American Precision Museum

amprecThe American Precision Museum in Windsor, Vermont is located in a renovated 1846 factory which is said to be the first U.S. factory where precision interchangeable parts were made. The museum has the largest collection of historically significant machine tools in the States. The museum is generally open daily from 10am until 5 pm Memorial Day Weekend through October.

We advise checking the museum website for up to date information on hours and admission.

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Birds of Vermont Museum

carver_picThe Birds of Vermont Museum has more than 500 carvings completed by Bob Spear, one of Vermont's leading naturalists and woodcarvers. The museum, located in Huntington, VT,  is one of the best kept secrets in Vermont and visitors often find themselves returning many times.  Some of the highlights:

ECHO Lake Aquarium & Science Center

echo1ECHO stands for Ecology, Culture, History and Opportunity. Check out the pass and discover over 60 species of fish, amphibians, invertebrates and reptiles at the ECHO Center in downtown Burlington. There are also many hands on exhibits, traveling exhibits, live animal feedings and more!

Please always check the museum website for the most up to date details on open dates and admission.


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Lake Champlain Maritime Museum

LCCMThe Lake Champlain Maritime Museum promotes the active discovery and care of Lake Champlain's maritime heritage and environment through hands-on, mind-on experiences. The Museum's 4-acre campus at Basin Harbor (4472 Basin Harbor Road, Vergennes).

Please check admission requirements and open hours at the museum website.

Admission: Free in 2021 - no pass needed.

 

Rokeby Museum Pass

rokebyRokeby is a ninety-acre National Historic Landmark designated for its Underground Railroad history. This museum is generally open from mid-May to late October.

Please always check the museum website for the most up to date details on open dates and admission.

Guidelines to borrowing the Rokeby pass:

Admission: This pass entitles the card holder to free admission for 1 adult free admission and 1 child free admission and up to four more at $5/adult, $2.50/child. Children younger than 5 are free.

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Shelburne Farms

shelburneShelburne Farms is a 1,400 acre working farm with walking trails, children's farmyard, inn and restaurant on the shores of Lake Champlain. The farm hosts many special events throughout the year.

Currently no pass is required. Please visit the museum website for details on admission and open hours.

 

Shelburne Museum

shelburnemuseumShelburne Museum is a diverse museum consisting of paintings, folk art, quilts, historic buildings, the Steamboat Ticonderoga, tools, carriages, costumes and more! The museum is open year around. For more information on the museum offerings please check their website.

Please always check the museum website for the most up to date details on open dates and admission.

Guidelines to borrowing the Shelburne Museum Guest Card:

 

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Vermont Historic Sites

histsitesThe Vermont Historic Sites pass allows access to some of the states most important site in history. These range from prehistoric encampments, Revolutionary War sites and homesteads of U.S. Presidents.

This pass allows entrance to the following places:

  • Bennington Battle Monument
  • Chimney Point State Park
  • Ethan Allen Historic Site
  • Eureka Schoolhouse
  • Hubbardton Battlefield State Historic Site
  • Hyde Log Cabin
  • Justin Morrill State Historic Sire
  • Mount Independence State Historic Site
  • Old Constitution House State Historic Site
  • President Calvin Coolidge State Historic Site
  • President Chester Arthur Historic Site

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Vermont's History Museum

VHSMVermont's History Museum is a multimedia exhibit presenting Vermont's history from 1600 to the present day. There is one permanent exhibit aptly named "Freedom and Unity One Ideal, Many Stories", which has been on display since 2004 that enables visitors to walk through time and experience a full sized Abenaki wigwam, a re-creation of the Catamount Tavern where the Green Mountain Boys gathered, a railroad station complete with a working telegraph and a WWII living room furnished with period music and magazines.

This pass also allows entrance to the Vermont Heritage Galleries.

Please check admission requirements and open hours at the museum website.

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