We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Shelburne Museum

6000 Shelburne Rd, Shelburne, VT 05482-6009
+1 802-985-3346
Review Highlights
Awesome Experience

We picked a beautiful fall Saturday to visit with our daughter and grand-daughter, who live in the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Atlanta, Georgia
A special place

I would describe this museum as unique and top class. Unfortunately, I did not have nearly enough... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Surrey, UK
Read all 974 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Museum in Vermont that displays approximately 80,000 items of folk art and similar works.
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“folk art” (77 reviews)
“two days” (119 reviews)
“covered bridge” (61 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
6000 Shelburne Rd, Shelburne, VT 05482-6009
+1 802-985-3346

Similar Things to Do in Shelburne

Write a ReviewReviews (974)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 943 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We picked a beautiful fall Saturday to visit with our daughter and grand-daughter, who live in the area. I could have spent an hour in the gift shop alone. There are lots of good items at not to bad prices. Then we hit the dessert...More

Thank Vacationer2Maine
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I would describe this museum as unique and top class. Unfortunately, I did not have nearly enough time to appreciate it all, but our guide was very knowledgeable and friendly. I really love the old buildings here and the history behind them, and particularly the...More

Thank clickaway54
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Good for both seniors and children just something for everyone. This is our 3rd time visiting and enjoy it every time. I will say that after the 1st of Nov. over half is closed only 5 exhibits open that is why the price is reduced...More

Thank travelers201168
Reviewed 31 October 2017

We had no trouble finding this driving down from Montreal and we arrived shortly after they opened. The day goes by too quickly so plan your time at each site. We initially took the tram around the grounds to get an overview and then we...More

1  Thank Anonymous855
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Stopped in with intent of seeing the Wild Spaces, Hunting and Fishing in America Art Exhibit, and perhaps a little more. The exhibit was fascinating and we learned a lot. Upon exiting the exhibit we decided to walk the grounds as well. Glad we did....More

Thank Travelcrow
Reviewed 29 October 2017

This is a wonderful museum on a large area of land that is a beautiful park. The exhibits are so extensive it is hard to describe. The staff members at each exhibit are friendly, helpful and passionate about their work and representing the founders of...More

Thank marygoodwin4954
Reviewed 27 October 2017

Four of us went here on the recommendation of several friends. It was so interesting. One definitely needs a two day ticket to absorb it all at a nice pace. The grounds are lovely, the map serves as a nice guide, and everyone who works...More

Thank Marilyn H
Reviewed 24 October 2017

What great way to start our vacation! We traveled here due to the reviews on Trip Advisor. You won't be disappointed. So much to see and so much to see. We enjoyed the history of everything from stage coaches,weather vanes, duck decoys. You can visit...More

Thank Cindy T
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

A must See! Spent two days there😊 it is well worth the visit. And the second day is free. There is something for everyone here!

Thank Rhonda B
Reviewed 23 October 2017

This museum is enormous and quite expensive. There is a shuttle bus but we never seemed to be at any of the stations at the right time so we walked. And walked. And walked. So many interesting exhibits. Our favourites were the circus models; the...More

Thank GreyPoundLondon
Nearby Restaurants
Rustic Roots
158 reviews
.92 km away
Folino's Wood Fired Pizza
240 reviews
.51 km away
153 reviews
1.05 km away
Cucina Antica
83 reviews
1.12 km away
Nearby Attractions
Shelburne Vineyard
145 reviews
.51 km away
Fiddlehead Brewing Company
205 reviews
.51 km away
Trinity Episcopal Church
5 reviews
1.34 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
18 November 2017|
AnswerShow all 8 answers
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
Bonnie B
25 September 2017|
AnswerShow all 12 answers
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
Judy C
26 June 2016|
AnswerShow all 10 answers
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