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Robert Frost Stone House Museum

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121 Historic Rte 7a, Shaftsbury, VT 05262
+1 802-447-6200
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Came away wanting more!

Perhaps that is a good thing - to want more - after a visit. Essentially 3 rooms of the house are... read more

Reviewed October 23, 2016
REJ810
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San Francisco, California
it was closed

Very disappointed to find that it was closed after we drove two hours to get there. No info on... read more

Reviewed October 22, 2016
audreyd582
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Home of poet Robert Frost in his middle years.
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good26%
  • Average19%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible3%
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121 Historic Rte 7a, Shaftsbury, VT 05262
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Reviewed October 23, 2016

Perhaps that is a good thing - to want more - after a visit. Essentially 3 rooms of the house are open -- the kitchen is where you buy your tickets. There is a living room with a large fireplace and storyboards around the walls...More

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Reviewed October 22, 2016

Very disappointed to find that it was closed after we drove two hours to get there. No info on website to the contrary; it was supposed to be open. Don't go without making sure they are not closed.

Thank audreyd582
Reviewed October 16, 2016

We visited the Robert Frost house in early October. Normally the house is open Wednesday through Sunday, but in October, it is open every day. The house is now a museum, with some pieces of furniture and other items from Frost's time there. We especially...More

1  Thank Elaine S
Reviewed October 10, 2016

I didn't actually go INSIDE the house, but I did stop long enough to walk around the grounds and take some pictures. It is picturesque.

1  Thank reblhrt
Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

Because I'm a fan I was willing to overlook some of the deficiencies others have identified. I wouldn't argue with any of those deficiencies. I was willing to read and study to extract tidbits of information. It's there. Where he grew up and where he...More

Thank Herv M
Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in on way by on a Sunday. Three rooms of panels of pictures, poems, family history in downstairs of house where Robert Frost and his family lived 100 years ago. $5.00 for seniors is enough to pay for what it is. Self guided. Grounds...More

Thank Beth Brown L
Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

The museum was small, but interesting. The staff person at the desk, however, was so surly that it spoiled the visit, the only stop we made for pleasure on our trip. Everyone has bad days, perhaps that was it, but it was poor timing for...More

Thank roverstwo
Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

We felt they could have done more with the house to make it more exciting but there is a lot of great history about Robert Frost and his works. Some nice memorabilia. Very reasonably priced. We did have a nice picnic on the grounds.

Thank Mimikids
Reviewed July 29, 2016

I went in thinking I would learn a little about him even though I am not a fan. I just wanted to know when and why he lived in the house and for how long. Why did he move? Did he raise his family there?...More

1  Thank ehart2016
Reviewed June 29, 2016

The grounds and buildings on the property are lovely, though there is no interpretation whatsoever, and the garden area was quite unkempt the day we visited. For $6.00 you take a "self-guided" tour of just two rooms. Each had walls covered with small photos and...More

2  Thank Diana P
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