History and Social Studies

Featured History Museums/Exhibits

Bennington Museum

The Bennington Museum has been recognized for having one of the nine most memorable exhibitions in North America. Visit the museum and see why they are making the news! Address: 75 Main Street, Bennington, VT 05201. Tel: 802-447-1571. Cost: Free.... More Info

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Abenaki Tribal Museum

100 Grand Avenue. Swanton, VT. 802-868-2559. A focus of Native pride & activity in Northwestern VT, the museum’s exhibits include both original artifacts as well as reproductions of historic artifacts, augmented by modern Abenaki craft arts. Fee.

American Museum of Fly Fishing

4104 Main Street. Manchester, VT. 802-362-3300. Dedicated to preserving the rich heritage of fly fishing, this museum showcases all things dedicated to the craft of fly fishing and will interest anglers of all ages. Fee.

Dana House Museum

26 Elm Street. Woodstock, VT. 802-457-1822. Built in 1807 and features exhibits of furniture, fine art, clothing, textiles, silver, ceramics, photographs, and early American toys. Fee.

National Museum of Morgan Horse

122 Bostwick Road. Shelburne, VT. 802-985-8665. Horse lovers come learn the history of the American breed Morgan horse. Fee.

Robert Hull Fleming Museum

61 Colchester Avenue. Burlington, VT. 802-656-0750. More than 20,000 pieces of art and artifacts from Ancient Egypt, Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas are presented in our permanent collection galleries as well as in changing exhibitions. Fee.

The Ethan Allen Homestead Museum

Off Route 127. Burlington, VT. 802-865-4556. The historic home of Vermont's founder Ethan Allen and his wife Fanny. Just a short drive from downtown Burlington, the homestead offers hands-on history and scenic walking trails and picnic areas. Fee.

Vermont Covered Bridge Museum

44 Gypsy Ln. Bennington, VT. 802-442-7158. Explores the history and origins of covered bridges in Vermont. Learn about the bridges and their history with the help of models, photos, and a map of their locations in Vermont. Fee.

Vermont Ski Museum

1 Main St - The Perkins Building. Stowe, VT. 802-253-9911. Learn the history of Vermont snowboarding and skiing technology, icons, and culture. Fee.