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Vermont Historical Society Museum

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Address: 109 State Street, Montpelier, VT 05633
Phone Number: 802-828-2291
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Museum of history in Montpelier Vermont.

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Great small museum

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW 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.

Thank Vivaldi5
henderson, Nv
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank jephm
Cold Spring, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

Thank Afoodie65
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

Thank davetcmom
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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.

Thank JBonn659
Castro Valley, California
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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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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.

Thank David A
Castro Valley, California
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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

If you are in Montpelier it is well worth the time and a few $$ to visit this museum. A little history lesson never hurt anyone!

Thank harv2u
Puyallup, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

Located adjacent to the Vermont State House, this museum houses nice collections relative to the history of Vermont starting from the earliest settlers to the current day. The displays, dioramas and video are nicely presented with concise information that is easy to understand for all age groups.

Thank michael_smith56

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