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Shelburne Museum

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6000 Shelburne Rd, Shelburne, VT 05482-6009
+1 802-985-3346
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Elegant Collection of Americana

The 740 Park Avenue Apartment with its Impressionist Art collection intact is amazing. I have never... read more

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jtbnyc
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NYC
Always a great value....

This place never ceases to be a worthwhile visit. If you can, plan on a whole day. Bring a picnic... read more

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toscwolfstar
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Chester, Vermont
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Museum in Vermont that displays approximately 80,000 items of folk art and similar works.
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“two days” (121 reviews)
“folk art” (66 reviews)
“covered bridge” (60 reviews)
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6000 Shelburne Rd, Shelburne, VT 05482-6009
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+1 802-985-3346
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Reviewed yesterday

The 740 Park Avenue Apartment with its Impressionist Art collection intact is amazing. I have never seen so many Mary Cassatt paintings in one place!

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Reviewed yesterday

This place never ceases to be a worthwhile visit. If you can, plan on a whole day. Bring a picnic lunch. This time I brought the wife on her second visit. The first was 50 years ago when she was only 5. We saw many...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Loved the history! The trolley was a great feature to use to get around. The restaurant was pricey. Lots of restrooms.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

"Museum" doesn't begin to do justice to what this place, just south of Burlington, is all about. Yes, it does have several art museums with an eclectic collection of U.S. and European art, but it is much more than that. Shelburne is a uniquely American,...More

1  Thank LanSluderBelize
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The depth and breadth of exhibits is unbelievable. The investment that has been made here is just incredible. The care of curation blows the mind. The gardens and maintenance must be seen to be believed. Regardless of your interest, there is something wonderful for everyone...More

1  Thank ellyhob1591
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Highly recommend for visiting! The best museum I ever been! Better to go when the good weather, because it is ver enjoyable to be on the air and walk between houses.

Thank Karina K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I drove by on my way into Burlington and was intrigued enough to do some research. At first I was skeptical about a museum showcasing one of the worlds wealthiest hoarder's stuff. I'm joking of course, but this place is legit. I figured I spend...More

1  Thank Charles S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife has always wanted to go to this museum so we coupled with a trip to Quebec City. I'm not a huge museum fan but enjoyed this one a great deal. As you visit the various buildings throughout the acreage the staff in each...More

1  Thank Bob R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the best place to learn about all things Americana. We spent about five hours there and could easily have spent two or three days. One of the most unusual exhibits was the Ticondoroga, a paddlewheeler that transported people, goods and even livestock all...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

kMy wife and I were on vacation in Vermont recently, and toured this museum with our family. It has something for everybody - from children to seniors. Magnificent one-of-a-kind collections of things like dolls, Vermont made antique muskets, a genuine Lake Champlain riverboat that can...More

1  Thank ZeroTTZero
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Tessaanddennis
November 17, 2017|
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Response from Gary B | Reviewed this property |
We were there in October and the entire museum was open. This is a museum with many buildings (large barns, a passenger boat once used on the lake, replica stores and houses based on actual buildings/blue prints, etc. That... More
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Bonnie B
September 24, 2017|
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Response from Whenareweleaving1012 | Reviewed this property |
It depends. It's a sprawling place, so you may be frustrated by how much time you'll miss with only two hours,however it's one of the best open air museums that I've been to and a number of the buildings closest to the... More
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Judy C
June 25, 2016|
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Response from Bill B | Reviewed this property |
They have a shuttle, a large covered vehicle that runs a regular circuit around the property so you can get to each of the areas without excessive walking. I would bring a water bottle if it is warm. You can stay at any of... More
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