistance, Road Maps, Brochures, Activity Listing, Historical Tours, Nature Walks, Loaner Bikes and Relocation Information. Parking in Rear « less
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Ranked #9 of 12 attractions in Bennington
Category: Historic Sites
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Ranked #10 of 12 attractions in Bennington
We are a professional, equity theatre located in scenic Bennington, VT. Our 2014 Main Stage Season runs from May-October.
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Ranked #11 of 12 attractions in Bennington
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Ranked #12 of 12 attractions in Bennington
Category: Hiking Trails
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