Art & Culture


A restored steamship outdoors in the summer.
The interior of a museum with a curved wood ceiling and glass display cases around the room.

Visit a Museum in Vermont

Vermont’s museums captivate with beauty, storytelling, unique exhibits, and history. Discover paintings by European and American masters, folk art, contemporary sculpture, and more. History museums tell the stories of innovative and passionate Vermonters while science centers explore topics ranging from sustainable farming to the Lake Champlain ecosystem. Some of Vermont’s museums are open seasonally, so check websites before visiting to be sure that your destination is welcoming visitors. 

Exterior of a rustic building with artifacts of every day life.

Museum of Everyday Life

This curious destination in Glover, part of Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom, celebrates the everyday with rotating seasonal displays. From exhibits on scissors and dust to an examination of pencils and string, this is a must-see hidden gem of creatively arranged everyday items.

Montshire Museum of Science

Norwich’s Montshire Museum of Science offers interactive exhibits, miles of trails outdoors, and many ways for kids to experience hands-on science and learn concepts for themselves.  

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An audience sits down to watch an outdoor concert as the sun sets in the background.

Concerts on the Green

This concert series brings internationally known names to Shelburne Museum for a festival-like atmosphere amidst the unique setting of the museum’s collected Americana and folk art.