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Address: 109 State St, Montpelier, VT 05602-2720
Phone Number: 802-828-2291
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Museum of history in Montpelier Vermont.

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Walk back in VT history

I walked into this place trying to get out of the heat. I had about an hour to kill before a meeting, man was I surprised. This place is amazing I learned quite a bit of Vermont... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Montpelier, Vermont

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Montpelier, Vermont
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I walked into this place trying to get out of the heat. I had about an hour to kill before a meeting, man was I surprised. This place is amazing I learned quite a bit of Vermont history an hour is not long enough. I had to leave for my meeting but I had to come back afterwards to finish... More 

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Thank Vermonttexican
Haymarket, Virginia
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65 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is definitely worth a visit if you're in Montpelier and is free. The museum has wonderful exhibits of Vermont history and is well organized.

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Thank Patricia K
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful historical exhibits especially the Native American hogan. Love this place. Small but rich. Near other great places, such as state house tours and cafes with craft beers, hotel with great food.

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henderson, Nv
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

We were a bit disappointed there were not more displays and documentation of Vermont especially in the French/Indian War and the Revolutionary War. The movie was especially disappointing as a good deal of it was centered on modern issues.

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Cold Spring, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

Excellent presentations about the history of the state of Vermont and the area. Self guided tour with something of interest to adults as well as children. If you are in the area, this is not to be missed.

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boston
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

This museum is a good place to learn Vermont's history. The displays are well laid out and tell the history in a chronological order.

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Thank davetcmom
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118 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016

I went here Friday for VT birthday celebration. It was pretty cool and the Museum has a lot to do. I will go back here again. The staff was friendly and it was so cool looking around. I did not get to read everything but will go here again.

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Castro Valley, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

It's located in a beautiful building very close to the Capital so one can invest a whole day in the area. Their displays are excellent in explaining Vermont's history and how their residents since the state began have invented so many things that benefit not only Vermonters but the entire country and from them, our world. Vermont has also produced... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

Our visit for $3 each was very good value. The exhibits and the visual displays therein set out well aspects of Vermont's history.

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Castro Valley, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

Very nice museum focusing on Vermont history, and how Vermont residents impacted national and world events. Spacious facility with many nice interactive displays.

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