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Shelburne Museum

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Address: 6000 Shelburne Rd, Shelburne, VT 05482-6009
Phone Number: 802-985-3346
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Museum in Vermont that displays approximately 80,000 items of folk art and...

Museum in Vermont that displays approximately 80,000 items of folk art and similar works.

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Bucket List location that is much better than we hoped

Shelburne Museum has long been on my Must Visit List. We spent 2 days exploring the diverse collections of American Folk Art from the tiny to the huge. Especially wonderful are... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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San Francisco, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Shelburne Museum has long been on my Must Visit List. We spent 2 days exploring the diverse collections of American Folk Art from the tiny to the huge. Especially wonderful are the fine paintings by Mary Cassett, Corot, Andrew Weyth and the special exhibit of Grandma Moses. Great for everyone, especially families.

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Laconia, New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you love Americana, Folk Art, Fine Art, this museum is not to be missed. There's a lot to see, which is why the admission fee comes in the form of a 2-day pass. My companion and I were there for the express purpose of viewing the original paintings by Grandma Moses that were on display. But we were also... More 

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Providence RI
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stumbled on this museum without having planned on a visit, so we were very time limited (2 hours). We did an express visit and hit the highlights, which were terrific, already planning a trip back to see it all, don't miss it.

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Cobham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The sun was shining - but it was not too hot - the perfect day for an open air museum. Firstly we went round on the bus to see where everything was. this was useful, because there was a mini guided tour of the museum. We spent almost the entire day at this museum, going in and out of the... More 

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Tombstone, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Exercise your body as well as your mind at Shelburne Museum. Walk through 21 gardens and explore inside the 38 buildings filled with art, design and Americana (and I'm wondering if they count the 220 foot Tichonderoga side wheel steam boat as a building or in addition to the buildings). The Grandma Moses exhibit was amazing! The docent pointed out... More 

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Philadelphia, PA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It has everything, Degas/Rembrandt Paintings, THE BEARS, Famous Ticonderoga Steam Boat (Well worth trip just for that) with a tour and 1920's Carousel with rides. Cost is $24.00, but if you are staying at a hotel/Inn ask for a discount ticket for the Shelburne Museum. We saved $6.00 off of each ticket. Of Note: Walking up/down hills; They have a... More 

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South Burlington, Vermont
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is one of the premium stops on a list of things to do in Vermont . Great for the entire family for an all day educational fun experience . History galore and something for everyone

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Golden Valley, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don't miss this museum if you're in the area. Plan to spend several hours. Use their handy shuttle to ride around the buildings before you decide which exhibits you want to visit. The Ticonderoga is great and it's amazing what they did to get it there.

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South Florida, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is awesome. From the dry docked side wheeler Ticonderoga to the Gradma Moses exhibit, this museum is a delight and not to be missed if you're in the Burlington area. They have a locomotive and rail cars to explore, an amazing collection of dolls and trivets, yes, trivets. This place has it all. Too much to list here.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The title of museum is misleading. This is a jump back into our recent past. It is really a folk museum in a huge park. The highlights were the model circus parade, the apothecary and general store, the railway station: In the booking office we felt we were in the middle of the western "High Noon" and Gary Cooper was... More 

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