Vermont's museums captivate with beauty, storytelling, unique exhibits and history. From paintings by European and American masters, to folk art and contemporary sculpture, you'll find it all. History museums tell the stories of innovative and passionate Vermonters making significant contributions in industry, nation-building and human rights, while science centers explore topics ranging from sustainable farming to the rumors of Lake Champlain’s sea serpent Champ.
Some of Vermont's museums are open seasonally, so check websites before visiting to be sure that your destination is welcoming visitors.
See the works of regional masters and international game-changers at Vermont’s art museums.
The Vermont History Museum and Chimney Point State Historic Site are two of dozens of Vermont's history museums.
SCIENCE AND NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUMS
Discover hands-on attractions that will capture your creative side while helping the whole family learn about science, technology and conservation.
Post Mills Aviation Museum Celebrates Inventiveness
Aviation enthusiasts, Americana history buffs, and art enthusiasts will find hours of entertainment at Brian’s Museum of Rusty Dusty Stuff in Post Mills. The museum houses everything from hot air balloons to art by the late collector.
SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE
Vermont's museums are home to exhibits exploring the rich history of winter sports in the state - did you know we are home to the nation's first rope tow? - as well as learning and fun for the whole family, with a focus on science, technology and environmental research, through interactive exhibits and hands-on exploration.
VERMONT'S COVERED BRIDGE MUSEUM
Explore Bennington's Covered Bridge Museum, set inside a replica of a classic Vermont bridge, and learn about how the bridges were built and their place in Vermont's heritage.